Bat Directed Drawing - Babbling Abby
Try this easy Bat directed drawing activity with your kiddos today! The directions are a free download and you can draw him using letters in the alphabet!
5 Simple Sub Plans to Make Your Life Easier - The Art of Education University
I love my job and I love my students, so I try to avoid being gone as much as possible. However, there are times when I just can’t be there. There are times when I need to plan for a sub. The problem with subs is that they are rarely art teachers. They are nervous […]
The Best Way to Tell What REALLY Happened While You Were Out - The Art of Education University
We’re all familiar with the following stressful scenario. You wake up on a school morning to find yourself so ill that you are practically incapacitated. You spend several minutes fighting an internal struggle. Write substitute lesson plans or go to work feeling like death warmed over? Finally, common sense prevails, and you submit a sub […]
Art History and Writing Integration - Whimsy Workshop Teaching
Integrate art and literacy with no prep or background knowledge with step by step tutorials for art history and art around the world!
Fun Fall Activity | Interactive Fall Coloring Pages | Pumpkins & More!
Thanksgiving and Fall Interactive Coloring Pages. This set is a combination set with 8 interactive coloring sheets and 8 pattern filled coloring sheets plus 4 writing prompts, a blank writing prompt page (to design your own), instructions for creating interactive coloring pages and a fully colored e...
6 Amazing Art Projects that Incorporate Writing - The Art of Education University
An 8th-grade student walks into a classroom and sits down at a desk. With a freshly-sharpened pencil, the student is preparing to take the state writing assessment. As part of this assessment, the student will be expected to complete a descriptive essay in 90 minutes. This is the writing prompt: “Describe one activity you enjoy.” […]
Mystery Drawings - set of five, K-5 classroom or art room activity
*Also available in the Everything Art Bundle* *Also available in the Art Integration for the Elementary Classroom Bundle* Mystery drawings are drawings students create without knowing what the picture will be - a great exercise for listening skills and reinforcing vocabulary. I have used these succe...
Studio Art: Unit 1 (Common Core and Marzano Incorporation)
My previous post gave you a preview of a project for my Studio students. Here I am going to share a bit more how I am going to work to incorporate some Common Core into this unit, as well as more details of what I hope to accomplish with this unit. Now, I know some of you may think that this project I want them to do is a little elementary, and to an extent I agree, but let me explain why I am starting off a little "easy". I have not had this group of students since 6th grade, which was my…
In the Art Room: My Favorite Sub Plans!
DISCLAIMER: I am offering these lessons, handouts and videos to you for free. PLEASE do not take my lessons and sell them. Because that would be super crappy of you (yes, someone is doing this. Yes, they are super crappy). Thank you. Going to NAEA in Boston next week? Need some sub plans? Y'all, I got you COVERED! Today I'm sharing my favorite VIDEO sub plans and my tips and tricks to planning for being out. There's nothing like the amount of WORK you gotta do just to take some time off. I'm…
Caitlin Fisher, Southeast Middle School, Sub Lessons
Artists Inspiring Other Artists to Become Better Educators This is a nice site. I have posted a link to this post over on my blog, "Art Sub Lessons." http://artsublessons.blogspot.com/2011/12/handouts-for-subs.html jan Love your work sheets I was hoping to be able to print them. Do you have a…
Emergency Sub Plans
"Sub plans are a breeze!" said NO TEACHER EVER! Ugh, we all know how difficult it is to miss school for a prepared absence and the stress it places on staff when there's no plan in place, but how do...