Combating “The Great Holiday Art Room Supply Heist”

There are predictable times of the year when teachers treat the art room as their own supply closet. Before winter break is one of them. It starts off innocuous enough, with a knock on the door and a request for 25 sheets of green construction paper. Maybe you owe that teacher a favor or happen […]

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Animated Shorts for the Holidays

Have some time to kill this week? Consider an animated short. All of these animated shorts are festive and age-appropriate for 5-12. We have previewed and put our stamp of approval on all these, as well as our comments. What can you learn from an animated short? Composition, storytelling, form, lighting, character development, etc. If […]

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Woven Star Ornament Instruction Sheet

Earlier finishers? Extra time to fill before the Holiday break? We got you covered with this downloadable. instruction sheet on how to make a Woven Star Ornament. Paper, Scissors, and Glue are all you need.

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Gift Bag

Click to download for the PDF download Gift Bag Instructions. This is pdf is part of the marbling lessons although the gift bag can be made with any decorative paper. You can find marbling instructions here.

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Origami Nesting Box

Click for the PDF download to create an Origami Nesting Box. This resource can be matched  with this marbling lesson. Although you can also use any other kind of decorative paper you might have on hand, like origami paper. Digital art teachers might consider having student make a pattern, fill a square with it, print […]

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Gift Bag

Gift Bag Instructions This download goes with this marbling lesson

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