Ice breakers you won’t hate

An ice breaker is an activity, game, or event that is used to welcome and encourage conversation in a class. It’s the beginning of the year getting-to-know-you activity. An icebreaker can run the gamut from painful and awkward to fun and engaging. A well-done icebreaker can go a long way to set a positive vibe […]

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Bell Ringers and Think Series for the Holidays

Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Andrew Scrivani (Photographer) Thanksgiving Yayoi Kusama Thanksgiving Horace Pippin Thanksgiving Doris Lee Thanksgiving Alice Neel Thanksgiving Claude Monet Halloween Bell Ringers Practice sketching this Halloween-inspired photo of a spider and web, here. Design your own jack-o-lantern bell ringer, download here. How Jamie Wyeth creates the mood in his Painting, Pumpkinhead- Self Portrait, here. […]

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Bell Ringer: Art Materials and Techniques

Have a painting project coming up? We have a bell ringer that will teach the students about the anatomy of brushes and the possible uses for various brushes.  Download Brush Anatomy. Ruler skills. Test your student’s understanding of a ruler before you ask them to draw a one inch border. Download Bell-Ringer-Ruler-Challenge.

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Bell Ringers: Art History and Issues in Art

Have fun with this My Art Lesson Plan BellRinger, Parodies of the Mona Lisa. Do you have a Georgia O’keefe inspired lesson? If so, consider this “Who am I?” bill ringer to introducer her, Bell Ringer Who am I?. This can also be used in conjunction with My Art Lesson’s Natural Abstraction lesson plan. Download […]

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Bell Ringers: Problem Solving Skills

Click here to download a bell ringer for problem solving, the candle problem. A classic riddle used to test creative thinking skills. Click here to download a bell ringer for problem solving, type riddles. Good for graphic Design or general art classes.

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