Age/Grade | Elementary 1

Color

Keith Haring's art places a lot of impact on shape and colour. This lesson enables learners to see the imact of colour within an artwork.

Lady Liberty

Lady Liberty

This wonderful project celebrates freedom and Keith Haring at the same time, while helping students to understand what makes this country so unique and special.

Haring Style Drawings

Sent to us by one of our most active teachers, this project demonstrates the explorative fun that students can have with Keith Haring inspired imagery.

Book of Little Things

Although initially used as an adjunct to a larger scale lesson, this activity provides much potential when used with Keith Haring's book, NINA'S BOOK OF LITTLE THINGS, which allows for interactive visual and conceptual activities.

Kindergarten Mural

Kindergarten Mural

Small groups of students danced to music in the hallway, while tracing their bodies in movement poses on colored paper. They were cut out, glued onto one large sheet of paper, and outlined in black paint to brighten up our school hallway.

A Book About Heart

A Book About Heart

An explorative lesson that stimulates language skills while aiding in the development of social and emotional awareness.

Ten

Using Keith Haring's book, TEN as a starting point, children will learn to quantify and visually depict numbers.

Stories

Similar to the book, I WISH I DIDN'T HAVE TO SLEEP, containing children's responses to Haring's work, students are encouraged to look at Haring's work, and create their own stories.

Snapshots

Inspired by work Haring explored throughout his life, this project asks students to photograph one another and reflect upon what they see both externally and internally.

Small

Using Keith Haring's book, BIG, Children will write and illustrate all the words they know for the word small.

1 2 3 4 6