Age/Grade | Elementary 2

Morphing

Morphing

With an emphasis on line, this lesson explores the potential of a collaborative process by conitnually redefining the drawing as a piece of work as well as a process.

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.

Painting with a Message

Painting with a Message

This lesson focuses on helping kids help themselves and other kids by painting with a message in the style of Keith Haring. It empowers them and teaches that their art can be a source of hope and information for others.

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.

Red and Blue

This collaborative project, inspired by a set of prints Haring made titled, RED AND BLUE, asks children to interpret classmates' abstract shapes and write or tell a story about them.

Pictures

Usually lessons take a class through a project, this lesson takes a class through reflection and display, a great complement to any activity.

Morphs

This lesson, similar to our Flip-Book lesson, is designed for children to explore movements and perform them as the different characters in Haring's work, emphasizing transitional poses and personal expression.

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