Age/Grade | Elementary 2

Hip Hop, Skip, and Jump

This program was designed to be a take-home activity for children in conjunction with the exhibition of Keith Haring's work at the Whitney Museum in New York City.

Tools for Discussing Haring’s Work

By maintaining a framework to lead a discussion, this outline will help make looking at, talking about, and responding to art less intimidating.

The Story of Red and Blue – Writing

The Story of Red and Blue - Writing

This lesson helps students explore the creative possibilities of using language to interpret art.

The 1980s Series – Graffiti

During the 1980s, music, dance, fashion, and art experienced a boom of energy and innovation. It was also during the 80s that Haring came into prominence and produced most of his signature work. This series of lessons seeks to explore the cultural and creative phenomenons of the 1980s for the youth of today. The Graffiti project seeks to create an open & constructive forum for students to communicate their thoughts and feelings by creating a "graffiti wall" within the classroom.

Windows

Students can create their own symbolic windows into their imaginations.

The Sky

Students will create images of the sky that convey their moods and feelings.

Self Portraits from the Future

Students will make craypa self portraits of what they might look like in 100 years.

Fish Collages

Exploring color and pattern through collage, this lesson was produced by a college student majoring in Art Education.

Paper Sculpture Habitats

Paper Sculpture Habitats

THIS LESSON USES THE NYC BLUEPRINT LEARNING STANDARDS.
Elementary students design their own mix and matched animals, using a lesson framework that emphasizes transformation, then they create an entire ecosystem for them using 3-dimensional collage materials.

This lesson accompanies the following additional lessons:
"Clay for Fun"
"Cranimals in 3D"
"Creating a Cranimal"

Cranimals in 3D

Cranimals in 3D

THIS LESSON USES THE NYC BLUEPRINT LEARNING STANDARDS.
Elementary students design their own mix and matched animals, using a lesson framework that emphasizes transformation, then they experiment with clay and shape their animals into 3D sculptures.

This lesson accompanies the following additional lessons:
"Clay for Fun"
"Creating a Cranimal"
"Paper Sculpture Habitats"

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