After looking at works from Keith Haring's "Dance" book, 3rd grade students use a square piece of paper to design their own Keith Haring dance composition. Using markers, they outline and color in their shapes solidly like Keith Haring's paintings
Students at PS183 in New York, learn how to draw with wire, as part of the bodies in motion workshop
Children from the Netherlands explore a unit on Keith Haring, including Tee-shirt stamping and collaborative, mural-sized drawings.
After a dance lesson about statues, these youngsters looked at Keith Haring pictures and drew their own silhouettes on the asphalt outside their school.
Fourth and Fifth grade Special Education students wrote fables, created a subway mural, dance freeze cut outs, illustrations and sculptures of their characters, wrote a song and choreographed a dance for each character, and designed a web page of their work on the project.
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 low-budget, exciting way to explore the function and creative process of public art while gaining a deeper understanding of Haring's work.
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.
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.
A lesson especially designed for younger children to help them understand body proportion and construction.