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.

Banners with a Message II

Banners with a Message II

Using the "Posters with a Message" Lesson as a starting point, this project allows students to exhibit their work publicly and address the related concerns of presentation and observation.

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.

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.

Window Mural

A teacher's account of her "Nutcracker Mural" done in the style of Keith Haring's characters in a local storefront window.

Keith Haring Olympics

Keith Haring Olympics

Students from Florida create a public mural of figures participating in an Olympic sports, in the style of Keith Haring.

Street Art Project

Street Art Project

A low-budget, exciting way to explore the function and creative process of public art while gaining a deeper understanding of Haring's work.

Across Curriculum

A wonderful lesson sent in by a school in England that helps students examine and discuss art while developing their own fun and silly essays.

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.