Offering students the possibilities to express their thoughts and concerns, this project outlines a structure to help students make public posters with important messages in a bold and straightforward manner, similar to some of the work Haring did during his lifetime.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An explorative lesson that stimulates language skills while aiding in the development of social and emotional awareness.
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.
A teacher's account of her "Nutcracker Mural" done in the style of Keith Haring's characters in a local storefront window.
Students from Florida create a public mural of figures participating in an Olympic sports, in the style of Keith Haring.
A low-budget, exciting way to explore the function and creative process of public art while gaining a deeper understanding of Haring's work.
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.
Using Keith Haring's book, TEN as a starting point, children will learn to quantify and visually depict numbers.