Stress Free Writing Activity for Students Using Paintings

Objective: To write descriptively with no rules Age: 5+              Time: 15-30 minutes (writing varies)               Grades: Kindergarten + Materials: Paintings (use student paintings, online resources, or paintings that kids find around their home) Drawing Supplies Writing Paper or Journal Pre-cut Frames … Read More


Educational 3D Diorama Kits For Coloring & Learning

3-D Coloring Projects – Take coloring to the next level! Coloring is a fun project that everyone can enjoy, no matter what age. As a more challenging activity than coloring books and coloring sheets, keep your group engaged with these … Read More


Macaroni & Corn Kernel Art For Learning Punctuation

Objective: To use enhance writing and punctuation through textured art mediums. Age: 5 – 9 Time: 30-45 minutes (writing varies) Grades: Kindergarten – 3 Materials: Elbow macaroni Corn kernel Lined paper Pencil Glue or tape Markers or Crayons or Paint  … Read More




Graffiti Art – Painting Craft Activity

This is a craft tutorial I LOVE. It’s about Graffiti Art. While I was driving my daughters around downtown Seattle, they were bothered by the graffiti on buildings and trains. So we started discussing how those people might live in … Read More


How To Use Collages to Enhance Creative Writing In The Classroom

Objective: To enhance descriptive, expository, and creative writing using scraps Age: 6+ Time: 30-45 minutes (writing/art varies) Grades: K-5 Materials: Scrap paper Construction paper Lined paper Pencil Glue Scissors Colored pencils Markers or watercolor paints (optional) Using Collages to Enhance … Read More


Using Calendar Art to Enhance Writing Skills in the Classroom

Objective: To enhance descriptive, expository, and creative writing using pictures Age: 6+ Time: 30-45 minutes (writing/art varies) Grades: K-5 Materials: Calendar art visuals of animals, people, places & things Construction paper Lined paper Pencil Glue Scissors Colored pencils Markers  A … Read More