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Elementary Art Project Ideas

Elementary Art Project Ideas

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Lowell middle school scratch art

Tin foil, yarn, cardboard, and sharpies. This makes a cool low relief sculpture. Start by teaching about line variations, and color schemes (monochromatic, analogous, etc.). Cool project for 6-7th grade.

Art at Becker Middle School: Tin Foil Line Relief

easy to make picture frames-students fold paper into fourths, cut out an L shape, and the then cut the design out along the outer edge

Create●Teach●Share: teaching resources

Art with Ms. Gram: 5th grade

Art with Ms. Gram: 5th grade

Faux Stained Glass Melted Crayon Background - great tutorial!

From the book THE DOT by Peter Reynolds @FableVision Learning LLC

Grid, Sketch, Paint Hot Colors, Paint Cold Colors, Paint tree truck, decorate tree trunk with gold or silver sharpie or white paint!


LOVE THESE DECORATIVE WALL HANGINGS! create 3 symmetrical radial designs on 6x6" sketch paper, later transfer designs onto 36-gauge aluminum and use tools to emboss them. Black India ink was painted onto the surface of the embossed metal and later buffed away using steel wool. Use wire to hang the three pieces together and added small craft mirrors to each one to create the final decorative wall hanging (From The Calvert Canvas: School Art Camp)

Have you ever been curious about how much the famous masterpieces have sold for in the past? Enjoy this infograph of the Top Ten Most Expensive Paintings

Top 10 Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold |

Different adhesives & what they work best on.

Lemon Jitters: Craft Adhesives: The Basics

Nicole Zeug; Drawing, "Cats Face"

Color Wheel for Elementary Students I’ve found that most color wheels are either too complicated (lots of sections and subsections) or too simple (three overlapping balloons) for your average elementary student. My solution is to make my own, and also diagram primary, secondary, warm, cool and complementary colors. You can download a copy for free HERE (new link). Enjoy!

Art Projects for Kids

Mrs. Art Teacher!: Radial name tutorial - Totally awesome art project on radial symmetry for Grade 6 (through 10?).

Mrs. Art Teacher!: Radial name tutorial

triin marleen by Kaja K, via Flickr

They could only color the heart and we learned about the art principal of Emphasis. Tell the kids to break up the space with 5-10 lines from heart to edge of paper. Then fill each section with designs.

smART Class: Heart Works

Ben Day Dots. Blue Sparrows Art Club.

birds on a branch

class projects...sub project?

Famous Artists Idea Sheet with Country of Origin, Category, Element of Art and Working Ideas...

Thumbprint turkeys . . . Cute Kids craft!

Thanksgiving Craft: Fingerprint Turkey Cards

This would be the best color wheel in front of my window

Common Core: Artroom 104 (assessment ideas for each grade level!)

Art Room 104: Common Core

Great Color Pencil worksheet

love the one word and also love that the kids evaluate themselves