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    Modern Art Desserts: Recipes for Cakes, Cookies, Confections, and Frozen Treats Based on Iconic Works of Art / Caitlin Freeman

    Dinosaur fossil hunt printable game - comes with 5 dinosaurs!

    Final interactive room mural with areas of magnetic and chalkboard paint as pin up and doodle zones.

    Playscapes / Barefoot park and sensation paths

    Needlework, letterforms, turtle doves, imagine what historic designs to be inspired by. Kids craft. Fuse Bead Snowflakes from Sweet Paul.

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    Art Discussion Cards for Class Critiques or Art History Lessons

    Colonial TVs....maybe iPads or flat screens. Something here....

    Mystery artist turned mystery historical character for gallery activity!

    Integrate social studies and art by creating a state stamp. This example is used in a fourth grade classroom. Students would research state bird, flower, tree, etc. They would create a stamp that includes all of these things.

    downloadable history timeline cards (made to be used with Story of the World by Susan Wise Bauer)

    story cubes as a way of prompting conversation in gallery/looking at objects or to find an object

    Young archeologist. "artifact bags".

    Instead of passport/boarding pass/ have students sign immigrant vessel list

    set design. create 3d replicas out of recycled materials- ARCHITECTURE/Design art lesson. camp. family fun.

    A "Me Museum" for the beginning of the year. Students bring in 3 items that tell about themselves, and write at least 3 sentences describing each item on a note card. At the end of the first week, desktops become museum displays, and students tour the classroom, learning about each other. Fun!

    Journal of Museum Education (Octubre de 2013). #rethinkingthemuseum

    Alphabet Museum: Here's a hands-on way to boost early literacy skills. Simply raid your pantry for boxes, line them with colorful printouts on card stock, and start playing!

    Handbook on Developing Online Curriculum Materials for Teachers: Lessons From Museum Education Partnerships (HC)

    Tips for Visiting an Art Museum with Kids

    Many times, art teachers defend art education by saying that it raises test scores, keeps kids in school, or improves student performance in "core" academic areas. This may all be true, but the visual arts teach important "habits of mind" that can't be learned in traditionally "core" academic areas.

    How to Enjoy Art WIth Your Children

    Gallery guide designed by Charlie Smith Design for the Simone Handbag Museum

    Brett Yasko » Forum gallery guides

    Musical instruments: Take note! A gallery guide for families. Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. | This is the cover to this 1994 family guide. #illustrations