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Art Lesson Plans

Below are some of our favorite art lesson plans with links to some great blogs, websites and more. You’ll notice all art lesson plans fill the page with color. The kindergarten, elementary, middle, and high school grade levels are suggestions with most lessons being adjustable for any age.

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Our Latest Art Lesson Plans

Koi Fish Painting
Artwork by Francesca at Charlton Heights Elementary
Grade 2nd-6th: Lesson Plan: Koi Fish Painting
Cow Drawing
Artwork by Addison at Lexington Elementary
Grades PK-3rd: Lesson Plan: Draw a Cow Face
Rainbow Bird Art
Artwork by Theodore at Newfield Elementary
Grade PK-2nd: Lesson Plan: Color Mixing Birds
Toucans
Artwork by Charlotte at Judson Elementary
Grade 3-6th: Lesson Plan: Toucans
Cityscapes
Artwork by Samantha at Falmouth Elementary
Grades 2nd and up: Lesson Plan: James Rizzi Cityscapes
Zentangle Flowers
Artwork by Gabrielle at Ashgrove Elementary
Grade 1-6: Lesson Plan: Zentangle Flower
Sandra Silberzweig Portrait
Artwork by Madeline at Slingerlands Elementary
Grade 3-6th: Lesson Plan: Sandra Silberzweig Inspired Portraits
Kandinsky Circles Art
Artwork by Zoe at Jeremy Ranch Elementary
Grades PK-3rd: Lesson Plan: Kandinsky Circles Project
Peacock Art
Artwork by Zane at La Costa Elementary
Grade 3-6: Lesson Plan: Peacock Art Project
Sunflowers
Artwork by Sophia at Franklin Elementary
Grade 3-6th: Lesson Plan: Sunflowers
Piet Mondrian Art
Artwork by Abby at Norton Elementary
Grades K-5th: Lesson Plan: Piet Mondrian Art
Cool – Warm Landscape
Artwork by Ella at Jeremy Ranch Elementary
Grade 1-6: Lesson Plan: Cool and Warm Modern Landscapes in Chalk
Winter Birch Trees
Artwork by Elena at Maine Memorial Elementary
Grade 1-5: Lesson Plan: Birch Trees in Winter
Georgia O’Keeffe Flowers
Artwork by Ansley at Lincoln Elementary
Grades K-5th: Lesson Plan: Georgia O’Keeffe
Peter Max Hearts
Artwork by Patrick at East Elementary Connecticut
Grade 1-4: Lesson Plan: Peter Max Hearts
Fall Pointillism Trees
Artwork by Ryan at Pashley Elementary
Grade 3-6: Lesson Plan: Fall Pointillism Trees
Heather Galler Folk Art Landscape
Artwork by Miles at St. Margaret School
Grade 4-6: Lesson Plan: Heather Galler Folk Art Landscape
Little Birds Watercolor
Artwork by Anais at Green Valley Elementary
Grades K-4th: Lesson Plan: Little Birds Watercolor
Catching Snowflakes
Artwork by Colton at East Elementary
PK-K: Lesson Plan: Catching Snowflakes on your Tongue
Grade 3: Lesson Plan: Catching Snowflakes
Jungle Tiger
Artwork by Lucas at Village Elementary
Grade 1-4: Lesson Plan: Surprised! Storm in the Forest
Kandinsky Tree
Artwork by Cade at Explorer Elementary
Grades 1: Lesson Plan: Kandinsky Trees
Grades 2-5: Lesson Plan: Kandinsky Tree Collage
Who do you live with?
Artwork by Ellie at Paul H Cale Elementary
PK-2: Lesson Plan: Family Portraits
Self Portraits
Artwork by Addison from Eagle Point Elementary
Grade 2: Lesson Plan: Self Portraits
Grades PK-5: Lesson Plan: Frida Kahlo and Expression Through Self-Portraits
Grades 5-8: Lesson Plan: Who Am I: Self Portraits in Art and Writing
My Favorite Animal or Pet
Artwork by Evan at LaCosta Meadows Elementary
Grades 1-3: Lesson Plan: Picturing Pets
Grades 4-9: Lesson Plan: Portrait of a Pet
Monet Lesson
Artwork by Danny at Jeremy Ranch Elementary
Grade 1: Lesson Plan: Monet’s Bridge
Grade 1: Lesson Plan: Claude Monet’s Garden
Under the Sea Lesson
Artwork by Megan at Newfield Elementary
Grade PK-2: Lesson Plan: Swimmy (Wax Resist)
Grades 3-8: Lesson Plan: Under the Sea
Ted Harrison Inspired Abstract Sunset
Artwork by Kyra at Caroline Street Elementary
Grade 2: Lesson Plan: Arctic Landscapes a la Ted Harrison
Grade 4: Lesson Plan: Ted Harrison Style Landscapes
Animals in Their Habitats
Artwork by Corbin at Lexington Elementary
Grade 4-6: Lesson Plan: Iguana Watercolor Painting
Grade 2-5: Lesson Plan: Elephant with Watercolor Sunset
Van Gogh Starry Night
Artwork by Natalie at Connecticut Art School
Grade 2-3: Lesson Plan: Starry Night
Keith Haring Inspired Art
Artwork by Sienna at North Street School
Grades PK-12: Lesson Plan: Haring Kids Lesson Plans

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