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Gratefulness Rocks by Teach Kids Art

Gratefulness Rocks

The Thanks­giv­ing hol­i­day seems to bring out the best in peo­ple, as we focus on fam­ily, friends, serv­ing oth­ers, and grate­ful­ness. Shar­ing what we’re thank­ful for is cen­tral to our Thanks­giv­ing tra­di­tion, and to this project spon­sored by Elmer’s!  Grate­ful­ness Rocks are a fun way for the whole fam­ily to share what’s most impor­tant while creating […]

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Clay Leaves

Colorful Clay Leaves

There seems to be a uni­ver­sal appeal when it comes to projects with leaves! Young or old, male or female.… who doesn’t like leaves?? This project is quick and easy, hard to mess up, and offers a “wow fac­tor” as the vein impres­sions make these ceramic leaves look incred­i­bly real­is­tic! So, go out and gather some leaves while you […]

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Clay Pumpkins tutorial

Clay Pumpkins

This Clay Pump­kin les­son just might be the per­fect sea­sonal project for fall! It teaches sev­eral impor­tant tech­niques for work­ing in clay and also makes a charm­ing take-home gift that will be enjoyed for years to come! Stu­dents in grades 3 and up can be suc­cess­ful when you fol­low these sim­ple steps…. Mate­ri­als: 3 balls of clay, two the […]

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Thank You” Drawings

With Thanks­giv­ing just around the cor­ner, what bet­ter time than now to focus your stu­dents on being thank­ful for the bless­ings in their lives? Have your stu­dents choose one thing they’re thank­ful for and teach them how to write it with “out­line let­ters”, which they can then dec­o­rate to reflect the theme of their illustration. […]

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