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These are all the activities with the activity type tag "Art." There are a total of 40 Art activities.

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Name Description Activity Type Age Range Presentation Style Subject Keywords
A drawing lesson A lesson to improve drawing and observation skills Art
Nature
Rainy day
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
14-18 (grades 9-12)
18+ (adult)
interactive art
designs in nature
nature study
observation
drawing
art
journaling
nature study
Aboriginal art Aboriginal art allows students to create artwork using a pinpoint style just like the indigenous people of Australia. Art
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K) demonstration
model
cultural art aborigine
pinpoint painting
Alien activities These are a bunch of miscellaneous alien activities. Art
Astronomy
Science
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
active
interactive
student led
aliens
exoplanets
galaxies
communicator
Alien snot Students will create alien snot using borax and glue Art
Science
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
interactive
student led
Armadillo craft Students will be able to create their own armadillo art craft. Art
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
model armadillos
mammals
armadillo
armor
mammal
Art attack Art attack is a competitive art game. Teams of students have to create a structure in a set amount of time. Teams are given based based on teamwork, name of their art, and the story about their art. Art
Cooperative
Nature
Team building
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
interactive
student led
art
creative story telling
Artdeckia Students create their own pokemon like cards, but the art is relevant to your topic (e.g., space cards for astronomy week, recycling cards for earth keepers week). They battle each others cards. Art
Cooperative
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
interactive
student led
Barton springs salamander page Students will be able to color in a barton springs salamander. This is a local endangered amphibian from Austin, Texas. Art
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
student led amphibians
salamanders
amphibian
barton springs
aquifer
indicator species
Bat Craft make a bat that can hang upside down from a toilet paper roll Art 3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
interactive bats
mammals
wings
bats
fur
wings
nocturnal
Bubble snakes Students will get to create long tubes of bubbles! Art
Water
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
active
interactive
student led
Bubble wrap lizard Bubble wrap lizard activity lets children create a Texas Alligator lizard using bubble wrap. Art
Nature
Science
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
interactive
model
lizards
reptiles
scales
lizard
scales
reptiles
Build fairy houses Create small structures out of natural materials found on the ground. Art
Cooperative
Hike
Quiet
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
active
student led
designs in nature
habitats
art
Cave painting Students create their own cave paintings to convey stories. The brushes can be store bought or made out of natural materials like sticks, leaves or rocks. Art 5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
student led anthropology cave art
cave painting
Color wheel The Color wheel activity lets students explore the concept of primary and secondary colors while they also get to make a colorful art craft. Art
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
demonstration
model
color primary
secondary
complementary
color wheel
Cottontail craft Students will be able to create their own rabbit art craft. Art
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K) model rabbits
mammals
conntontail
rabbit
tail
Dino egg recipe This is a recipe to make dinosaur eggs out of discarded coffee grounds. Hide dino toys inside and hide them like Easter eggs! Art
Dinosaur
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
model dinosaurs
eggs
Dino masks Students will be able to cut out a T-rex mask and wear it! Art
Dinosaur
5-8 (grades 1-2) student led dinosaurs tyrannosaurus
t-rex
Dream catchers with paper plates Students will be able to make dreamcatchers out of paper plates, feathers, yarn and paint. Art
Arthropod
Nature
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
student led birds dreamcatcher
birds
dreams
Egg carton insect Students create the three parts of an insect using egg cartons. Art
Arthropod
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
model
student led
insects
arthropods
insect
head
thorax
abdomen
antennae
Emergency flip flops Students will be able to create re-usable flip flops out of cardboard and plastic grocery bags Art 8-11 (grades 3-5) student led recycling recycling
Ferret craft Ferret craft is an art activity where students can make a ferret out of construction paper. Art
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
interactive
model
ferrets
mammals
endangered species
black-footed ferret
Glue nebula Glue nebula is an astronomy art activity where students can make colorful nebulas out of glue. Art
Astronomy
5-8 (grades 1-2) demonstration
model
astronomy
stars
nebula
nebula
star cycle
Habitat mural Habitat mural is an activity where the instructor draws/paints a natural scene on a large piece of paper and students draw and cut out animals and place them in the appropriate habitats. Art
Nature
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
interactive
model
student led
habitats
environments
habitats
environments
niche
Ice cube painting Students will paint with ice! Art 3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
active
interactive
polar
polar animals
Make your own constellation Students make their own constellation by poking holes in black construction paper. Art
Astronomy
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
model astronomy
stars
constellations
constellation
Making paper Students will make paper using items in nature and old, used paper. Art
Cooperative
Nature
Rainy day
Recycling
Science
all ages interactive recycling
reducing
reusing
Nature bracelets A way to allow students to collect within a limit of what will fit on the bracelet. Art
Hike
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
active
student led
nature hike
collection
observation
craft
Paper plate ammonite Students will create ammonites- ancient cretaceous creatures- out of paper plates. Art
Dinosaur
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
model geology
fossils
ammonite
ammonite
nautilus
jurassic
cretaceous
fossils
Plaster fossils Students will be able to make plaster casts (copies) of real fossils. Art
Dinosaur
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
model paleontology
art
dinosaurs
fossils
paleontology
craft
Sand painting Students will creating paintings with sand and glue. They create their design with glue and sprinkle glue on top. Let dry, and sand art is born! Art 5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
student led
Seed bombs A seed bomb is a mud ball with seeds mixed it. Students will make these using native seeds and then throw them on areas that need beautifying. Art
Nature
Recycling
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
interactive
student led
nature conservation seed bomb
native
local
Seed collage Students will find all the native seeds in the area and then create a collage in glue. When the glue hardens they will have a solid piece of seed art. Art
Nature
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
active
student led
plants
seeds
seeds
Sunflower seed lizard Students will create a model of a lizard. In particular, special attention is paid toward the way scales are ordered in a brick-like fashion. Art
Nature
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
model
student led
reptiles
lizards
reptile
scales
spiny lizard
Sunprint craft Sunprint craft is a way to make make permanent silhouettes of objects using sunlight. Art
Nature
Science
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
demonstration light
chemistry
catalyst
Symmetry in nature Symmetry in nature is an art craft where students create two models of symmetry: Animal faces and fruits. Art
Nature
Science
3-5 (PreK-K) model symmetry
designs in nature
bilateral symmetry
radial symmetry
assymetry
Texas wildlife coloring pages These are coloring pages of native Texas animals. Art 3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
student led texas wildlife
coloring pages
native species
Turtle craft Turtle craft is an art activity where students can make a turtle our a construction paper and paper bowls. Art
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K) interactive
model
turtles
reptiles
turtle
reptile
carapace
plastron
scutes
scales
Venus mask Students get to create masks that model what it would look like to stand on the surface of Venus. Art
Astronomy
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
model venus
planets
atmosphere
greenhouse gas
atmosphere
Water bottle bird feeder Students will make a bird feeder by recycling a used water bottle Art
Nature
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
interactive
student led
nature conservation
birds
Write in invisible ink Students get to create invisible ink and write with it! Art
Science
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
demonstration
interactive
chemistry catalyst
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