The Day the Crayons Quit Activities and Free Printable

Are you looking for a cross-curricular lesson that can bring literacy into the art room? Or Art into the general classroom? I was inspired to create The Day...

Ridiculously Easy Summer Kids Project With Dollar Tree Fairy Garden Houses

Summer is upon us and entertaining the kids has become priority one. The teacher in me has an entire flow of the day, but I'm always looking for...

Awesome Artistic Things to Do in Asheville NC

Asheville was voted the "Most Romantic Place in USA and Canada" by in 2012. And when we spent the day we found it to be a lively,...

Kindergarten Selfportrait

Allowing Kindergarteners to cut and glue may be a daunting task for many teachers. But these Kindergarten self-portraits not only address these vital skill they can give your students an authentic sense of pride in a representational artwork of themselves.

Teaching Literacy Through Art

As I transfer over content, I created on various blogs I've had over the years I came across this book review and thought you wouldn't want to miss it. The Power of Pictures, Creating Pathways to Literacy Through Art is an excellent read for any art teacher looking to strengthen their program as a core class.

Art Teacher Rap

Motivating students is likely most art teachers top concern, and if we can do that and ingrain some important educational material then more power to us. Knowing the primary colors is the building block for students' understanding of color theory, so how do we introduce this in a fun and engaging way with the optimal recall?