K-2 ArtStream Lessons

Junk Mail Houses with Jess Graff

Students will utilize discarded window envelopes from all that junk mail that comes to us each week to create dynamic and multi-patterned miniature houses. Transforming trash into a new treasure the name of the game with this incredibly fun and creative lesson. This lesson teacher visual arts standards while introducing students to a variety of mathematical concepts. Supplies: junk mail envelopes, scissors, glue or tape; optional: coloring supplies

Homemade Modeling Dough with Nicole Hummel

Students will create their own modeling dough from basic kitchen supplies in order to get their hands dirty with sculpture! Nicole will then guide students through a variety of sculptural prompts that touch on math and science concepts. This lesson brings visual art, math, and science into sculptural harmony!  Supplies: flour, salt, water, cream of tartar, food coloring, bowl, measuring cups and spoons, food storage container

Ballet with Florabelle Moses

Ballet is all about finding control and conscious movement with the body and is great fun for students of all genders! In this program students will learn the foundational movements of Ballet, history on the origins of the dance, and hone into their balance and flow. Supplies: open space for movement, movement clothes, water

Drawing From My Life with Andrea DiPalma Yansane

In this lesson, students will be encouraged to create art and drawings using objects, ideas, and imagination from their own personal world. Students will learn foundational design elements and will be challenged to explore the realms of realism and composition as they explore visual art and draw from the