K-2 ArtStream Lessons

Building Worlds with Paper with Victoria Wills

Students will design their own imagined world through a variety of paper-based crafts! They will name their world, design its landscape, create original creatures, design plant life, and even create a sample greeting card from their invented civilization. This program aligns with science concepts as students explore the elements that create a connected ecosystem. Supplies: paper, scissors, ruler, pencil, coloring materials, and binding material (glue, tape, or stapler)

Creating Characters for Performance with Linda Burden-Williams

Utilizing the tools of theatrical expression, students will create and perform original characters. Students will learn to use their bodies, voices, minds, and emotions to express their ideas and original creations. This program is physically active, introduces students to literary concepts, and offers them opportunities to get silly through improvisational theatre! Supplies: paper, pencil, open space for movement
  • Monday, November 30th, 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, December 2nd, 12:30pm
  • Monday, December 7th, 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, December 9th, 12:30pm

Animal Portraiture with Merideth Ferrell

Students will take time to observe and illustrate animals in their environments. Students will utilize colored pencils as they learn to draw a variety of animals from mammal to aviary. This lesson touches on life science concepts while teaching observation and illustrative drawing skills. Supplies: paper, pencil, eraser, colored pencils (crayons, if colored pencils are not available)
  • Monday, December 14th, 12:30pm
  • Tuesday, December 15th, 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, December 16th, 12:30pm </