6-8 Temporary Nature Collage with Alex Ever: Lesson 3

LIVE on Monday, March 8th at 9:30am

Program Description

Students will take a moment to breathe, center, and create temporary works of art from fresh and dried natural materials harvested from around their learning space. Alex will begin with guiding students through the best practices and steps in collecting flowers, leaves, sticks, and more in a safe and ethical way. They will then use these natural items to create a wide range of temporary artistic expressions ranging from mandala to self portrait and more. This module touches on visual art and science standards. In this lesson, students will build a magical or realistic creature with their collected materials.

Printable Lesson Guides

Lesson 3 (English)


a clean worksurface and natural objects harvested from nearby yards, parks, and nature spaces


This lesson touches on the following standards:

Arts Standard(s):

  • VA.2.CR2.6
  • VA.2.CR2.7
  • VA.2.CR2.8

Science Standard(s):

  • Grade 6: MS-LS1-4
  • Grade 7: MS-LS2-5
  • Grade 8: MS-LS4-2