K-2 Junk Mail Houses with Jess Graff: Lesson 4

LIVE on Wednesday, May 5th at 1:00pm

Program Description

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.

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junk mail envelopes, scissors, glue or tape; optional: coloring supplies


This lesson touches on the following standards:

  • Visual Arts Standard(s):
    • VA.1.CR1.K
    • VA.1.CR1.1
    • VA.1.CR1.2
    • VA.2.CR2.K
    • VA.2.CR2.1
    • VA.2.CR2.2
  • Mathematical Standard(s):
    • K.G.6
    • K.MD.1
    • 1.MD.1
    • 1.G.2
    • 2.MD.2
    • 2.MD.1