Weaving paper is an elementary skill that is important but is no joke to teach. Take that simple skill to the next level with this concept of weaving together two similar paintings. Paper weaving is great for fine motor skills, & dexterity. The painting portion of this lesson is a great way focus on color theory too!
I love these adorable quirky paper puppets - with mouthes that open and close with a clothespin! Love this unique, easy clothespin craft for kids (or adults). It includes a free printable for the faces, which you can then color in, and add yarn and googly
Winter Bird Art Lesson: Lois Ehlert’s book, Snowballs, is yet another inspiring book for elementary school art lessons. Instead of the featured snowmen, I gravitated towards the wonderful birds in birch trees.