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Picturing America {Free Art History Lessons}

Picturing America {Free Art History Lessons}

Here is a beautiful resource from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Picturing America is a 130-page Teacher’s Resource book with 20 lessons that explore America through art. Picturing America: …offers a way to understand the history of America —…

Crayola Crayons: A Unit Study

Crayola Crayons: A Unit Study

On October 23, 1903, Edwin Binney and C. Harold Smith sold their first crayons.  The box of eight red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, brown, and black sticks sold for 5¢.  Edwin Binney’s wife Alice named the brand Crayola from…

Meet the Masters Art Program {Free}

Meet the Masters Art Program {Free}

  Meet the Masters Program Manual is a free 247-page art appreciation instruction download provided by the school board of Broward County, Florida, as part of its volunteer program to help expose all children to fine art: Meet the Masters…

Manet Poster with Activities {Free}

Manet Poster with Activities {Free}

Here is an easy way to add a quick art appreciation lesson into your day.  Download this free Art in the Classroom Manet Poster with activities from the National Gallery of Art. The download features a beautiful printable of The…