Lesson Plans and Activities (All Grades)

The arts — painting, music, dance, drama, and more — have the power to express meaning in ways that no other medium can. Children, perhaps more than anyone, can benefit from this means of individual expression. These activities and lesson ideas will stimulate students' imaginative and personal growth, as well as contribute to their understanding of culture and history.

Visual Arts
Students explore their own creativity with these hands-on activities. In addition, they use Internet resources to study fine arts masters.


In these activities, students express themselves through sound. They also use the Internet to obtain information about famous musicians and musical genres.

My Special Music (Grades PreK-K)
Kids' Phone Numbers Become Musical Masterpieces (Grades K-2)
Web Sitings: Get the Beat of Music Online (Grades K-12)

The Stage: Drama and Movement
Curtain call! In these activities, students learn the use of physical movement and performance as means of expression.

Poppin' Like Popcorn (PreK)

Pet Puppets (PreK)

Puffer Bellies and Box Cars (PreK)

Masquerade Parade (PreK)
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