Integrate with ART - The Book of Johns

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Integrate with
ART
Roxanne Holonitch
St. Joseph Montessori School
Workshop developed for:
• Classroom teachers in
buildings without art
teachers
• Art teachers to reenergize their
programs
• Anyone who enjoys
art projects
Goal:
• Projects using basic
materials found at
any art supply or
craft store
• Simple, easy-tofollow steps for
teachers and
students
• Projects that
integrate into
classroom
curriculum
Science
Classes
Study the Work of Leonardo da Vinci
• Discuss inventions
• His secret code of
writing and using
mirrors to read
• Students can develop
their own “inventions”
with drawings and
models
Science Classes
Recycled Art
• Collect materials
throughout the year,
and create a project on
Earth Day
• Make a theme, and be
specific with needed
materials
Science Classes
Autumn Texture Rubbings
• Grab your tracing paper
and crayons
• Discuss the seasons and
the parts of a leaf
• Don’t bring them in! Go
on a nature walk and
collect your samples
Science Classes
Color Wheels with Prism
• Materials like
watercolor and tissue
paper to blend colors
Science Classes
Dissect Flowers with Georgia O’Keeffe
• Discuss parts of the
flower
• Integrate the work of
Georgia O’Keeffe
• Make smaller individual
pieces or a large scale
group piece that fills a
bulletin board
Science Classes
Planets with Paper Mache
• Materials like wallpaper
paste, newspaper,
balloons, and paint
• Each student researches
a different planet
• Hang in science area of
classroom in proportion
to distance
Science Classes
Health &
Physical
Education
Classes
Acetate Drawings of Body Systems
• Learn the parts and
systems of the human
body in layers
Health/PE Classes
Wreath Headband
• Get into the Olympics
spirit with wreaths for
all participants
• Materials include green
construction paper and
pipe cleaners.
Health/PE Classes
Magazine Collages of Food Groups
• Use old magazines and
newspapers to find
images of food
• Study the food pyramid
and the basic food
groups
Health/PE Classes
Olympic Ceremonies
• Materials like sequins
and glitter add flash to
your medals
Health/PE Classes
Math
Classes
Tessellations
• Discuss the work of
M.C. Escher to create
tessellations
Math Classes
Symmetrical/Assymetrical
• Look in nature to see
where symmetry exists
• Materials include basic
drawing materials like
pencils
Math Classes
Graph Paper Drawings
• Study the work of Piet
Mondrian
• Think abstract or
realistic
Math Classes
Tangrams
• Purchase a basic
tangram kit or create
your own
• Don’t just think small,
create GIANT pieces
• Add magnets to back to
work on the chalkboard
Math Classes
World
History
and
Cultures
Passports
• Create a small
“passport” with
research on countries
and drawings
• Buy ink stamps and
when complete,
“stamp” their books as
the exit the country
World History/Culture Classes
Cave Paintings
• Caves of Lascaux
• Use large brown craft
paper, and neutral
paints
• Find sticks and stones
for your painting tools
• Discuss basic needs for
humans
World History/Culture Classes
Archeology Dig
• Create pottery or buy
terra cotta, decorate it,
then break it.
• Hide in sandbox and
rope off as “Dig Site”
• Use simple tools like
shovels and brushes to
discover your treasures
World History/Culture Classes
Ancient Egyptian Cartouche
• Using the Ancient
Egyptian alphabet,
create names in the
cartouche template
• Can be drawn, carved,
or formed.
• Even stamps from
potatoes make it fun
World History/Culture Classes
Aboriginal Art from Australia
• Materials needed
include q-tips and
paint
World History/Culture Classes
Chinese Scrolls
• Parchment paper and
watercolors closely
resemble original scrolls
• Craft sticks can be
added for end handles
• Smaller individual
pieces are great, but a
large-scale group piece
makes a statement.
World History/Culture Classes
African Masks
• Make it an event. Learn
tribal songs and dances,
cook African foods…
• Basic materials can go
along way. Adding
rafata ribbon adds
drama
World History/Culture Classes
Religion
Classes
Stained Glass Windows
• Materials needed
include: tissue paper,
black construction
paper, scissors, and
glue.
• Don’t limit your project
to photos - take a tour
of your parish our
church
Religion Classes
Wooden Saint Dolls
• Add a hands on
material/activity to your
Religion classroom
• Before painting the
dolls, students can
research their saint.
Religion Classes
Models of Cathedrals/Churches
• Materials like shoe
boxes and construction
paper are the start to a
wonderful 3D project.
Religion Classes
Music
Classes
Musical Drawings
• Play different styles of
music, and have
students draw along
with it
• Try a variety at one time
to see the differences in
the drawings
• Simple materials like
markers, crayons, and
colored pencils
Music Classes
Create tamborines
• Materials like paper
plates and beads, with
tape or staples to hold
them together
• Don’t forget to decorate
your tamborines!
Music Classes
Create maracas
• As simple as cups taped
together
• Or as complex as paper
mache
• Plan a concert for Cinco
de Mayo
Music Classes
Make Panpipes
• Simple materials like
straws and tape
Music Classes
Shadow Puppet Play
• A white sheet as a
backdrop, and a
spotlight or flashlight
• Cardboard and sticks for
the figures
• Practice storytelling
skills
Music Classes
Spanish
Classes
Tilma for Our Lady of Guadalupe
• Older students paint
the figures and rays
• Younger students
can create the
flowers
• Present it at Our
Lady of Guadalupe
Mass
Spanish Classes
Day of the Dead
• Sugar kits available online
• Materials like showboxes,
construction paper, and
tissue paper to make the
alters
Spanish Classes
Study Murals and Diego Rivera
• Great opportunity to
decorate the school
walls
• If you can’t have a
permanent painting,
grab a large roll of
paper and work
together on large-scale
drawing or painting
Spanish Classes
Study Frida Kahlo and Self Portraits
• Study self-portraits with
Frida
• Grab materials like
mirrors and paints to
find your inner self
Spanish Classes
Library
Classes
Become a Book Illustrator
• Eric Carle, Bill Martin,
etc. have great styles
that are visually fun
to use
• Paints, scissors, and
glue are all you need
for a fun display
Library Classes
Dewey Decimal System Signs
• Instead of the
standard storebought signs,
students can feel
ownership with signs
created by them.
Library Classes
Humuments
• Take old/discarded
books and illustrate
around select words
• Materials like Sharpies
work great!
Library Classes
Dr. Seuss Day!
• Celebrate Dr. Seuss’
birthday with fun
costumes and
decorations
Library Classes
Board Games
• Instead of the boxed
games, your class can
create their own board
games
• Turn indoor recess
frowns upside down 
Library Classes
Now, go get messy!
questions?
Roxanne Holonitch
[email protected]

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