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Afterschool Lesson Plan Database

List of Art Lesson Plans

Don't miss our other resources in the Art subject area.
In addition to lesson plans, the Center has other resources in the Art subject area, including: the Afterschool Training Toolkit: Art.

Browse Art Lesson Plans

Displaying 23 Art lesson plans sorted by Grade, then by Lesson Title.

Subject Grade Span Lesson Title
Art K to 3 Dance: Emotions in Motion
Art K to 3 Music: Found-Object Orchestra
Art K to 3 Theatre: Theatrical Economics
Art K to 3 Dance: Cultural Dance Festival
Art K to 3 Music: Cultural Music Festival
Art 1 to 6 Theatre: Create a Script
Art 2 to 8 Visual Arts: Mexican Indian Yarn Painting
Art 2 to 8 Visual Arts: Quilting the Past and Present
Art 3 to 12 Music: Music in Nature
Art 3 to 8 Theatre: Oral Traditions
Art 3 to 12 Visual Arts: Art in Public Places
Art 3 to 12 Visual Arts: Symbols That Stand for You!
Art 4 to 12 Dance: Personal Soundtracks
Art 4 to 12 Dance: The 'language of dance'
Art 4 to 12 Theatre: Persuasive Explorers
Art 4 to 8 Dance: African Drumming
Art 4 to 6 Visual Arts: Planetary Travel Brochure
Art 5 to 12 Visual Arts: 3-D Self-Sculpture
Art 5 to 12 Dance: Telling a Story Through Dance
Art 6 to 12 Theatre: Meaningful Monologues
Art 6 to 8 Dance: Dance Around the World
Art 9 to 12 Visual Arts: The Art of Exhibition
Art 9 to 12 Theatre: The Critic's Review


Online Training for Afterschool Staff
The Afterschool Training Toolkit is available online free of charge.

The following resources can be used with the online Afterschool Training Toolkit to give you the resources you need to build fun, innovative, and academically enriching afterschool activities.