Friday, October 25, 2013

Creative Art Lessons Inspired by Books

Topic - Art and Literacey: Title of The Book and Author: Art Lesson and Teacher/Author: Books are listed in Alphabetical order omitting 'The' and 'A'.
  1. "A" Was Once An Apple Pie" by Suse Macdonald - Apple Pie Pocket for Teaching by Kathy Grimm *
  2. "Andrew Henry's Meadow" by Doris Burn - A Treehouse Collage by Kathy Grimm *
  3. "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Day" by Judith Viorest - A Terrible Horrible Cursive Exercise! by Kathy Grimm *
  4. "The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse" by Eric Carle - Elephant Art Project by Patty Palmer  * The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse by Mark Warner
  5. "Blueberries For Sal" by Robert McCloskey - Blueberries For Sal by Art Teacher * Blueberries for Sal by Beth Gorden * We made blueberry pie in preschool by Teach Preschool * Potato Blueberry Stamps by little page turners *
  6. "The Bumpy Little Pumpkin" by Margery Cuyler - Paint, Cut and Paste Your Own Bumpy Little Pumpkins by Kathy Grimm *
  7. "The Boy Who Drew Birds" by Jacqueline Davis - Second grade has gone to the birds by Shannah *
  8. "Caps for Sale" by Esphyr Slobodkina -  "Hats" by ExploraStory *
  9. "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom" by Bill Martin Jr. - "Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom in my classroom" by Kathy Grimm * Chicka, Chika, Boom, Boom ... Happy Friday by Mrs. Steberger's First Grade * Coconut Tree Craft by No Time for Flash Cards *
  10. "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" by Judi Barett - Cloudy With A Chance Of .... by Art Dish *
  11. "Dogs Don't Brush Their Teeth" by Diane deGroat - Dogs Don't Make Art! by Katie Morris *
  12. "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!" by Mo Willems - Don't let the pigeon drive the bus by Ashley * pigeon paintings *
  13. "The Dot and Ish" by Peter H. Reynolds - Guide for classrooms by Can (large pdf) *
  14. "Elmer's Special Day" by David McKee - Elmer's Day Parade by Kristin Bolster *
  15. "The Story of Ferdinand" by Munro Leaf - Fiar: The Story of Ferdinand by Kristina *
  16. "Frog and Toad Are Friends" by Arnold Lobel -  Frogs, Toads and Pollywogs for Spring *
  17. "Galimoto" by Karen Lynn Williams - A Galimoto Art Lesson Plan by Kathy Grimm *
  18. "The Giving Tree" by Shel Silverstein - The Giving Tree: A Lesson on Earth Day by Mama in the Kitchen *
  19. "Green" by Laura Vaccaro Seeger - green by Michelle Sterling *
  20. "Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr. Seuss - 10 Green Eggs and Ham Crafts *
  21. "Goodnight Moon" by Margaret Wise Brown - Goodnight Peep Diorama --Peeps Show IV by MaryLea*
  22. "Guess How Much I Love You" by Sam McBratney - Guide by The Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia's *
  23. "Harold and the Purple Crayon" by Author Crockett Johnson - Harold and The Purple Crayon by KinderArt * Harold's Purple Crayon by Mrs. Goff * decoupaged frame *
  24. "If the Dinosaurs Came Back!" by Bernard Most - If dinosaurs came back art lesson by Kristin Bolster *
  25. "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" by Laura Joffe Numeroff - More Mice by Sylvan Hollow Schoolhouse * If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, Moose a Muffin or A Pig a Pancake Lesson Ideas by The Virtual Vine *
  26. "I Want My Hat Back" by Jon Klassen - Texture, emphasis, and anthropomorphism *
  27. “Knuffle Bunny Free” by Mo Willems - Summer Virtual Book Club for Kids by Jenn *
  28. "The Little Engine That Could" by Watty Piper - Kindergarten Shape Trains by Mrs. Weber * * Train Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial by Hodgepodge *
  29. "Leaf Man" by Lois Ehlert - Paint, Cut and Paste a Leafy River Scene by Kathy Grimm *
  30. "Love You Forever" by Robert Munsch - Feelings - preschool lesson plans *
  31. "Madeline" by Ludwig Bemelmans - Madeline Chalk Pastel Fun *
  32. "Miss Nelson is Missing" by Harry Allard - Which Witch? by Joanna Davis   *
  33. "The Mitten" by Jan Brett - We did a Readers Theater of the story... by Mrs. Bell *
  34. "Mouse Paint" by Ellen Stoll Walsh - Cotton Ball Easel Painting by MaryLea *
  35. "Possom and Wattle" by Bronwyn Bancroft - Bronwyn Bancroft Inspired Animals by Mary
  36. "The Pot That Juan Built" by Nancy Andrews-Goebel - Clay Slab People
  37. "The Rainbow Fish" by Marcus Pfister - Craft an entire school of "Rainbow Fish from paper plates by Kathy Grimm * Rainbow Fish by tomato * Cupcake Liner Fish * Fish paper plate craft ****
  38. "Rechenka's Eggs" by Patricia Polacco - Oil pastel and watercolor Easter egg art by Buggy and Buddy
  39. "Sandy's Circus" by Tanya Lee Stone - Sandy's Circus *
  40. "Snowballs" by Lois Ehlert - Ice Cube Painting and Salt Paint Snowmen by Michelle * Snow People at Artsonia *
  41. "Snowflake Bentley" by Jacqueline Briggs Martin - 12 Six-Sided Snowflake Templates *
  42. "The Snowy Day" by Ezra Jack Keats -  The Snowy Day Art Project *
  43. "Stellaluna" by Janell Cannon - Let's Talk About Bats by Dr. Inez Heath *
  44. "Stephen Biesty's Cross-sections Castle" by Stephen Biesty - Poppins Book Nook-Castle Craft *
  45. "Sylvie" by Jennifer Sattler - pink flamingos by Apex E Art *
  46. "Tar Beach" by Faith Ringgold - Quilted Dreams by Cynthia McGovern *
  47. "The Ugly Duckling" by Hans Christian Anderson - Cotton Balls and Fingerpaint by Jennifer Fischer *
  48. "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle - Craft a Very Hungry Caterpillar by Kathy Grimm *
  49. "Where The Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak - clay and paint projects from Cheryl Hancock * Wild Things by Mrs Tannert * "Wild Thing" Watercolor Monster by Kathy Barbro *
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