Grade 2 Arts Education

Terrific ideas for your art classes!  Every variety of medium is used to create one-of-a-kind projects that your students will love!

Art Attacks

Welcome to ArtsAlive.ca the National Arts Centre's new Web site dedicated to arts education for young people. Thanks to the generous support of TELUS, we have created an innovative and interactive site that offers unique opportunities for students and teachers to engage in on-line learning that is also fun!

ArtsAlive.ca | Artsvivants.ca

3,535 pages of free activities, coloring pages, and projects.


Author Jan Brett's Home Page - A Great Place for Ideas

This is a very unique painting site that use abstract paint brushes to create extremely imaginative and beautiful artwork.  One of the features that this program boasts is the ability to save artwork directly to a "jpg" file.

Bomomo
A "cross-country adventure to look at the many ways artist view the Canadian landscape"

Canadian Landscapes
The Children's University of Manchester is an interactive, online learning site for grades 2-6.  There are mostly science topics here but you can also learn about Ancient Egypt, Textiles, and Words.

Children's University of Manchester

Cute illustration of the colour wheel.  This site includes both black and white and colour printable versions.

Colour Wheel

Thousands of comics from over 90 artists. A little something for everyone.

Comics.com

Over 50 crafts for all ages of learners.

Crafts for all Occasions 

Find rich, hands-on learning experiences that can be searched by subject, theme, grade, media, and completion time.

Crayola Creativity Central

Eduweb develops award-winning digital learning games and interactives about art, history, science, and technology.  Their mission is to "create exciting and effective learning experiences that hit the sweet spot where learning theory, digital technology, and fun meet." 

 

Eduweb Interactive Learning Games

Fun With Music

The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) welcomes you to the SFS Kids' Site.

We love music and are committed to music education, within our community and beyond. This website, in conjunction with our live performances, provides a great way for people of all ages to hear, learn, and have fun with music.

Consider this site your premier web destination for learning about music -- that's why it's here! And, if you'd like to share this site with others, send them a postcard.

Fun With Music

 

 

Over 58,000 pieces of free clipart.  Each item comes with a choice of image size and format as well as complete source information for proper citations in school projects.

Free Clip Art

Select the appropriate age of your students and choose from a variety of Mathematics, Geography, Art, Science, Language Arts, etc. games.

FunBrain Game Finder

Here you will find a variety of resources to supplement your art program.

This site offers 12 free, printable award certificates for a variety of achievements.  You can also subscribe to the site for more choices.

Kids Certificates

Kizclub provides lots of educational activities in language arts for preschool and elementary age children.

Kizclub
No matter what your grade level or subject area, Learn Alberta's website has many resources for you.  You can find resources by grade, subject, keyword, media type, audience, language or learning resource type. 

LearnAlberta
This site gives the student the opportunity to create a musical composition for a band of kids and dogs using the control panel to choose the tempo, vocalists and instruments for the melody and rhythm.


Make the Band

There are so many places on the web to find lessons. I hope this one is a little different. I have found some amazing sites that I would like to share with everyone. I have included lots of sites to search through. Just pick out what you need. You will soon find the ones that are what you need.

Marcia's Lesson Links

Is your inner Picasso needing an outlet?  With this easy drag and drop program, you can create a work of art using Picasso's style.  Fun!

Mr. Picasso Head

At Native Dance.ca Canadian Teachers can find free, downloadable, printable Teachers Resource Kits directly relating to provincial curricula usable as is or customizable for use in the classroom, and include teachers' notes, references to background materials, in-class exercises, and thought provoking journal pages for students.

Language Arts, the Arts, Math, and Social Science games for Pre-K - Grade 5 are offered to help make your whiteboard lessons fun and educational!

PBS Kids Interactive Whiteboard Games

Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students. The Pics4Learning collection consists of thousands of images that have been donated by students, teachers, and amateur photographers. Unlike many Internet sites, permission has been granted for teachers and students to use all of the images donated to the Pics4Learning collection.


Pics4Learning - Tech4Learning

Free lesson plans, activity ideas and resources for primary teachers.  Math, science, art, ELA, P.E., music and more are available here!

Primary Resources

Browse and download lessons and demonstrations made for the Smartboard!

SMART Exchange

These art and crafts projects use materials found typically in the classroom and around the home or office. These projects are inexpensive and easy to make. Most projects can be completed in approximately an hour and can be varied to be seasonal. Also many of the projects can be used in school projects.

SchoolCrafts.net

The Science Learning Network (SLN) is an online community of educators, students, schools, science museums and other institutions demonstrating a new model for inquiry science education.  There is a list of resources developed by SLN museums.

Science Learning Network: Home

Creative teachers can use music to teach content across the curriculum -- to students of all ages. A host of educational experts brings you tested ideas for using the magic of music in your lesson plans.
This site contains thousands of pages for you to peruse -- many with lyrics, sound clips, and teaching suggestions. The top educational pros offer practical suggestions based on the latest in brain-based learning. Innovative teachers share their classroom pointers and extension activities using children's music.

Songs for Teaching: Educational Children's Music

You can master the virtual keyboard!  You can either play one note at a time or multiple notes.  You can choose from piano, flute, strings, drums, etc.

Virtual Keyboard

Canadian Based Art Lessons and Activities

Great in-class activities and many other resources to enhance your curriculum. Canadian content with resources for K-12.

Cybermuse

 

Art Examples from Native Artistis

A gallery of the works of Allen Sapp.

Just as the title suggests, this is a site to narrow down the search for webquests.  There are a variety of webquests, all categorized to correlate with the Ontario Curriculum in 2007.

Webquest Locator

GSCS Global Resources Search

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