Art Ideas for At Home - COVID-19

The arts are alive - spend some time creating at home

Art Ideas for At Home during COVID-19

As we work through COVID-19 many have reached out for activities that will help keep everyone creating art or taking in the arts. Here are a few resources to check out. Thank you to the many art educators online that have been sharing many resources. I am also sharing many ideas on https://www.facebook.com/artsandcommunityengagement/


Many have also asked how to share this -

Here is the link - https://www.smore.com/b9ycs

Big picture

Newsletter: Now Available in 100+ Languages

If you prefer to read the newsletter in a language other than English, please scroll to the bottom of this newsletter to select your preferred language. Simply select the "Translate" button on the lower right, select your language from the drop-down menu, and click "Close." The entire newsletter will then be translated into the language you have selected. Over 100 languages are available for selection.

Specials Challenge

Big picture

Art Museums and More

Using Items from Home

Big picture

Thank you to Megan Gowen for this Bingo Card

Learn how to....

Check out the incredible videos our elementary art educators are creating for continued learning.

Other Videos

Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Big picture

Daily, live art lessons from author/illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka. New York Times bestselling-author of Punk Farm, Lunch Lady, Jedi Academy, and Hey, Kiddo.


Link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLg9gpgNtuVmFqtseQCKFWZml6dfdLugwt

Lunch Doodles with Mo

Big picture
Big picture

Links for Mo

Mo Live from Website - https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems/

YouTube Archive - https://youtu.be/K5guOVOuVMs


Who is Mo?

He of the beloved Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Knuffle Bunny, and the Elephant and Piggy series, though you already knew that—is the current Education Artist in Residence at the Kennedy Center.

Mark Kistler

Big picture
Mark will be going LIVE every day at NOON CST on Youtube and Facebook.

YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/user/MarkKistler

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/mark.kistler.7


Thank you so much for your participation and encouragement. It is because of people like you that we are doing this. We encourage you to share this opportunity with your friends, family, and colleagues. Let’s take a little break from the craziness of the real world and escape to our imaginations!


More Resources:
www.Draw3d.com
www.MarkKistler.com

Make some Play Dough to Create

Big picture

Building Time with Legos

Big picture

LEGO Challenge Cards

Building things from LEGO is a popular past-time for curious kids, but even the most creative kids sometimes need ideas to jumpstart their building sessions. Introducing these LEGO Challenge cards!


With just over 250 cards to choose from, your child can almost do 5 challenges a week to be creative and inspired in their LEGO designs.


The cards with the blue squares are all the main challenges – applicable to anyone, with a wide variety of ideas. The cards with other colours of squares are specifically related to holidays, celebrations, events, or faith. I did this so anyone who doesn’t celebrate something can just keep those cards out. Just cut out the cards and add them to a small box. Let your child pick out a challenge and get to work! It might even be fun if you join in too!


Some examples of what challenges are included in this card set:

  • Make a constellation.
  • Use only yellow bricks.
  • Make a dinosaur fossil.
  • Make a model plant cell.
  • What do you want to be when you grow up?
  • Design something while blindfolded.
  • Recreate a World War trench.
  • Make a model of your bedroom.
  • Go fishing.


Link to download the challenge cards

Big picture

Many, many ideas and links in this padlet!

https://padlet.com/jtoole4/5cs571f1zmr5

Art Choice Board

Big picture

Some great ideas here. This is just for fun. No need to upload the work.

Big picture

Eric Carle reads The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Eric Carle reads The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Make Marbled Paper

Big picture

Sketchnote

Sketchnoting Virtual Workshop with Sylvia Duckworth

The Art Assignment

Apps for Pottery - complete with glaze

Creativity Challenges during COVID-19

Big picture

Free Online Art Classes

Big picture

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Sioux City Community School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas: Business & Marketing, Family & Consumer Science, Health Science, and Industrial Arts, Technology, & PLTW.


The Sioux City Community School District is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. It is an unfair or discriminatory practice for any educational institution to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information (for employment), national origin, religion, age (for employment), disability, socioeconomic status (for programs), marital status (for programs), or veteran status (for employment) in its educational programs and its employment practices.


Inquiries or grievances, including Section 504 grievances and grievances under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, may be directed to Jen Gomez, Director of Student Services & Equity Education at 627 4th Street, Sioux City, IA 51101, (712) 279-6075, gomezj2@live.siouxcityschools.com. Please see District Board policies 103 and 504.4 for additional information on available grievance procedures.

Connect

Pat Toben

Arts and Community Engagement Program Coordinator

Sioux City Community Schools

Big picture