Age/Grade: Elementary 3

3rd-5th Grade, 9-11 Years

The 1980s Series – Fashion

During the 1980s, music, dance, fashion, and art experienced a boom of energy and innovation. It was also during the 80s that Haring came into prominence and produced most of his signature work. This series of lessons seeks to explore the cultural and creative phenomenons of the 1980s for the youth of today. The Fashion lesson allows students to transform old clothes, model them and reflect on the process while having fun and being creative.

Windows

Students can create their own symbolic windows into their imaginations.

The Sky

Students will create images of the sky that convey their moods and feelings.

The 1980s Series – Breakdancing

During the 1980s, music, dance, fashion, and art experienced a boom of energy and innovation. It was also during the 80s that Haring came into prominence and produced most of his signature work. This series of lessons seeks to explore the cultural and creative phenomenons of the 1980s for the youth of today. The Breakdancing lesson, in particular, allows students to translate Haring's celebrated images of dancing people into choreographed breakdancing routines.

Self Portraits from the Future

Students will make craypa self portraits of what they might look like in 100 years.

Paper Sculpture Habitats

Paper Sculpture Habitats

THIS LESSON USES THE NYC BLUEPRINT LEARNING STANDARDS.
Elementary students design their own mix and matched animals, using a lesson framework that emphasizes transformation, then they create an entire ecosystem for them using 3-dimensional collage materials.

This lesson accompanies the following additional lessons:
"Clay for Fun"
"Cranimals in 3D"
"Creating a Cranimal"

Clay for Fun: An Introduction to Clay

Clay for Fun: An Introduction to Clay

THIS LESSON USES THE NYC BLUEPRINT LEARNING STANDARDS.
Elementary students experiment with clay before making their own imaginary animals.

This lesson accompanies the following additional lessons:
"Creating a Cranimal"
"Cranimals in 3D"
"Paper Sculpture Habitats"

Pop Shop 4 – Shopkeeping

Create and run a store to sell prints, pictures, tee shirts created in Pop Shop Lessons 1 - 3.