Age/Grade: Elementary 3

3rd-5th Grade, 9-11 Years

Drawing with Wire

Drawing with Wire

Students at PS183 in New York, learn how to draw with wire, as part of the bodies in motion workshop

Keith Haring and Graffiti

Keith Haring and Graffiti

Students from this Montessori school in Canada studied Keith Haring and then worked collaboratively to make several murals, custom t-shirts, and sculptures, all exploring the theme of "Peace, love and the environment."

Haring’s Heroes

Haring's Heroes

Elementary school students from Arkansas create a collaborative, large-scale project inspired by Keith Haring's subway art.

Stone Figurines

Stone Figurines

Sent in by a school in Germany, this class created the perfect Haring-style table settings.

A Haring Holiday

A Haring Holiday

Create Haring-inspired holiday ornaments with children using this fun and easy project sent in to us by a high school in Kansas.

Character Traits in Fables

Character Traits in Fables

Fourth and Fifth grade Special Education students wrote fables, created a subway mural, dance freeze cut outs, illustrations and sculptures of their characters, wrote a song and choreographed a dance for each character, and designed a web page of their work on the project.

Haring Animations

Haring Animations

Year 5 & 6 students from this school in the UK created their own computer animations.

A Sculptor’s Model

A Sculptor's Model

This lesson was designed to parallel The Tampa Museum's survey: "Keith Haring: Art & Commerce," on view March 18 through June 11, 2006.

Local children were presented with a slide presentation of Haring's work, with a particular emphasis on Haring's large scale steel sculptures and accompanying sculptural macquettes. Students then participated in a workshop where they too could design and construct their own scaled down models of imaginary, mythic sculptures.