Middle school art projects

Explore a collection of creative art projects designed specifically for middle school students. Encourage young artists to express their creativity and develop their skills with these engaging and educational ideas.
Pixel Art Fun - My Art Lesson Art Drawings, Middle School Art, Canvas Art, Line Art, Art, Cool Art Projects, Cool Art, Art Art, Art Ideas

Grade Level Duration 4 classes, 80 minutes Materials Graph paper (buy or make your own online here), acrylic Paint, ghost grid posterboard (Poster board featuring a faint, disappearing grid), square dowel cut down to make a stamp (same size as the grids on the poster board), printer, pencil, palette Media Acrylic Paint Lesson Objectives For […]

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Nina Sloan
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After nearly a decade of teaching secondary students, I've had a lot of time to test out a variety of 2d art projects. Let's face it: as teachers, sometimes we plan and plan and plan. We are so excited to deliver the project, and then... it flops. Students are uninterested and the final products aren't

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Amanda Finley-Moxley
Art at Becker Middle School: Pop Art! Candy Paintings....studying real candy prices as our inspiration for our Pop Art Candy Paintings. Tempra paint and black Sharpie outlines added emphasis and strong lines. The 12" x12" paper created a cropped effect

We had a lot fun studying real candy prices as our inspiration for our Pop Art Candy Paintings. Tempra paint and black Sharpie outlines added emphasis and strong lines. The 12" x12" paper created a cropped effect as well. Yum!

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Lorraine Buchan
Collage, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Art, Kunst, Resim, Sanat, Hundertwasser, Knutselen, Tekenen

Welcome! This blog post features a guided tutorial of how to create a geometric, Bauhaus-inspired paper collage. Prior to beginning, it is helpful to learn more about the Bauhaus art movement. Some of the key characteristics of Bauhaus art includes (1) simple, geometric shapes, (2) basic color schemes, and (3) asymmetrical balance. This activity challenges artists

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Amy Marie
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Here's an absolutely stunning faux stained glass project my junior high students recently finished. These are made from black construction paper and tissue paper. They took about a month or so to finish, due to the intricate nature of all the steps. To start off, I showed students a slideshow about the stained glass in Western Europe during the Middle Ages. I showed them a video of how stained glass is made (the technique hasn't really changed in hundreds of years!). So then students started…

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April Moulton
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After a decade of teaching high school art, I've recently moved to teaching middle school art. It's a blast and there is truly NEVER a dull moment. Through some trial and error, I've learned that some projects are more engaging than others. Below are some of my favorite middle school art projects that have yielded

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Julie Jenkins