Explore CMA objects in your virtual Seesaw classroom. Seesaw is a student-driven digital portfolio that houses activities, assignments, and more. Templates provide guiding questions and activities to help students engage with CMA art objects.
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Preschool and Kindergarten Topics
- Let’s Explore: Lines—Discover how an artist uses different lines and then create an artwork using lines.
- Let’s Explore: Shapes—Find different shapes and make a creation with squares, circles, and more.
- Let’s Explore: Feelings—See how artists show feelings through pictures and explore those feelings through posing like the people in the picture.
- Let’s Try: Using Our Senses—Explore an artwork by using your senses! This technique can help students refocus when emotions take over.
- Let’s Try: Bumblebee Breathing—Practice bumblebee breathing while looking at an artwork. This technique can be used when students feel overwhelmed.
1st–3rd Grade Topics
- Make a Coat of Arms: Look closely at the suit of armor and create a personal coat of arms.
- Hobbies in Ancient Egypt: Discover one way ancient Egyptians had fun and reflect on hobbies that are important to you.
- Clothing and Special Occasions: Explore a robe used for a very special occasion and think about the clothing we wear today.
- Write a Postcard from Monet’s Garden: Describe Monet’s Water Lilies in an imaginary postcard and reflect about your favorite places.
- 54321 Grounding: Use your senses to explore an artwork and calm your mind and body.