Art

Malorie Binn
mbinn@shpamn.org
952-426-6012

I hope you are all staying safe and healthy! I miss seeing you in the art room but here are some summer enrichment ideas for art:

 

  1. Create a sketchbook to work on at home. Staple together pieces of white or lined paper. Decorate the cover with colorful construction paper, magazine pictures, stickers, and your name. Draw something different every day. See sketchbook idea prompts on the back of this page. 

  2.  Visit http://www.getty.edu/mobile/loa_app/. Explore how art objects are made and the history behind them. 

  3. Visit our local art museum via www.newartsmia.org and check out the works of art in the museum via virtual gallery tours. 

  4. Lunch Doodle with Mo Willems! kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems.

  5. Visit other Art Museums online: 

www.metmuseum.org

www.nga.gov

www.artic.edu 

 

Sketchbook Ideas/Prompts: 

 

  1. Look out your window. Draw one thing you see. 

  2. Create a new game. Draw the game board, list the rules, and how the scoring works. 

  3. Make an illustration from your favorite book or story you just read. 

  4. Draw your favorite superhero. 

  5. Create a new superhero. What is their name and what special powers do they have?

  6. Draw yourself in 10 years. Draw yourself in 50 years. How are you different from now? 

  7. Draw your favorite thing in your room. 

  8. Draw your favorite food. 

  9. Create a new logo for a new sports team. 

  10. Draw your pet. Now draw a speech bubble next to their mouth. What are they saying? 

  11. Draw something you have always wanted. 

  12. Draw the house of your dreams. Draw the inside of the house too. 

  13. Draw your best friend. Write them a short letter too. 

  14. Draw your role model. Who do you look up to and why? 

  15. Draw the ocean. 

  16. Draw the desert. 

  17. Draw the rainforest. 

  18. Draw how you are feeling today. Draw how you were feeling yesterday. 

  19. Draw your family. 

  20. Draw a comic strip

 

 







































In art class, our lessons follow the Core Knowledge Sequence for curriculum. Our lessons also meet the MN Academic Standards for Visual Art. To see my Curriculum Overview for all grades, see the documents that are located in the Files and Materials section.