Free Art Teaching Resources

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This page contains some useful resources and links to help teachers in their art teaching. You will basically be directed to websites where you can find art materials, videos, printables, worksheets, activities, games, and many other teaching ideas that are art informed.

1- Songs for Teaching

Creative teachers can use music to teach content across the curriculum – to students of all ages.
This website offers  thousands of children's songs, lyrics, sound clips and teaching suggestions.

2- Art Smart

This is a great website full of art resources that aim at  engaging  students in the creative process through artistic inquiry into topics that span many different subject areas of the curriculum.  Their purpose is to improve student engagement and cultivate 21st century learning skills such as the capacity to think creatively, understand deeply, take control of learning, work 

3- Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

FREE is a platform that is sponsored by the American government and that has over 1.500 federally supported teaching and learning resources collected  from dozens of federal agencies. FREE makes it easy for you to find learning and  teaching resources not only about art but any other subject matter. You can use the Subject Map on the left to start navigating the site.

4- Canon

Canon has gone all out to produce the most impressive collection of paper craft printables I've ever seen. The premise is simple:  First, you select from one of the categories such as art, architecture, transport, fantasy or my personal favourite craftown that allows you to print out templates for items to make an entire paper city..Next, print out the template and instructions.Then, Construct.  Some are very simple and others are quite complex but each one is rated for difficulty so you can decide what to to attempt and leave out.

5- Teaching Ideas

This an excellent resource full of teaching ideas and resources for art teachers. It also contains materials for teaching other subjects.

6- Teacher Vision Art Resources

Emphasize the importance of art education throughout the year with TeacherVision's art lesson plans, printables, activities, quizzes, and references, perfect for art teachers at the elementary, middle, or high school level

7- Art Ideas for Teachers

Here you will have access to all the materials you might in your art teaching. These materials are divided into grade categories