Resources by Subject → The Arts

African Arts and Music

Learning activities on the arts and music of various regions of Africa.

African Arts and Music

Paint Chip Cities

Paint Chips can be found at many hardware stores. Using many colours, students can create buildings with the paint chips by cutting unique shapes and adding details in markers.

Paint Chip Cities

25 Pop Songs to Use with Students

This website lists 25 fun, recognizable pop songs that have a positive message that could be used in your classroom.

25 Pop Songs to Use with Students

Drama and Language Activities based on Picture Books

This site describes drama and language activities prompted by pictures books.

Drama and Language Activities based on Picture Books

Crayola Art Lesson Plans

Find lots of artful lesson plan ideas designed to integrate the arts into daily curriculum and stimulate independent thinking through visual learning.

Crayola Lesson Plans

Noteworthy Software

This free trial of a notation authoring tool allows you to print sheet music from your desktop.

Noteworthy Software

The Canadian Society for Education through Art

The national association for art education in Canada promotes advancement and high standards in art education. Links to art education publications are provided on this site.

The Canadian Society for Education through Art

California Arts Project

The California Arts Project (TCAP) is a collaborative, statewide network of classroom teachers and university scholars with the mission of improving teaching and learning in dance, music, theatre, visual arts, and in arts, media, and entertainment. Included here are links to sites with lesson plans and resources for art education.

California Arts Project

National Gallery of Canada

The National Gallery of Canada offers a wide selection of lesson plans which provide teachers with in-class activities, a great selection of artwork images to show students, and  information about artworks and artists in their collection.

National Gallery of Canada

Animal Survival – Drama and the Environment

This unit should be taught after the Science and Technology unit Understanding Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Animals. This unit explores how and why animals become extinct and what people can do to help save endangered species. It challenges the students to think about ways that they can make people aware of this important issue.

Animal Survival – Drama and the Environment