Go on a bird hunt with Miss Raychel! Every bird has a story. Learn why it's important to observe nature, what it takes to be a great artist, and how to be environmentally friendly. Then we will draw a hummingbird through storytelling and learn some fun lines and shapes together!
Wetland ecosystems are full of diverse plants and animals! Learn about what ecosystems are all about, and why it's important to protect natural spaces. Get your colored pencils ready - we're going to draw and color our very own ecosystem at sunset!
Take an underwater adventure and learn about sea turtles and their habitats! We are connected to the ocean, and it’s up to us to help conserve resources so that sea creatures can thrive. Incorporate yourself into an underwater art scene and get up close and personal with an endangered sea turtle!
Did you know that legendary artist Leonardo Da Vinci helped to create the scientific method? In this video, we explore the world of insects through the lens of science. It turns out they do a lot for humans, and we can do a lot to keep these bugs from becoming more threatened. Our final work is an insect-patterned postcard in the style of artist Christopher Marley.
Join Miss Raychel (AKA Miss Rainbow Zebra) in the search for stripes, spots and rainbows on endangered animals! Then create your very own color-changing chameleon.
The Mexican Artist Frida Kahlo was considered by many to be a folk artist and magic realist. In this EcoArts lesson we explore a little of her history, and create a beautiful piece that combines her masterpiece “The Frame” and her use of magic realism. Get ready to learn something about endangered species!
Travel 20 years into the future with Miss Raychel 2040. Learn how to draw pop-up buildings and robots on this eco-city adventure. Your imagination will help you design a futuristic city that prevents and cleans-up pollution. Let’s go!
Grab some old magazines and junk mail and design your own collaged eco-city! Join Miss M in discovering the ways in which human activities impact our environment. Then use your imagination to build your own dream city! Flying cars? Gondolas? Free ice cream towers covered in solar panels? The sky is the limit when you invent a city all your own.
Get ready to repurpose some of your old clothes and dress your very own paper doll! We will learn about shapes, texture, natural materials and man-made materials in this fun art lesson. Kids will have a blast decorating and playing with their paper dolls.
Join us on an EcoArts Adventure as we learn how to draw superheroes equipped to take on the world’s toughest challenges! Together we will learn about eco-fashion, designer tricks of the trade, and why it’s important to know your clothing fiber. Learn how to sketch an anatomical human figure, then turn it into a superhero with special world-saving powers!
Join Miss Raychel in making a funky fish with items you can find around your house. Grab some cardboard (or a piece of paper), a pencil, some markers, crayons, or even paints. Then look around for items that typically go to waste. Try using bottle caps, buttons, junk mail, yarn, or any other funky materials that will make your fish shine! This is an engaging, all-ages art activity that celebrates the protection of vibrant oceans by considering waste management.