ARCHITECTURE IS ELEMENTARY Gr. 3-8
Students will learn the four orders of architecture: Doric, Ionic, Corinthian and Composite with this fun lesson from educator Sara Gagliano. read more
CITY BLOCK PAINTING Gr. 3-8
Students will use lines of all kinds to create a painting of a city block using tempera paint. From: Emily Coffey. read more
MY PET HOUSE Gr. 3-5
Students will create a paper house for their pet. From Nicolett Pretorius. read more
YOUR STATE'S ARCHITECTURAL SCRAPBOOK Gr. 6-8
Students will learn about architectural styles and terms. From Beth Elzinga. read more
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MORE ARCHITECTURE - External Links
Further resources/ideas to help you teach architecture to your students.
Note: the following links will take you outside of the KinderArt network.
archKIDecture is an independent architecture education project that encourages children to explore and participate in the built environment.
A lesson plan that teaches children some of the building basics used by engineers and architects to design some of the world’s largest skyscrapers.
by Michael J. Crosbie, Steve Rosenthal
Double-page spreads feature an architectural element of a particular color on one side and the name of the color spelled out on the other.
by by Michael J. Crosbie, Steve Rosenthal
Double-page spreads feature a geometric shape on one side and a related architectural element on the other.