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Art Lessons

In-Person and Virtual Art Lessons Now Available


In an Art EnviroChallenger lesson, students will learn about choices we can make to protect our environment while creating a personal piece of art. Lesson topics and media vary by project.

Every project involves on both science and art standards. 

Cardboard Creations

Cardboard Creations (50-minute lessons)

Using a cereal box and other found materials, learn about the elements of art, including: texture, shape, color, value, and more. With imagination and realistic examples, students will create their very own cardboard creations!













Art WaterColor






Learn how pollution and contaminants can affect our waterways and Puget Sound and use watercolors to experiment and create art. Learn about the elements of art, including: texture, brush techniques, light, balance, and negative space.






Gyotaku Art


Gyotaku (kind of)! (50-minutes)


Learn about the traditional Japanese art of Gyotaku (Gyo = fish, taku = rubbing)! Students will create a cardboard fish, paint it, and then press the fish on to paper to create a gyotaku facsimile. No fish will be harmed during this project.