Art Lesson CONSERVATION - My Gift Of Green (mixed media)
Techniques are teacher guided and includes extensive student choice opportunities.
Suitable for primary / elementary and middle school.
Challenge young learners about conscientious gift giving leading up to holiday seasons with this mixed media art lesson. Media and techniques are fully explained and illustrated. Adapt to your requirements and teach portraiture with a purpose.
- Have students brainstorm the many ways that ‘gift giving’ can be wasteful and bad for our environment
- Allow them to inquire into how we can give gifts that are sustainable, reusable, eco-friendly.
- While this lesson focuses on plants as the alternative, you don’t need to limit choices to plants only. Feel free to include other sustainable items that students identify.This unit models plants which can also link with a science unit about caring for plants and the value of them to our planet.