PROCESS KITS are boxes containing a variety of curriculum based activities with directions and examples.

These kits DO NOT included the materials/supplies to complete the activities.

NEW: Process kits are separated by subject. Under each subject's list of kits are pictures of some of the kits' contents and information on the activities enclosed.

Process kits can be checked out between 4-6 weeks. If needed longer please contact Mellanie @ 480-308-7350

ELEMENTS OF ART

Color                    Space

Form                     Texture

Line                       Value

Shape

Great Masters: Elements of Design

Color

Working with Primary & Secondary Colors

Instructions and activities to teach primary, secondary, and complimentary colors.

Form

Form - 3D Design

Art projects are designed to introduce students to 3-dimensional work. Projects include simple cut paper constructions, clay, wire, sculpture, and found object relief.

Line

Line

Designed to give students and teachers the opportunity to expand on knowledge of: Art in Civilization, Art Production and Art Assessment through the in depth use of line.

Shape

Shape

Slide presentation and activities designed to increase awareness of line and shape as art elements.

Space

Space

Methods of developing skills in drawing three dimensional objects on two dimensional surfaces.

Texture

Texture

Instructional materials and activities designed to increase awareness of texture as an art element.

Value

Value Kit

Explore value, lightness and darkness, in colors as well as in black and white. Activities will help students achieve an understanding of the element 'value' through practical application. (Photo of contents coming soon.)

Great Masters: Elements of Design

Great Masters: Elements of Design

Gives students and teachers the opportunity to study desk size prints of paintings by great master painters and to follow through with art activities related to the paintings studied.

PRINCIPLES OF ART

Symmetry and Balance

Pattern

Great Masters: Principles of Art

Symmetry/Balance Kit

Symmetry/Balance Kit

Explores how symmetry is found in all aspects of our lives. Students will play games, learn to graph designs, use arrays, study animals and insects. This kit integrates history, geography, creative writing, science and math. Activities include using a compass, and learning paper cutting techniques to create symmetry and design.

Pattern

Pattern

Art projects designed for reinforcing the concept of patterns. Projects include collage, printing, clay, paper construction and fabric crayon designs.

Great Masters: Principles of Art

Great Masters: Principles of Art

Gives students and teachers the opportunity to study desk size prints of paintings by great master painters and to follow through with art activities related to the painting studied.

ART TECHNIQUES

Applique, Stitchery & Embroidery

Coil Clay            Pinch Clay             Slab Clay 

Collage               Crayon               I See Myself

Paper & Paste      Papermaking      Papier Mache

Painting Techniques w/Water Color & Tempera

Weaving

Applique, Stitchery & Embroidery

Applique, Stitchery & Embroidery

Projects in each of the three areas. Samples and directions included.

Coil Clay

Coil Clay

Instructions and samples of projects using the coiled clay method. Tools included.

Collage

Collage

A variety of activities exploring collage as an art form

Crayon

Crayon

Not just for coloring, with a little imagination and technique students can use crayons to design a variety of art pieces.

I See Myself

I See Myself

Provides various art activities dealing with drawing self-portraits. Mirrors are provided for the students' use.

Painting Techniques with Watercolor & Tempera

Painting Techniques with Watercolor & Tempera

Activities to develop brush and color mixing skills when dealing with the elements and principles of art.

Paper and Paste

Paper and Paste

Exploration of a variety of activities using only paper and paste.

Papermaking

Papermaking

Designed to show the student, through examples and directions, the art of paper making.

Papier Mache

Papier Mache

Provides experiences in various papier mache techniques with emphasis on methods and ideas for decorative and functional projects.

Pinch Clay

Pinch Clay

Instructions and samples of simple clay projects using the pinch modeling method. Tools included.

Slab Clay

Slab Clay

Instructions and samples of projects using the slab clay method. Tools included. A Tool kit can also be checked out seperately.

Weaving

Weaving for Beginners

Designed to introduce the concept of weaving.

ART AND MATH/SCIENCE

5 Senses

Art and Recycling

Art in the Outdoors

Art with Life Science

Art with Physical & Earth Science

Imagitorium

Integrating Primary Art (in math/science)

Intermediate Math and Art

Primary Art and Math

Science Experiments Make Art

5 Senses

5 Senses

Explore the 5 senses through activities that include creative writing, observation, brain games, and listening skills.

Art and Recycling

Art and Recycling

This kit contains projects and lessons that focus on reusing old materials commonly found around the home. The activities are based on fun, holiday themes as well as integrating physical education health, art, literature, and creative writing.

Art in the Outdoors

Art in the Outdoors

Provides an opportunity for students to explore a variety of art techniques while working in an outdoor setting. The theme of nature and the surrounding environment is incorporated into each of the activities.

Art with Physical & Earth Science

Art with Physical & Earth Science

Art projects designed to reinforce earth and physical science studies (machines, environment, ecology, solar energy).

Art with Life Science

Art with Life Science

Art projects designed to reinforce life science studies (the human body, plants, and animals).

Imagitorium Kit

Imagitorium Kit

The imagitorium kit is designed to enhance visual perception learning, and encourage creative expression through concrete exploration of objects, and materials. The art curriculum is integrated into such subject areas as language arts, social studies, science, and math.

Integrating Primary Art

Integrating Primary Art

Integrating Primary Arts In Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies makes learning academics fun. Creative thinking, imagination, and "long ago" games are an integral part of this primary experience.

Intermediate Math & Art

Intermediate Math & Art

Art projects designed for reinforcing intermediate math concepts with instructions and examples.

Primary Art and Math

Primary Art and Math

Primary math concepts integrated with art activities. Includes measurement, geometric shapes, symmetry, and math games.

ART AND READING/WRITING

Antonyms, Synonyms, Homonyms

Art Activities with Caldecott Books

Art in Literature: Jungle to Desert

Cartooning

Creative Writing

Imagine It

Integrating Primary Art (in language arts)

Look-Think-Write

Antonyms, Synonyms, Homonyms

Antonyms, Synonyms, Homonyms

This kit is directed to both the primary as well as the intermediate student. It is a fun way to learn about words through making their own games, mobiles, book covers, booklets of opposites, illustrated stories, card games, funny pictures and more.

Art Activities with Caldecott Books

Arts Activities with Caldecott Books

A celebration of four Caldecott winning books: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, Drummer Hoff by Barbara and Ed Emberley, The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher by Molly Bang, and Arrow to the Sun by Gerald McDermott. the celebration activities include sharing the literature and responding with art, drama, and writing experiences.

Art in Literature: Jungle to Desert

Art in Literature: Jungle to Desert

Inspired by the stories and artwork of four children's books, this kit explores two deserts and two jungles. Activities include animal community charts, personification of animal characters, caricatures, camouflage, 3-D Murals, and geometric shapes and patterns.

Cartooning

Cartooning

This kit is a unique history lesson of cartooning in America. It can be used as a humorous vehicle for creative thinking and writing. Cartooning is a creative way to get kids to compare art in newspapers, advertising, movies, television, and computer games.

Creative Writing

Creative Writing

This kit has a variety of aids to give students story scenarios, settings, characters, and situations for developing their writing skills. Legends, stories from quotes, characterizations, personifications, writing poems and adventures are a few of the stories students will be developing.

Imagine It

Imagine it

Humorous creative writing and listening activities designed to justify choices made by students.

Integrating Primary Art

Integrating  Primary Art

Integrating Primary Arts In Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies makes learning academics fun. Creative thinking, imagination, and "long ago" games are an integral part of this primary experience.

Look-Think-Write

Look-Think-Write

A series of exercises in building writing skills through imagery motivation.

Science Experiments Make Art

Science Experiments Make Art kit

This kit is designed to show students that art can be created in the most unexpected ways. Can an experiment about chemical reactions really create a work of art? Four separate experiments will demonstrate how experiments in science can do just that.

ART AND SOCIAL STUDIES

An African Experience

Arizona Adventures

Art Games

Crafts of Japan

Desert Dwellers

Digging in the Past

Drama Activities Colonial America

Ellis Island

Folkcrafts of Mexico

Integrating Primary Art (in social studies)

Let's Play Nice

Myths & Legends of SW Native Americans

An African Experience

An African Experience

This kit explores African clothing, language, music, games, proverbs, and storytelling. Each of these activities are presented in a culmination of colorful festivities when a dinner party is given.

Arizona Adventure

Arizona Adventure

Explores Arizona's animals, cacti, cowboys, Indians, economy, geography, and Mexican influence through the use of a variety of art processes.

Art Games

This kit is designed to emphasize art in the form of games with thinking, listening, reading, memory, and manipulation as a format to be creative. There are games where students must listen to get clues to answer questions, puzzles to put together, dials to design figures, and wire to form 3-D designs.

Crafts of Japan

Crafts of Japan

Explore the culture of Japan through hands-on art activities; involving a variety of media and techniques. Each activity is explained in terms of its cultural significance. A brief history of art is included as an introduction.

Desert Dwellers

Desert Dwellers

This kit is designed for students to go back in time to create a new culture. Using art, drama, critical thinking, and creative writing, students learn how to work together. They write histories using symbols, create dramas, make instruments, masks, and mats for a final celebration.

Digging Into the Past

Digging Into the Past

This kit divides students into groups. it teaches them to read maps and legends by becoming "archaeologists". They create a drama at a dig site; use experimental archaeology to recreate pottery, jewelry, drawings, models, and reports.

Drama Activities Colonial America

Drama Activities Colonial America

Activities that incorporate the study of the Early America period with classroom drama activities.

Ellis Island

Ellis Island

Designed to encourage students to actively explore the immigrant experience of leaving home to build a new life in America. It used such creative drama techniques as: improvisation, role playing, and dramatic reading to promote a better understanding of the hardships and hopes of our immigrant ancestors.

Folk Crafts of Mexico

Folk Crafts of Mexico

Information, samples, and instructions will enable teachers to increase students appreciation and awareness of these traditional crafts, and to guide students in the construction of them.

Folktales

Folktales

This kit includes several short folktales from different cultures and countries with a variety of related art and drama activities inspired by the stories.

Integrating Primary Art

Integrating Primary Art

Integrating Primary Arts In Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies makes learning academics fun. Creative thinking, imagination, and "long ago" games are an integral part of this primary experience.

Let's Play Nice

Let's Play Nice process kit

Incorporating activities about peer pressure, bullying, tolerance and acceptance, the Let’s Play Nice kit gives students the ability to communicate with, understand, and value others whether in a school environment or the world we live in.

Myths & Legends of SW Native Americans

Myths & Legends

This kit integrates poetry writing, story writing, reading, creative writing, and drama as well as learning Native American myths and legends of the Southwest. Students create desert illustrations, clay storytellers, and character dolls, symbols that represent a story, and design puppets and scenery for their puppet theater.

ART AND THEATRE

Concentration

Creative Movement

 

Concentration

Concentration

A creative kit with observations, games, puzzles, art/drama activities, and listening skills useful in developing concentration.

Creative Movement

Creative Movement

Students will use games, scarves, poems, stories, drama, adverbs, art activities, music, and character analysis to create a variety of ways to move.

MISCELLANEOUS

Cards

Holidays

Jewelry

Making Books

 

Cards

Cards

Instructions and examples of numerous techniques and processes which can be used to produce suitable card designs, including suggestions for folding and mounting cards and a brief introduction to writing poetry.

Holidays

Holidays

Samples and instructions to aid teachers in planning art activities for various holidays.

Jewelry

Jewelry

A unique approach to jewelry making using simple, easily available materials.

Making Books

Making Books

Extends a student's original creative writing experience to formulate a bound book which may include a particular binding style, end papers, illustrations, and an understanding of book and page format.

Masterpiece Gallery

Masterpiece Gallery

Designed to put great master works of art in the classroom, and through various guided activities for students to interact and examine their beliefs about art and responses to art.