It’s time to think about SPRING!

With only a handful of days left of the fall semester, now is the time to think about spring. Spring is the perfect time to try out new lessons and build upon the skills that your students have mastered in the fall. It’s also a great time to focus on a big initiative, whether that

Gift Giving Guide

There are only five Monday’s until Christmas – don’t panic. You still have time to get unique, personalized gifts for everyone on your list! And if you are already done with your shopping, don’t forget about other gift-giving holidays like Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. Below are a few of our favorite gifts:

STEAM Lesson Plans

If your school has a STEAM based curriculum or if you would like to integrate more of the principals into your classroom, we have four lesson plans that focus on arts integration. Lesson One: Compass Art In this lesson, your students will learn about the different ways that circles are measured, while practicing making circles

Primary Petals – A Fresh New Lesson on Flowers

Nic Hahn of Mini Matisse created this lesson plan for her kindergartners for their upcoming Art to Remember program. The lesson plan is a fresh take on flowers and incorporates so many important fundamentals like primary colors, drawing spirals, layering items over a background and creating  patterns. All of Nic’s lessons that we’ve featured work with the Art to Remember

Sea Turtles – A Lesson They’ll Love

Nic Hahn of Mini Matisse used this Sea Turtles lesson plan for her Art to Remember program last fall and she’s bringing it back this year because it was a huge hit. The lesson plan is perfect for students in a variety of grades as it is surprisingly simple.  Nic said “The way I broke

Bring Donuts into your Classroom – A Flipped Lesson

Nic Hahn of Mini Matisse is bringing donuts to your classroom with this week’s flipped lesson. The lesson plan is vibrant and students can create so many variations – in fact, that is why Nic’s students loved it so much! Using stamps cut from pool noodles, your students will use paint to make their own bakers dozen. Nic has step-by-step instructions

The Next Flipped Lesson – Self Portraits

This summer, Nic Hahn of Mini Matisse has been working really hard on great flipped lesson plans for you. The lesson plans are all engaging, developmentally targeted toward different age groups, and are available in both video and PDF format.  We will be rolling out one new lesson plan per week during the month of August.

New Flipped Lesson Plans!

This summer, Nic Hahn of Mini Matisse has been working really hard on great flipped lesson plans for you. The lesson plans are all engaging, developmentally targeted toward different age groups, and are available in both video and PDF format.  We will be rolling out one new lesson plan per week during the month of August.

WAIT! Don’t throw out old supplies – recycle them!

With the end of the school year quickly approaching, I’m sure you have started to clean out your classroom, organize your materials and get rid of anything that is broken or dried out. But before you throw anything into the garbage, check out different ways that you can recycle old art supplies: Crayola ColorCycle –

Out of the Office and Into the Classroom at Paul I Miller School

At Art to Remember, we love giving back and every spring semester, we like to get out of the office and help out. This spring, we volunteered our time at Paul I Miller Elementary School in Indianapolis. Although we were helping out in different areas of the school, we wanted to make sure that we