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Lessons and resources for Art, Drama, Dance and Music.

  • Keep students busy and engaged when they are finished their art assignments. Get practical ideas for fast finishers in art class from 2 Peas and a Dog. #artclass #art #fastfinishers #artroom #lessonplans

    Fast Finisher Activities For Art Class

    It can be hard to plan an art lesson that everyone finishes at the exact same time. Ok – well I have never done it – I usually have some students…

  • Drama lessons and ideas for teachers from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

    Ideas For Teaching Drama

    Where I teach, Drama is a mandatory part of the curriculum for students in Grades 1 to 8. I enjoy teaching drama, but I have heard from other teachers that they…

  • 5 ideas for student art portfolios from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

    Storing Student Art

    Art looks great in a classroom and it is a fun subject to teach, but it can be hard to figure out how to store all of the artwork your students…

  • Technology Themed Get To Know You Activity

    This year I wanted to do a get to know you activity with my students that fit my technology themed classroom. I searched Pinterest and online blogs and could not find…

  • Styrofoam Print Making Art Lesson

    The most awesome thing about this art project is that it requires minimal supplies and can be modified to suit the primary grades up to high school art class.  Materials Needed:…

  • Tinfoil Sculpture Art Lesson

      Here is a great tinfoil sculpture art lesson which can be adapted to any grade level. It can sometimes be a challenge to find affordable art lessons that are both…