Around the Neighborhood

Students learn about Jacob Lawrence and the Harlem Renaissance. They make a collage that depicts their own neighborhood, with a focus on color.

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  • 5 sequential lesson plans, designed to be taught by a teacher
  • Primary Material: Drawing supplies, collage.
  • Best for 3rd grade and up
  • As above, but adapted for younger students (>3rd Grade).
  • Three lessons that are adapted to be used independently using our virtual platform.
  • Primary Material: Drawing supplies, collage.
  • Adaptable for all elementary aged students.

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Our second annual Give With HeART Student Art Contest will close on midnight Eastern on Sunday, 12/04! 

There are a couple ways that you can participate: 

  • Submit artworks by students using Doodles Lessons (aged 5-11) that you have made with your class (link here​) 
  • Encourage students to attend a live art-making event with their caregivers (registration here​) 

Either way, if they win YOU win! Amongst their prizes, they'll receive a $150 gift card to Blick – for their class.