My Top 6 Halloween Art Lessons for Lower Elementary Grades

Here are a few of my favorite Halloween Art Lessons for Kindergarten-4th Grade. Full step by step directions and supply lists are in each link.

All of these can be simplified or more complex to adjust to any grade level.

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Charcoal Animal Drawings- Koalas and Pandas

 

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Koalas and Pandas- 4th & 5th Grade Charcoal Animal Drawings 

These 2 Art Lessons were a great intro into shading and controlling charcoal

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Panda Drawings- Charcoal Value Study

 

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Charcoal Value Study- 6th Grade Panda Drawings

I did this lesson over 2 weeks with my 6 Graders. This was the first lesson of the school year. Reviewing sketching, values & shading. The full body Panda Drawing  with the simple value scale was a pretty easy lesson. The second panda eating bamboo with a background was a perfect step up from that.

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My Favorite HALLOWEEN ART LESSONS

HALLOWEEN ART LESSONS for 5th Grade and up

I’ve put together 6 of my favorite Halloween Art Lessons for 5th Grade & up. I’ve done these year after year always with amazing results.

Halloween Art- Painted Skeletons

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Spooky House Halloween Art Lesson

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Halloween Spooky Silhouettes Acrylic Painting

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Foil Skulls Halloween Art Lesson

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Charcoal Jack-O-Lanterns

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Halloween Figure Drawing

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Middle School Pi Day Cityscapes

MIDDLE SCHOOL PI DAY ART

Starry Night City Scape. Here’s a fun Middle School Art Lesson to celebrate Pi Day (March 14th).

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Painted Collage Winter Birds

Painted Collage Winter Birds for 1st Grade

I used several mediums for this one. I chose watercolor for the bird since I wanted to complete this in just one class session. Any medium can work for this. The kids have fun cutting, gluing and painting all in one class. It makes it very fast paced and they still all come out great!

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Halloween Art- Pumpkin Sketches

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Pumpkin Sketches Halloween Art

This is a fun & festive drawing lesson for 3rd Grade & up. It covers basic drawing concepts: shadows, shading, background.

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Cut Jack O Lanterns Halloween Art

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 Halloween Art- Cut Jack O Lanterns with shadows

This Kindergarten lesson can be used for any of the lower grades by adding more pumpkins.

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