Happy Winter! We're excited to share a set of hands-on art-making activities with easy-to-find materials for the classroom and at home. Use these Smithsonian Learning Lab collections to explore new artists and stories while sparking learning and creativity.
The Smithsonian Learning Lab Team
MAKE IT YOURSELF
INSIDE A DIAMOND
What would it be like to step inside a glittering diamond? Design your own mosaic of geometric shapes inspired by artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian.
MORE "MAKE IT"
Learn how Faith Ringgold uses quilts to tell stories, then create a quilt of your own!
MORE "YOUNG PORTRAIT EXPLORERS" COLLECTIONS
PRINT AND CREATE
Use these printable coloring pages to explore new stories and learn about change-making artists, activists, scientists, explorers, and more.