Arts Resources for Teachers

Discover new ready-to-use art resources perfect for your classroom. Find art lesson plans, great art and design tools to foster creativity, and the best art museum websites to support your curriculum. These resources cover everything from hands-on design to art history and interpretation. Whether you're digging into more traditional visual arts, such as painting, drawing, and sculpting, or exploring media creation, such as filmmaking, podcasting, and graphic design, we've got you covered. Get started with our collection below, or scroll down to find more of our favorite lesson plans, websites, and apps! 

Tools Teachers Love

  • The Robot Factory by Tinybop
    Improve designs, collect favorites in robot creation sandbox
    Common Sense Rating 4
    Teacher Rating 4
    Grades K-8
    $3.99
    Arts, Science
    Creativity, Critical Thinking
  • MetKids
    Whimsical, kid-friendly intro to the wide world of art
    Common Sense Rating 4
    Teacher Rating 5
    Grades 1-6
    Free
    Arts, Social Studies
    Communication & Collaboration, Critical Thinking
  • Wizard School
    Curated videos and creative challenges ignite active learning
    Common Sense Rating 5
    Teacher Rating 5
    Grades 2-8
    Free
    Arts
    Creativity, Character & SEL, Tech Skills
  • Drawp for School - collaboration made easy
    Blank canvas will help kids express themselves creatively, but cost may be an issue when similar free tools exist
    Common Sense Rating 4
    Teacher Rating 4
    Grades Pre-K-8
    Free
    Arts
    Communication & Collaboration, Creativity, Tech Skills
  • Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra by Benjamin Britten
    Spirited digital re-creation of an educationally sound musical classic
    Common Sense Rating 4
    Teacher Rating 5
    Grades 2-12
    Free
    Arts
    Communication & Collaboration, Creativity
  • Little Bird Tales
    Easy-to-create digital storybooks empowering, even for younger kids
    Common Sense Rating 4
    Teacher Rating 4
    Grades 1-8
    Free, Paid
    Arts, English Language Arts
    Creativity, Tech Skills, Communication & Collaboration
  • ArtsEdge
    Impressive cross-curricular resource helps put the A in STEAM
    Common Sense Rating 4
    Teacher Rating 5
    Grades K-12
    Free
    Arts, English Language Arts, Social Studies
    Creativity
  • BetterLesson
    Exemplary Common Core-aligned lessons from rock star peers at large
    Common Sense Rating 4
    Teacher Rating 4
    Grades Pre-K-12
    Free, Paid
    Arts, English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Health & Wellness, World Languages, English Language Learning
    Communication & Collaboration, Creativity, Character & SEL...

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