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

  • Ready Maker
    Fun and easy game design yields surprisingly complex creations
    Common Sense Rating 4
    Teacher Rating 4
    Grades 4-12
    Free, Paid
    Arts
    Creativity, Critical Thinking
  • Google CS First
    Middle school CS platform offers stellar resources, organizing tools
    Common Sense Rating 4
    Teacher Rating 4
    Grades 4-8
    Free
    Science, Arts, Math
  • Robot Factory
    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
  • WonderBox: Explore & Learn Science, Geography, Music, and Design
    Curated videos and creative challenges ignite active learning
    Common Sense Rating 5
    Teacher Rating 5
    Grades 2-8
    Free
    Arts
    Creativity, Character & SEL
  • Animation & Drawing by Do Ink
    One-stop animation tool for beginners through experts
    Common Sense Rating 4
    Teacher Rating 5
    Grades 3-8
    $4.99
    Arts
    Communication & Collaboration, Creativity
  • Drawp for School - Create. Learn. Collaborate.
    Blank canvas will help kids express themselves creatively
    Common Sense Rating 4
    Teacher Rating 4
    Grades Pre-K-12
    Free to Try, Paid
    Arts
    Communication & Collaboration, Creativity
  • Canva
    Create snazzy designs in seconds with flexible, cloud-based tool
    Common Sense Rating 4
    Teacher Rating 4
    Grades 4-12
    Free
    Arts
    Creativity

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