Habitats: Grand Canyon

Tired of teaching the same projects? How about connecting some fun Art lessons and Science together while bringing the National Parks to your classroom? The first in a series, is a perfect start. The Grand Canyon is a popular destination for travelers. Why not make it a top destination for your students while they learn about the desert habitat? 

Project One

Creates a beautiful layered landscape with paints and painted paper details.

Project Two

Creates large cactus plants common to the desert.

Project Three

Creates a painted snake with fun patterns.

Project Four

Creates a painted paper scorpion.  

Not sure where to start?

Try the downloadable, step by step lessons.

Included in this 38 page digital lesson plan:

Learning Objectives

Step by Step full-color photo tutorials for each lesson

Background information of each project


Word Wall

Supplies needed for each project

Reproducible Geology of the Grand Canyon Handout

Reproducible Snake Handout

Student galleries

National Core Art Standards checklist

These Science inspired art lessons are easy to follow while being successful and fun for students. They are geared for grades 1-4, but truly anyone will love creating these projects.

Keep on Creating and Exploring!

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