Online Learning Choices K-5

Hello students/parents,

Special area right now is for enrichment purposes only.
Work will be kept at a minimum in order to reduce the workload for our students working from home. Any assignment given in special areas will due on April 30th and will be highlighted so it will be clear.

 ***Students can choose activities from the following link. Only 1 needs to be turned in to Artsonia by April 30th, anything more is optional at this time. 
Please copy and paste the following link into your browser. Some options require family involvement, permission, or assistance. You can choose any activity you like. Artsonia instructions are below.
Optional:Students may add a statement, along with artwork  photo, in their Artsonia account. You can tell me something about the work. For example; why you chose the that specific activity, what you like about it, what you learned, or just send me a message.
Below are instructions for submitting your work on Artsonia:
Artsonia Classroom Mode

PARENTS – Our school is offering a way for students to submit their artwork to their Artsonia portfolio from home.

Your child can use iPads or similar devices (or even a browser) to photograph their own artwork, make edits and enter artist statements – all on their own! The artwork will be reviewed by the art teacher prior to being published.

Download the Artsonia 6.0 app in the Apple or Android app store, select the “Students” option, then scan the Access Code below (or manually type in the code). You can also go to on a browser if you don’t have a compatible device.

Access Code: CDDF-DNNC

You can view a short tutorial video by going to

If you have any questions, please contact Artsonia at 800-869-9974 or or email me at
I know that this situation is new and perhaps a bit challenging for everyone, but  we can get through this together.  I hope you are all doing well.  I am so excited to see what fantastic artwork is created at home!
Please don’t hesitate to email me with any questions.
Kind regards,
Linda Brush

****The following links are optional additional resources for enrichment purposes and not required.

Art Contests

**Art for Kids Hub :
**Cassie Stephens:
**Art with Mati & Dada:
**Art with Mrs. Nguyen:
** Tate Kids :
** 5-Minute Crafts PLAY:
**Artrageous with Nate:
**KQED Art School:






K standards

  •  I can create art and share it with others.  VA.K.C.1.1
  • I can make art to show ideas in math, science, reading, and social studies.  VA.K.H.3.1
  • I can experiment with different kinds of art because it makes me happy and helps me become a better artist.  VA.K.F.1.1 
  • I can create art that shows who I am as part of the community.  VA.K.F.3.1
  • I can explore where things go in my art.  VA.K.O.1.1 
  • I can come up with ideas and make pictures based on my memory, imagination, and experiences.  VA.K.O.2.1
  • I can create works of art to show things that happened to me and my community.  VA.K.O.3.1 
  • I can explore different ways to make art.  VA.K.S.1.1
  • I can use my own ideas to decide how I want to create my art.  VA.K.S.1.2 
  • I can become a better artist by practicing.  VA.K.S.2.1 
  • I can improve my art skills by practicing.  VA.K.S.3.1
  • I can improve my craft skills by practicing.  VA.K.S.3.2

1st Standards

  • I can create and talk about art that I find interesting. VA.1.C.1.1
  • I can find clues to help me understand and think about art. VA.1.C.1.2
  • I can use different art materials and ways of making art to see how it changes my artwork.  VA.1.C.2.2
  • I can identify objects of art that are used for every day purposes.  VA.1.H.2.2
  • I can use different materials and real or original choices to create artwork.  VA.1.F.1.1 
  • I can create pictures and symbols to express thoughts and feelings.  VA.1.O.2.1
  • I can use personal symbols in artwork to show what is happening around me and in my community.  VA.1.O.3.1
  • I can experiment with different materials and ways of making art to express ideas.  VA.1.S.1.1 
  • I can use different materials ways of making art to show my thoughts, feelings, and experiences.  VA.1.S.1.2
  • I can create works of art to tell a personal story.  VA.1.S.1.3
  • I can use my art skills to make 2-D and 3-D art.  VA.1.S.3.1

2nd Grade standards

  • I can make art to communicate my personal interests and express myself. VA.1.C.1.1
  • I can make good decisions when making art. VA.2.C.2.1
  • I can use my imagination to create artwork using my personal ideas and selected materials. VA.2.F.1.1
  • I can appreciate having many solutions to solve an artistic problem. VA.2.F.1.2
  • I can work with others to make art. VA.2.F.3.2
  • I can use what I know about making art to become more creative. VA.2.O.1.1
  • I can use my personal experiences to give my artwork meaning. VA.2.O.2.1 
  • I can create art that is meaningful to me and explains ideas about local and global communities. VA.2.O.3.1
  • I can experiment with tools and techniques to make art. VA.2.S.1.1 
  • I can use different resources to get inspiration for art. VA.2.S.1.2
  • I can develop artistic skills by practicing with different materials, techniques, processes, and tools. VA.2.S.2.1 
  • I can use art materials and techniques to create 2-D and 3-D artwork. VA.2.S.3.1
  • I can become a better artist by practicing. VA.2.S.3.2 

3rd Standards

  •  I can make art to develop ideas to express myself.  VA.3.C.1.1
  • I can reflect on and interpret works of art, using observation skills, prior knowledge, and experience. VA.3.C.1.2
  • I can tell if my art turned out as well as I had planned.  VA.3.C.2.1
  • I can use different materials and subject matters to create imaginative artwork.  VA.3.F.1.1  
  • I can explore how different solutions to artistic problems may work.  VA.3.F.1.2 
  • I can create artwork that tells what is happening in the community.  VA.3.F.3.1
  • I can collaborate with others to create art.  VA.3.F.3.2
  • I can show how organization and design are used to arrange my artwork.  VA.3.O.1.1
  • I can use new and creative ideas to complete personal artworks.  VA.3.O.2.1
  • I can use symbols, visual language, and/or written language to tell about myself or others.  VA.3.O.3.1
  • I can use tools and media to help my artwork send the messages I want it to.  VA.3.S.1.1
  • I can use different resources for inspiration and to achieve different results.  VA.3.S.1.2
  • I can use the structure, organization, steps, and techniques of art.  VA.3.S.2.1 
  • I can use materials, tools, and processes to make 2-D and 3-D artwork.  VA.3.S.3.1 
  • I can develop craftsmanship skills by practicing.  VA.3.S.3.2 

4th Standards

  • I can use ideas to put personal meaning into my artwork.  VA.4.C.1.1
  • I can make my art better by using many resources to get ideas.  VA.4.C.2.2
  • I can take ideas from various resources to create unique artworks.  VA.4.C.2
  • I can combine art media with innovative ideas to create two-dimensional and three-dimensional art.  VA.4.F.1.1
  • I can examine and apply creative solutions to solve an artistic problem.  VA.4.F.1.2
  • I can create art to promote awareness of school and/or community concerns.  VA.4.F.3.1
  • I can use a variety of resources and art skills to improve my artwork.  VA.4.O.2.1
  • I can apply meaning and relevance to document myself or others in artwork.  VA.4.O.3.1
  • I can use tools and materials to achieve diverse effects in my artwork.  VA.4.S.1.1
  • I can explore and use media, technology, and other art resources to express ideas visually.  VA.4.S.1.2
  • I can organize the structural elements of art to achieve an artistic goal.  VA.4.S.2.1
  • I can demonstrate the ability to use art processes to complete my artwork.  VA.4.S.2.2
  • I can experiment with various materials, tools, techniques, and processes to achieve a variety of results in two- and/or three-dimensional art.  VA.4.S.3.1
  • I can plan, produce, and practice my art.  VA.4.S.3.2

 5th Standards

  •  I can develop a range of interests in the art-making process to influence the art I chose to create.  VA.5.C.1.1
  • I can revise artwork, and know it’s a necessary part of the creative process.  VA.5.C.2.1
  • I can examine and experiment with traditional or non-traditional uses of media to apply imaginative techniques in two- and three-dimensional artworks.  VA.5.F.1.1
  • I can create artwork to promote public awareness of community and/or global concerns.  VA.5.F.3.1
  • I can create artwork to communicate ideas.  VA.5.F.3.2
  • I can organize the structural elements of art to achieve visual unity.  VA.5.O.1.2
  • I can use a variety of sources for ideas to resolve challenges in creating original works.  VA.5.O.2.2
  • I can create meaningful and unique works of art to effective communicate and document a personal voice.  VA.5.O.3.1
  • I can use various art tools, media, and techniques to discover how different choices change the effect on the meaning of an artwork.  VA.5.S.1.1
  • I can use media, technology, and other resources to inspire personal art-making decisions.  VA.5.S.1.2
  • I can create artworks to depict personal, cultural, and/or historical themes.  VA.5.S.1.3
  • I can organize the structural elements of art to support planning, strengthen focus, and implement artistic vision.  VA.5.S.2.1
  • I can visualize the end product to justify artistic choices of tools, techniques, and processes.  VA.5.S.2.3
  • I can use materials, tools, techniques, and processes to achieve expected results in two- and three-dimensional artworks.  VA.5.S.3.1
  • I can use craftsmanship and technical ability in my artworks to show improvement.  VA.5.S.3.2