Week 1


Drawing Animals


  • Picture of an animal
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Paper

Ms. Jessi shows how to use simple shapes to draw animals in the video below.

Art & Yoga Animals

This video will help you look at three animal artworks from the museum collection and practice a yoga post inspired by each one.

Foil Animals


  • Tinfoil
  • Scissors

In the video below, Ms. Jessi shows how to make an animal with tinfoil.

Clay Bird & Nest


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup salt
  • 3/4 cup water
  • Mixing bowl
  • Spoon
  • Pencil or toothpick

Find out how Ms. Jessi uses salt dough to make a bird and its nest by watching the video below.

Salt Dough Recipe & Directions

  1. Mix 2 cups of flour, 1 cup of salt, and 3/4 cup of water in a bowl.
  2. Knead until smooth.
  3. Preheat over to 300 degrees fahrenheit.
  4. Create the animal sculpture.
  5. Bake in oven for one hour.
  6. Remove sculpture from oven and let it cool.
  7. You can paint your sculpture with watercolor, tempera or acrylic paint.