Carve (and maybe cast) a statue.
Make some artistic patterns: http://www.kinderart.com/drawing/patternsgalore.shtml
Trace a map of your neighborhood. Use this as a design for a painting.
Do some more modern art:
Do some silkscreening: http://elementaryartfun.blogspot.com/2014/10/silk-screen-printing-made-easy.html
Color a coloring book page in Pointillism style.
Discuss with family or friends, “What is art?” Write their responses in your journal.
Notice art in every-day life. How much art is there in the things you see and use every day? Put sketches and commentary about these artworks in your journal.
Visit the The Salvador Dali Gallery: http://www.daligallery.com/
Make a timeline of photography. Here is a great reference: http://smithsonianeducation.org/images/educators/lesson_plan/every_picture/every_picture.pdf
Write a poem that tells the story of the history of art.
A metaphor is something that represents something else, like a lion can represent a king, or a fire can represent destruction. Make your own art piece that is a metaphor for your life.
What is your favorite style of art? Why? Practice some of that art style.
Make up your own story, poem, song, or dance about a painting that you observe.
Draw a comic strip about some people looking at an odd piece of art.
Have a discussion with an art curator. What criteria are used to decide what art to collect? What criteria would you use?
Pretend you had a conversation with the subject of a painting. What painting would you have a conversation with? Why? What would you discuss? Write your conversation in your Journal.
Write a critique of a piece of art of your choice.
Observe a piece of art. Answer as many of the following questions as you like. Write your answers in your Journal.
What message is the artist trying to portray?
What type of painting is it?
What medium is used?
What technique is used?
Are there symbols in the painting?
When was it painted?
What events surrounded the work of art?
How does the painting make you feel?
Does the painting remind you of something else?
Do you like the painting? Explain.
Play some math games.
Explore Pixar in a Box: https://www.khanacademy.org/partner-content/pixar
Read fiction and non-fiction about art and artists.
Descriptive words are called adjectives. Do some adjective activities: http://busyteacher.org/17367-practicing-adjectives-10-fun-activities.html
Start a blog. Post your photographs and artwork. add captions, and record what you are learning.
Make a computer generated “Rainbow Whirlygig” at this Website: http://www.zefrank.com/byokal/kal2.html
Identify different painting eras, styles and techniques. Write about them in your Journal.
Make a flip book to make pictures move.
Some ideas on how to have fun at an art museum: http://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2013/07/art-museum-games.html
While visiting an art museum, examine the placards. Figure out how old the artists were when they created their works.
Write art placards for everyday things. See https://youtu.be/Q6NU5K3k8Xo
Copy a sculpture using materials that you find in nature (leaves, acorns, flowers, etc.)
Collect several political cartoons. Make an album with them, writing in a description for each one.
Make Pollock art by rolling marbles on paint, then on paper.
Make a mobile like Alexander Calder's. Write a story about the mobile you made.