Crayon Collection Art Education curriculum using reallocated crayons as the main tool

Artist-Conceived Lessons

The following are project ideas contributed by artists and made into lesson plans by volunteer teachers. If you want to participate in our initiative, please scroll down to the form.


Victoria Fu

Alphabet Soup

Amber Goldhammer

Who Are You

Pearl C. Hsiung

Beyond Our Bodies and Into the World

Annie Lapin

Newspaper Shapes

Sharon Lockheart

Crayon Story

Tala Madani

What If…

Yassi Mazandi

Spirit Animal

David Muenzer

Crayon Shapes

Anthony Pearson


Lesley Vance

Chance Abstraction

Alexander White

Blind-Contour Portraits

Herb Williams

Color Stacking

Rufus ZaeJoDaeus

How to Write a Story

a curriculum of art education using reallocated crayons

Crayon Collection partners with artist volunteers who rotate every few months, providing us with incredible project ideas. These projects are then connected to education standards thanks to our teacher volunteers and are available for free download.

Children at Head Start Center show their graditude for the gift of crayons.

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a teacher who is interested in incorporating more arts education in your curriculum?

As part of our Arts Education program, we work with artists to develop standards-compliant art curricula using crayons as the main tool. Free downloads of these projects are available below.

an arts educator or education graduate student interested in Crayon Collection?

We need your help! Crayon projects generated by our artists need to be applied to Common Core standards. Please email us at info@crayoncollection.org to learn more.

Learning to Give

The Crayon Collection process has many learning opportunities! See lesson plans below..