Digital Resources

Looking for projects or resources to make and use at home? Welcome to our new Digital Resources page! 

​The Dayton Art Institute’s growing Learning Library Online offers art-making lessons, projects and educational materials for learners of all ages. Connect with your museum through art experiences you can do at home … or anywhere! Click a project to learn more and to download lessons. Check here often for updates and new lessons.

Families

Friendly Monsters

Friendly Monsters

Use drawing and tool manipulation skills to paint your own friendly monster!

Marvelous Mummies

Marvelous Mummies

Make a personalized mummy using cutting and drawing skills!

Jack-o-Lantern Pinch Pots

Jack-o-Lantern Pinch Pots

Young artists use rolling, pinching and painting skills to make Jack-o-Lantern clay pots.

Blueprints

Blueprints

Create your own artistic twist on a blueprint!

1st – 3rd Grade

Lovable Line Drawing

Lovable Line Drawing

Creating a portrait of yourself with an animal friend using crayons and markers.

Rad Robot Puppet

Rad Robot Puppet

Learning to create stability and movement with inanimate objects.

Playful Paper Weaving

Playful Paper Weaving

Use construction paper to explore color and pattern by weaving various compositions.

Recycle Robots

Recycle Robots

Create a robot sculpture using repurposed materials you have around the house!

4th – 6th Grade

Creative Costume Design

Creative Costume Design

explore the foundations of fashion design through exercises in shape, line, color, pattern and texture.

7th – 12th Grade

YA & Adults

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