Lesson Plans

Looking to Wright’s buildings for inspiration, design a new home for the three little pigs that builds community.

120 minutes

3-5 / 6-8

Build / Design / Explore / Interpret / Look

Language Arts / Visual Arts

Practice identifying lines of symmetry in the work of Frank Lloyd Wright and create symmetrical art glass designs inspired by nature.

300 minutes

3-5

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Media Literacy / Social Studies / Social-Emotion Learning / Visual Arts

Discover how buildings can be adapted, reused, and reimagined to foster community and build connections between people, place, and culture.

240 minutes

9-12

Build / Design / Explore / Interpret / Look

Social Studies / Social-Emotion Learning / Visual Arts

Design a new building based on observations of lines, shapes, and patterns seen outside the classroom window.

45 minutes

3-5

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Math / Visual Arts

Explore an underutilized space with the intention of redesigning the space.

180 minutes

6-8

Design / Explore / Interpret / Look

Math / Social-Emotion Learning / Visual Arts

Explore the medium of clay to create a series of flat, hand-built ceramic building facade designs inspired by nature.

240 minutes

3-5

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Social Studies / Visual Arts

Young learners identify shapes in architecture and recreate famous buildings through collage with geometric shapes.

100 minutes

3-5 / K-2

Build / Design / Interpret

Math / Social-Emotion Learning / Visual Arts

Apply Wright’s concept of organic design to the redesign of your classroom space.

200 minutes

3-5 / 6-8 / 9-12 / K-2

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Media Literacy / Visual Arts

Explore chairs designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, then design a chair for a loved one.

120 minutes

3-5 / K-2

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Social Studies / Social-Emotion Learning / Visual Arts

Explore, design, and build Prairie style footprints and elevations with sponges and grass seed.

45 minutes

3-5 / K-2

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Math / Science / Visual Arts

Be inspired by Wright’s love of nature and explore the concepts of adaptive reuse and sustainable design.

0 minutes

3-5 / 6-8 / 9-12

Build / Design / Explore / Interpret / Look

Science / Social Studies / Visual Arts

Transform classroom windows and walls into colorful displays of Wright inspired art glass designs.

90 minutes

3-5 / 6-8 / 9-12 / K-2

Design / Explore / Interpret / Look

Math / Visual Arts