One of the seven elements of art is line.
Today, we’ve got some fun resources that will help you to understand how line works in art, and the different types (or families) of lines that you can use.
HOW LINES WORK IN ART
Follow this link for an explanation of the many different ways line works in art, plus a fun and easy line art/craft project at the bottom of the page:
You’ll find a complete lesson plan on line for early elementary students at this page from the National Gallery of Art:
HOW LINES CONVEY MOTION, EMOTION, AND MORE
ART LESSONS FOR KIDS —
This page is definitely one of my favorites. It has some very creative art projects, some targeted at children as young as first graders. All the projects involve the creative and colorful use of line.
A SONG ABOUT LINES