Historical, Culturally Diverse, Standards-Based Art Lessons to Inspire Young Artists

About the Artist

Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
The drawing secrets of Degas are discovered through learning his techniques of perspective and composition.  Students learn about the grid method of drawing.









Student Gallery

Edgar Degas Curriculum & Art Projects for Kids

Art Elements Taught


Art Activity Emphasis

Ballerina / Jockey Grid Drawings

Student Art Supplies

Chalk, Colored Pencils

Vocabulary Learned

asymmetrical, critique, cropped, depth, impressionist, movement, negative, overlapping, pastel, perspective, sculpture, symmetrical

This artist unit is part of Track B along with six other artists.  All tracks include:


  • Implementation guide to manage scheduling, volunteers & communication
  • Multi-level, age-appropriate curriculum for all seven artists in this track
  • Engaging PowerPoint visuals that include vocabulary, art concepts & music
  • Timed, illustrated & scripted lessons perfect for teachers or volunteers
  • Hands-on technique worksheets, art project details, art prints, games & props
    *Art supplies and teacher/volunteer training DVDs can be added to your order.

The below artists are part of Track B. Save more with a track purchase & teach all year long.

Student Artwork

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