Third Grade Art Lessons • Bundle of Elementary Art Activities

Original price was: $34.25.Current price is: $27.00.

How to Draw a Rooster in the Style of Picasso

Elements of Art Interactive Page

Pumpkin Color & Write - Plus Drawing & Color Mixing

Chicks with Camouflage

Roll & Draw to Create Abstract Art • Easy Art Lesson

Llama Drawing & Art Activity

Drawing Winter Animals - Distance Learning Art Activity



This versatile third grade art lesson collection is perfect for elementary students in grades 3. This bundle includes seven engaging lessons for each grade level, covering a variety of artistic skills and concepts. This selection of art lessons features a lesson on a famous artist, color theory, color practice, and the exploration of abstract art. Additionally, students will enjoy a guided drawing activity (directed drawing) and an entertaining animal-themed roll & draw game.

This is not meant to be a full curriculum, but it will get you through a significant part of your year. You can extend several of these lessons by finishing them with paint or mixed media. You could also have students make a pumpkin out of clay with a face.


What you’ll love!

♥ Covers diverse skills and ideas across elementary grade levels.

♥ Fosters the mastery of various drawing strategies.

♥ Save time with user-friendly lesson plans and easy prep.

♥ Ensures student engagement and enjoyment.

♥ A valuable collection you’ll use for years to come.


Summary of what you Get:

  • Famous Artist • Picasso’s Roosters (brought back to life)
  • Elements & Principles • Elements Interactive (all elements of art)
  • Color Theory • Pumpkin Coloring (color mixing)
  • Color Practice • Chicks with Camouflage (complementary colors & textures)
  • Abstract • Abstract Roll & Draw (also patterns & textures)
  • Animal Roll & Draw • How to Draw Llamas (also 3D – pompoms, paper flowers, tassels)
  • Directed Drawing • Winter Animals (also Google Slides version)

More details about each lesson:


1 Picasso’s Roosters

  • Teacher Instructions (4 pages)
  • 2 versions of the Cubist Rooster drawing pages (2 pages)
  • Rooster Pattern Ideas (1 page)
  • Examples of Roosters and Patterns (1 page)
  • Picasso Coloring Pages (3 pages)
  • Definitions of “Cubism” and “Abstract” (1 page)
  • Rooster Coloring Pages (3 pages)

>>>>>> A total of 15 pages

Picasso’s Roosters Feedback:


Students loved creating the roosters! It was fun and engaging and the final project was fantastic.

– Erika B.



2 Elements Interactive:

• Instructions and Variations (3 pages)

• Interactive Pages (2 pages)

• Definition Cards – word wall words -(3 pages)

• Element of Art words without definitions (3 pages)

• Blank definition boxes (for students to fill out by hand) (1 page)

• Editable Powerpoint – lets you type in your own definitions (8 pages)

>>>>> A total of 20 pages!

Elements Interactive Feedback:


This resource was amazing! It was the first art project we started with in class and students were super engaged and had a lot of fun with it.

— Bel B.


3 Pumpkin Coloring:

  • Instructions (3 pages)
  • Color Mixing (2 pages)
  • Color Wheel (1 page)
  • Coloring Pages (12 pages)
  • Pumpkin Feelings (1 page)
  • Drawing Ideas (1 page)
  • Blank Pumpkins (6 pages)

>>>>> This makes a total of 26 pages!

Pumpkin Coloring Feedback:


We did this project and used watercolor pencils to experiment with color and flow. So fun! They loved it! ~ Beth R.


4 Chicks with Camouflage:

  • Presentation (10 pages)
  • Teacher Instructions (5 pages)
  • Drawing Starter Pages (2 pages)
  • Drawing Idea Pages (2 pages)
  • Color Complement Mixing (1 page)

>>>>> A total of 20 pages!

What do you get when you mix animal camouflage with color theory, textures, and drawing? A delightful spring art lesson that integrates a little natural science with a fun hands on art activity making chicks with camouflage!


5 Abstract Roll & Draw:

  • Teacher Instructions – 5 pages
  • Student Instructions – 3 page
  • Sample Page – 1 page
  • Roll & Draw Pages – 5 pages
  • Texture & Pattern Roll & Draw Pages – 2 pages
  • Texture & Pattern Reference Pages – 2 pages
  • Definitions – 4 pages

>>>> A total of 22 pages!

Abstract Roll & Draw Feedback:


Students were engaged for the entire class. Children chose to work alone or with a partner. One group decided to draw the same element that was rolled and were excited to see how differently each piece of artwork turned out.

~ Colleen H.


6 How to Draw Llamas

  • Teacher Instructions (10 pages)
  • Roll & Draw (3 pages)
  • Choice Drawing (3 pages)
  • Sample Llamas (3 pages)
  • Print & Go (1 page)
  • Directed Drawing (1 page)
  • Texture Ideas (1 page)
  • Paper Flowers (2 pages)
  • Tassels (2 pages)
  • Pom-poms (1 page)

>>>>> A total of 27 pages!

How to Draw Llamas Feedback:


THE CUTEST LLAMA DIRECTED DRAWING AROUND! I love it! All of the different ways to make it are darling. Can’t go wrong!

~ Molly M.


7 Winter Animals:

  • Printable Step-by-Step Pages (9 pages)
  • Google Slide Step-by-Step Pages (9 pages)
  • Google Slide Choice Board (1 page)
  • Printable Drawing Pages (3 pages)

>>>>> A total of 24 pages! (9 animals)

Winter Animals Feedback:


Great resource! Thank you so much! My students enjoyed each animal and were able to complete them successfully on their own.

~Pamala D.


✨From studying Picasso and abstract roosters to drawing llamas and learning the elements of art, this bundle makes teaching third grade art more fun.✨


Be sure to take a look at this Art Lesson Bundle, which includes all the grade-level bundles.

See each grade level bundle:

You can also add on these bundles without repeating any lessons:



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