Art Explorium Lesson Plans
The Art Explorium has dozens of lesson plans available for download on their website, categorized and geared towards students in grades Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, and 6-8. These lesson plans utilize creative reuse techniques to teach young children about math, science, and language arts. They incorporate materials that you most likely already have at home, including cardboard tubes, cereal boxes, and scratch paper.
The Bishop Museum Online Learning Center features photos, video, blog posts, podcasts, activities, and lesson plans on various subjects including culture, science, and history to keep learners connected on and off-site.
Hawai‘i State Archives staff have uploaded numerous finding aids for your perusal, digitized materials and online exhibitions that you can access free of charge as follows:
Connecting with History from Home: Hawaiian Mission Houses is adding daily ways to learn and have fun with Hawai‘i history on their website.
Kona Historical Society Digital Resources: Online content on stories of Kona, virtual exhibits, and online videos. Ideal for upper elementary, good for all ages.
Laurel Nakanishi: Online Education
This interactive video series features poetry writing lessons, prompts, and art projects to get children (Grades 3-5) writing from home. Join our Artistic Teaching Partner, poet Laurel Nakanishi, as she guides you through poetry writing and making a craft for each poem. She has also compiled a Creative Writing Library. Ideal for grades 3-5, and anyone is invited to participate.
PIC for Educators: Multimedia teaching aids and lesson plans for bringing Pacific Islander culture into the classroom. Organized by grade levels 6 – 8, 9 – 10, and 11 – 12.