Sneak in MORE Art History with a Mystery Artist Board!


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Are you looking for a fun way to increase your students’ art history knowledge? Try a mystery artist board! In my classroom, students engage in friendly competition to research and make guesses about a new mystery artist each month. Prizes can be simple such as fancy pencils or extra art time for the winner and a friend. Another great thing about the mystery artist board is that it works for a variety of age levels! Watch the video to see how it’s done!

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Alecia Eggers Kaczmarek

Alecia Eggers Kaczmarek, an elementary school art educator, is a former AOEU Writer. She is passionate about teaching and reaching students through an innovative and meaningful arts education.

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