School Is Cool Door Hanger

Lesson #9967

Design decorative door hangers with fun phrases or clever messages for the classroom.

Grade Level:

Design personalized door hangers for decorative or practical classroom use. Create a welcoming environment with fun, stimulating artwork around the classroom. Consider as holiday gifts or creative student incentives.

Create a cool classroom door hanger with a positive attitude about school!

A10807-Ellison AllStar Die - Ice Cube A10835-Sizzix Bigz XL Die - Door Hanger

Supplies Used: Construction Paper, Black Marking Pen, Glue, Poly Foam (optional), Ribbon, Scissors

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut the Door Hanger from blue cardstock, construction paper or poly foam.
  2. Die-cut an Ice Cube from white construction paper and highlight with colored pencils or crayons.
  3. Print the words "School is" and letters "C O L" from colored construction or printer paper.
  4. Cut away the words and individual letters. Mat the words and letters to add prominence.
  5. Adhere the Ice Cube, words and letters to the Door Hanger (see Main Photo).
  6. Add a decorative ribbon to complete the project.

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

Standard 1: Understanding and Applying Media, Techniques and Processes

  • K-4 - Students use different media, techniques and processes to communicate ideas, experiences and stories.
  • 5-8 - Students intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques and processes to enhance communication of their experiences and ideas.

Standard 3: Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas

  • K-4 - Students select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning.
  • 5-8 - Students integrate visual, spatial and temporal concepts with content to communicate intended meaning in their artworks.

Source: National Standards for Arts Education

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