Lesson Plan

Art Subtraction

Practice subtraction with art! Help early learners grasp the concept of "taking away" using drawings. This lesson helps students work toward subtraction with numerals, and the mastery of simple shapes.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to solve subtraction number sentences using art.


(5 minutes)
  • Gather students together at a table or in a group area. Students will work individually on this project, but will be in a group setting.
  • Discuss simple shapes with your class. Request that students list off shapes they know, including circle, triangle, rectangle, and square.