Frida Kahlo: A Tech Infused Lesson for Big Kids


A tech infused lesson for big kids about Frida Kahlo

Let your students lead their own learning as they explore the life, accomplishments, and contributions of Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo. In this digital activity, students take a virtual field trip to La Casa Azul--the home and studio of Frida Kahlo.


This digital activity is aligned to the National Core Art Standards and could easily crosswalk to many different learning standards. This trip uses a combination of reading informational text, 360° Google Earth™ technology, video, visuals, and more.


Everything is set up in Google Slides with clickable links to make this activity simple and streamlined. Plus, it's low prep and could make great sub plans too!


A digital activity for big kids about the life, accomplishments, and home of Frida Kahlo

Here's the breakdown:

:: Who was Frida Kahlo?

:: geographic location of Mexico City

:: self-taught artist

:: personal life

:: self-portraits

:: tour of La Casa Azul (Frida Kahlo Museum)

:: in her words

:: life celebrated


A digital lesson about Frida Kahlo for Big Kids

This activity is versatile as it's suitable for both asynchronous or synchronous learning. Conduct as a teacher-led activity or share with students through Google Classroom (or other LMS) as an independent assignment.


Simple is key! Student directions are found within the lesson, and direct links are included to specific Google Earth™ locations and videos. All work is completed digitally.


A virtual field trip to La Casa Azul

This virtual field trip is structured. This means that the informational text and links are meaningful and are meant to lead students to think critically as they respond to the questions throughout the virtual field trip. This is also a great way to keep students accountable as they learn and explore.


All response questions are editable, so you can tailor to your class needs. Students complete this activity in edit mode of Google Slides.


A digital lesson plan about Frida Kahlo

Check it out here Frida Kahlo: La Casa Azul Virtual Field Trip