Instructional Resources for Educators, Parents and Care Providers

Instructional resources in the Arts, State Education Agency Directors of Arts Education


Art Lessons in the Classroom, Arts Ed Washington


Arts instruction resources and COVID resources, Arts education Partnership


Art-making tutorials for kids, courtesy of Richmond Art Center:


Recommendations for Arts Education as Schools Re-Open shared with ArtsWA by Inspire Washington

(Downloadable PDF)


“Arts Education is Essential” – Unified Statement

(Downloadable PDF)


The Pacific Northwest Ballet Community Education staff have been developing a Video Learning Series that features 5 recorded mini-movement lessons based on our Discover Dance, Dance to Learn, and Dance in PE curriculum- available for on-demand use by students, teachers, schools, and families. One of the videos is taught in Spanish by PNB teaching artist Adriana Wright. You can find the series at the following links:

Direct YouTube link:

Also available on this page, along with other virtual content from PNB:


The Creative Advantage Online Arts video series is created by The Creative Advantage in collaboration with teaching artists and organizations on our Community Arts Partner Roster, Seattle Public Schools, and production partners NFFTY / The Talented Youth, NW Film Forum, and Reel Grrls Pro.

Contact us

If you have any questions about the Creative Start program, please contact: Alexis Sarah, Project Manager: 360-228-6359