Monet, Claude – TeachKidsArt a resource for teaching art to kids! Tue, 30 Jan 2018 02:14:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 New! Artist Birthdays Calendar Tue, 18 Feb 2014 05:03:00 +0000

Kids love to celebrate birthdays, so what better time to introduce a new artist than on that artist’s birthday? I’ve created a new page on my site to help you plan your artist birthday celebrations! Just click on the “Artist Birthdays” link on my menu bar for a list of birthdays by month, complete with […] ]]> 15
Masterpiece Mosaics: a Collaborative Art Project for Grades K – 8 Thu, 29 Nov 2012 05:54:06 +0000

These colorful projects, which I call “Masterpiece Mosaics”, were a collaborative effort by my students in grades K through middle school. Each grade level created their own copy of a famous painting – six masterpieces in all, on display now through Christmas at our local art store. These were really pretty easy to do, and […] ]]> 8
Painting with Impressionism – “After Monet” Sat, 19 May 2012 04:16:00 +0000

We began our lesson by looking at examples of Monet’s paintings in an old Monet art calendar.  I chose his painting of Antibes for us to “copy” and hung it up where everyone could see it.  Then I explained to my 1st graders that art students sometimes copy a famous painting in order to learn […] ]]> 3
Monet’s Ice Cream Sundae Party Wed, 25 Mar 2009 04:16:00 +0000

1st Grade Ice Cream Sundae…don’t you just love kids’ art??! This is a FUN lesson in color mixing and mixing tints (a tint is any color plus white). I got this out of an old School Arts Magazine years ago and just simplified it a little. It’s a great opportunity to talk to kids about […] ]]> 5