Art Appreciation, homeschool

Pablo Picasso Activities for Kids of All Ages

My oldest has been begging to study Pablo Picasso for two years now, and finally he has gotten his wish.  "Cubism," he answers for every question that is style related in art...even if it is wrong, and I know he was so ready to be right.  Picasso though sold over a thousand paintings in over… Continue reading Pablo Picasso Activities for Kids of All Ages

Art Appreciation, homeschool

Georgia O’Keeffe Activities For Kids

I planned Georgia O'Keeffe activities this week solely due to our mornings being filled with activities revolving around mummies, pyramids, and dances along the Nile.  I wanted to stick to the idea of deserts, and it also allowed for a bonus opportunity to discuss the differences in varying deserts from the soft sands of the… Continue reading Georgia O’Keeffe Activities For Kids

Art Appreciation

5 Wassily Kandinsky Activities For Kids

How drab would the world be without a touch of oddity? Wassily Kandinsky works of whimsy were not simply a product of his imagination but instead simply a representation of how his condition of Synaesthesia allowed him to see sound.  While spending an entire week studying Kandinsky we were able to follow an individual who… Continue reading 5 Wassily Kandinsky Activities For Kids

Claude Monet for Kids
Art Appreciation

Claude Monet Activities For Kids

There was so much that went into impressionism that I spent the entire weekend reading art teacher blog, after art teacher blog compiling all the information I could fathom.  This movement was a cornerstone in art, laying the foundation of many great artists to come.  Such as Fauvism with Matisse and Kandinsky or Post-Impressionism with… Continue reading Claude Monet Activities For Kids

Art Appreciation, Themed Units

A Summer of Art For Kids

Week 2: Frida Kahlo Drawing Faces Understanding symbolism Frida's culture Scroll to bottom of post for detailed weekly Art schedule. Despite my grandparents dragging me through art museum after art museum as a child, I was never taught how to enjoy art. Instead I took endless classes on the technical acts of it throughout my… Continue reading A Summer of Art For Kids