Famous Artists Unit | Activities for Preschool and Pre-K

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Play to Learn Preschool
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PreK - K, Homeschool
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I am delighted to have found this resource. It has helped me open a new world of experience for my little ones.
We already have learned about colors and this was a great unit to add after that unit. The kids love being artist and this unit made them even more excited.
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Watch your students’ creativity abound with this comprehensive Famous ARTISTS UNIT for preschoolers. This famous artists unit includes complete lesson plans for 10 days of circle time, as well as additional artist literacy and math centers. All of the planning is done for you!

It includes 10 Famous Artists Circle Time Lessons:

  1. Introduction - poll, journaling, and grid game
  2. Frida Kahlo - biography, concept sort, colors in Spanish, and self-portrait artist project
  3. Andy Warhol - biography, counting poem, carpet game, and pop art project
  4. Piet Mondrian - biography, concept sort, bingo song, and lines & squares artistic project
  5. Wassily Kandinsky - biography, shape identification song, concept of word, concentric circle project
  6. Yoyoi Kusama - biography, patterning, numbers poem, and polka dot project
  7. Vincent Van Gogh - biography, label a picture, chip clip poem, and sunflower project
  8. Alma Thomas - biography, movement game, rhyming practice, and mosaic project
  9. Pablo Picasso - biography, carpet game, shapes chant, and collage art project
  10. Conclusion - class chart, chip clip poem

Also includes these Literacy and Math Centers:

  1. Line Tracing
  2. Initial Sounds
  3. Visual Discrimination
  4. Count & Clip Cards
  5. Color Matching
  6. Shape Sorting
  7. Concentration
  8. Cutting Practice
  9. Picture Puzzles
  10. Journaling

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