Play with Art: Art and Play Ideas for Young Children based on Famous Paintings

Penny Muller
Grade Levels
PreK - 3rd
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32 pages
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Play with Art includes art and play ideas for young children in preschool and kindergarten settings. These will reduce thinking time for the busy teacher, helping you to select materials for open-ended, creative art and play.

The document includes:

1. Photos of Famous Paintings by Monet, Van Gogh, Renoir, Degas, Klimt and Seurat

2. Real life images linked to the themes of each painting / painter

3. Discussion questions for young children based on each painting / painter

4. Art materials / ideas based on each theme

5. Play-based learning experience ideas based on each theme

Penny Muller

Master of Education

Supplementary video shows teaching ideas based on additional paintings - available from my Teachers Pay Teachers store as individual documents or as a full set: Play with Art - YouTube

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32 pages
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