Michelangelo Art Project for Kids

October 31, 2011

Looking for a a fun art project for your students/kids that will teach them a little about Michelangelo, while giving them an opportunity for some hands-on fun – here it is!

You can start by reading a little about this great artist, or just jump right in. Below you will find a free printable biography, followed by the lesson plan.

Michelangelo Biography
Michelangelo Buonarroti was born on March 6, 1475, in Caprese, Italy, a small Italian village near Arezzo, Tuscany. For several generations, his family had worked as bankers in Florence. His father, Lodovico di Leonardo di Buonarroti di Simoni, also held occasional government positions. At the time of Michelangelo’s birth, his father was serving as a Florentine government agent in Caprese, and his mother was in failing health…

Hey Kids, Meet Michelangelo | Biography for Kids

Michelangelo Art Project for Kids
This project helps kids understand the challenge that Michelangelo was confronted with as he painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. All you need for this project is a piece of butcher paper, a pencil and some paint.

Creation of Adam | Art Project for Kids

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Enjoy!

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