Here are a few useful lesson resources for Michelangelo. Hope you find them useful!

Michelangelo Biography – MakingArtFun.com
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 Michelagelo’s birth, his father was serving as a Florentine government agent in Caprese, and his mother was in failing heath. Read more… or get printable biography.

Free Word Search Worksheet
This word search worksheet encourages students to build their reading skill by searching for the keywords in the Michelangelo biography.  You will need to print both to complete the word search.

Michelangelo | Printable Biography
Michelangelo | Word Search Worksheet

Michelangelo Jigsaw Puzzle
Put together an online jigsaw puzzle of Michelangelo’s Pieta. It’s a great way to get kids more familiar with great works of art. The puzzle pieces may be rotated to provide a greater challenge for older students.

Pieta Jigsaw Puzzle on Garden of Praise

Meet the Artist “Job Application”
This printable artist job application worksheet is a fun way to introduce your students to an artist. Print the application and have them fill it out as though they were the artist.

Meet the Artist “Job Application”

Art Projects for Kids
The first art 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 and some paint. The second art project gives kids a chance to appreciate the challenge subtractive process sculpting.

Michelangelo Art Project for Kids
Soap Sculpture | Free Lesson Plan

The Delphes Sylphes | Free Coloring Page
Color Michelangelo’s masterpiece, The Delphes Sylphes.

The Delphes Sylphes | Coloring Page

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Here’s a great free printable lesson resource for the elementary art classroom or homeschool art lesson.

Free Word Search Worksheet
Students will need the artist biography and the word search to complete this word search worksheet.  It does not include the words/phrases on the worksheet. Students are encouraged to build their reading skill by searching for the keywords in the Leonardo da Vinci biography.

Leonardo da Vinci Printable Biography

Leonardo da Vinci Word Search Worksheet

 

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Here’s a great free printable lesson resource for the elementary art classroom or homeschool art lesson.

Albert Bierstadt Biography
Albert Bierstadt (BEER stat) was born in Prussia, which was a large German state. (This land today is in Germany, Poland, and Russia.) He came to America with his parents when he was two years old.  As he grew up, he taught himself to paint. Then he decided to go to Dusseldorf, Germany to study with a group of artists. They toured Europe. Bierstadt first started painting landscapes in Europe, then he came to America.

Read more about Albert Bierstadt on GardenofPraise.com

Albert Bierstadt Study Guide Worksheet
After you have read the biography, you can follow it up with a 10 question free printable worksheet. Questions include, “Where was Albert Bierstadt born?” and “In the painting, The Oregon Trail, what are the main colors that you see in the painting?”

Albert Bierstadt Study Guide from GardenofPraise.com – Educational Resources for Kids

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Georges Seurat Biography
Georges Seurat (sə RAH) was born in Paris and studied art at the Ecole des Beaux Arts when he was eighteen years old. He studied there for two years and then spent some time in the military. He studied Impressionism, but thought he could improve on the methods artists of that time were using. He spent his lifetime studying color and color theory.

Read more about Georges Seurat on GardenofPraise.com

 

Georges Seurat Word Search Worksheet
Youcan print a free Georges Seurat word search worksheet on GardenofPraise.com. It’s a great opportunity to review the most important terms in the biography.

George’s Seurat’s Word Search Worksheet from Gardenof Praise.com – Educational Resources for Kids

 

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Biography I
Georges-Pierre Seurat (2 December 1859-29 March 1891) was a French painter and draftsman. His large work A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, his most famous painting, altered the direction of modern art by initiating Neo-impressionism, and is one of the icons of 19th century painting.

Read more about Georges Seurat on Wikipedia.org

Biography II
Georges Seurat (səRAH) was born in Paris and studied art at the Ecole des Beaux Arts when he was eighteen years old. He studied there for two years and then spent some time in the military. He studied Impressionism, but thought he could improve on the methods artists of that time were using. He spent his lifetime studying color and color theory.

Read more about Georges Seurat on GardenofPraise.com

A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte Jigsaw Puzzle
Work an online jigsaw puzzle of George’s Seurat’s A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte. It’s a great way to get kids more familiar with great works of art. The puzzle pieces may be rotated to provide a greater challenge for older students.

A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte Jigsaw Puzzle from GardenofPraise.com – Educational Resources for Kids

Georges Seurat Coloring Page
Color George Seurat’s Famous pointillist masterpiece A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (1884).

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A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte | Coloring Page from MakingArtFun.com

Georges Seurat Word Search Worksheet

Get a Georges Seurat free printable word search worksheet. It’s a great opportunity to review the most important things about Seurat’s life and work.

George Seurat Word Search Worksheet from MakingArtFun.com


Georges Seurat Study Guide Worksheet
After you have read the biography, you can follow it up with a 7 question free printable worksheet. Questions include, “What island had a great influence on Seurat’s work?” and “

What pet does the woman with the black umbrella have on a leash?”

Georges Seurat Study Guide from GardenofPraise.com – Educational Resources for Kids

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Biography I
Norman Rockwell was born in New York City, but his family would spend summers on the farm. He was not athletic and could not play ball as well as his brother. All he could really do well was draw pictures, and he spent a lot of time drawing. His parents saw he had talent and arranged for him to take art lessons. Every Saturday he would travel two hours by trolley and subway to get to the art school. He dropped out of high school to attend an art academy. In 1912 he illustrated a handbook for the Boy Scouts and drew the pictures for Boy Scout calendars. He also drew illustrations for advertisements such as insurance, toothpaste, etc.

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Norman Rockwell Quotes
“Without thinking too much about it in specific terms, I was showing the America I knew and observed to others who might not have noticed. My fundamental purpose is to interpret the typical American. I am a story teller.”

“If a picture wasn’t going very well, I’d put a puppy in it.”

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The Golden Rule Jigsaw Puzzle
Work an online jigsaw puzzle of Norman Rockwell’s The Golden Rule. It’s a great way to get kids more familiar with great works of art. The puzzle pieces may be rotated to provide a greater challenge for older students.

The Golden Rule Jigsaw Puzzle from GardenofPraise.com – Educational Resources for Kids

Norman Rockwell Desktop Wallpaper
Download free Norman Rockwell desktop wallpapersfrom the Official Norman Rockwell Website. Just select the JPG format you prefer and follow the instructions.

Norman Rockwell Desktop Wallpaper from NormanRockwell.com


Norman Rockwell Word Search Worksheet
Print a Norman Rockwell word search worksheet. It’s a great opportunity to review the most important terms in the biography.

Norman Rockwell Word Search Worksheet from Gardenof Praise.com – Educational Resources for Kids

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Biography I
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (ruh NWAHR) was the son of a French tailor. He was one of seven children in the family. His first experience with painting came when he started to work for a porcelain maker who made fine dishes. Since their 13 year old boy wanted to be an artist, his parents thought this would be a good job for him. He painted flowers on cups and saucers. When the music teacher at school tried to teach him music, he just spent his time making drawings on the music books.

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir Word Search Worksheet
Print a free Pierre-Auguste Renoi word search worksheet. It’s a great opportunity to review the most important terms in the biography.

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