Level: Primary, Junior Grades: K-5 | Age: 5-11 | Written by:
Leslie Gould [Leslie is a K-6 Art Teacher from Fort Ann Central School, Fort Ann, NY. See work from her students here: www.capital.net/~bhglag]
Students can make individual sunflowers using paper and glue. These sunflowers can then be used to decorate a classroom or school bulletin board.
Introducing students to the work of Vincent Van Gogh.
What You Need:
reproduction of Van Gogh's Sunflowers,
A photo and brief biography of
Vincent Van Gogh.
What You Do:
Introduce the students to Van Gogh and his sunflower paintings.
Students create sunflowers using construction paper and rolled up bits of
tissue paper for the center to add interest and dimension.
Post the sunflowers on a bulletin board with the photo and biography of
the artist as well as a reproduction of Van Gogh's Sunflowers.