Wassily Kandinsky, the abstract expressionist artist, is well-known for his concentric circles. Your child can study the art of Kandinsky, while creating her own artist-inspired painted collages. This is a fun fall art project for kids.
Kadinsky Inspired Fall Art Project for Kids
- Learn about shapes
- Create patterns
- Compare sizes
- Understand the part-to-whole relationship
- Connect to this lesson the fall season, weather and plants (leaves). Take a look outside (or go on a nature walk) and talk about what your child sees. Discuss the fall colors and the shapes of the leaves as they fall from the trees.
- Fine motor abilities – improve dexterity and eye-hand coordination though cutting and painting.
Kandinsky for Kids
Before beginning the actual art-making, take a look at Kandinsky’s concentric circles. Kandinsky created a variety of art during his life-time. This includes woodcuts, landscapes, portraits and
Here is a great book for kids on Kadinsky and some Kadinsky stickers to enhance your unit:
Kadinsky Art Project for Kids
- card stock paper (white and fall colors)
- tempera paint (fall colors)
- paint brush
- clear-drying school glue
the leaves into the squares later on.
Now glue another smaller leaf on top of the leaf making concentric leaves. Your child can stop there or she can keep going. She can add as many leaves (as they get progressively smaller in size) as she can fit on the paper!