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Exploring Art History With Hands-On Projects For Kids

Laura Lohmann

240 pages
The Innovation Press

Learn to create art just like the famous artists who inspire us?it's easier than you think!

Known for her colorful painted paper lessons, elementary art teacher Laura Lohmann has created the go-to art history book to creatively engage kids. Mini Masterpieces: Exploring Art History With Hands-On Projects for Kids encourages young artists to explore various art materials through projects inspired by a diverse collection of famous artists past and present from around the world.

  • This invaluable guide to creating beautiful art includes:
  • 52 art projects thoroughly tested by more than 800 kids to get them just right-perfect for ages 5-12 and all different skill levels. Step-by-step full-color photos, helpful tips and techniques (including how to make painted paper), and a list of must-have inexpensive art supplies.
  • Background information about each unique artist that will help young artists get to know them and their body of work.

Learning art history has never been more fun!

Author Bio

LAURA LOHMANN has an M.Ed in Art Education, a minor in Art History, and has been an elementary school art teacher for 25 years. She lives in Ohio with her husband, two adventurous children, and one adorable golden doodle pup. She started her blog Painted Paper Art in 2010 to share her love of creating art with children. Laura and her family love spending time in nature, and they especially enjoy exploring America's National Parks. She is always painting with her students and loves creating new and colorful projects. Her work has been featured in Arts and Activities and Family Fun Magazines among others. Mini Masterpieces: Exploring Art History With Hands On Projects For Kids is her first book.