Contemporary Art Activities and Lesson Plans for Kids

Hi Parents! Happy Saturday! Today we have some links to activities and lesson plans to do with your kids to further explore Contemporary Art:

Art 21 (Which focusses on art made in the 21st Century) has a page with amazing lesson plans for kids of all school ages: Kids can create mind maps, dictation drawings, “Bad” art, explore color, and more: 

https://art21.org/for-educators/tools-for-teaching/art21-educators-on-the-art21-magazine/creativity-exercises-and-lesson-plans/

You can watch videos of artists speaking about their work at the main site: https://art21.org/watch/

The Getty Museum has 4 lesson plans on contemporary art for grades 3-12 here:

https://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/classroom_resources/curricula/contemporary_art/lesson_plan_index.html

Contemporary Art Gallery Canada has some great activity prompts based on the work of their featured artists: https://www.contemporaryartgallery.ca/cag-at-home/art-making-activities/

Here Come the Girls 

Yayoi Kusama Toddler Art with stickers

Buggy and Buddy

Art Project inspired by Motoi Yamamoto salt drawings

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