Mr Picasso flowers - round 2

We are pretty fond of Mr Picasso.

We like what Mr Picasso says about children and art.

Every child is born an artist.  
The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.

We like his faces.

We like his peace dove.

We like his flowers.

Last year, we drew Mr Picasso flowers with markers.  (A surprise for the mums for Mother's Day.)

This year, my student teacher and I decided to change it up, and make multi-media Mr Picasso flowers.  Paper, paint and crayon.  

We started with construction paper stems and flower centres.

Sponge painted on flower petals.  

And added final touches.

I'm thinking Mr Picasso would be proud. (I sure am.)



  1. Ohhhh I love Picasso too! What lovely art! Have you ever read When Pigasso Met Mootisse? It's a very cute book!
    The Meek Moose

  2. What a great activity. Love the idea! You can check us out at Thank you so much for sharing!

  3. You are an amazing art teacher. I love that your kids are going to leave their Kindergarten year knowing all the Masters. What a gift.

    First in Maine

  4. How beautiful! You can see the kids are really getting into it too.


  5. I just adore reading about the art you do with the kiddos! You are such a wonderful resource for teaching children art appreciation as well as art at their level. I've already pinned this activity, and I hope to try it out with my son over the summer. Thanks for sharing at Stress-Free Sunday at Fun-a-Day! Hope your week is going well!

  6. Everytime I see those rubber boots I have to smile! I am also super impressed with your kiddos artwork! Fantastique! Teaching time is crazy right now, if you are not in testing mode like I am, you are in report card mode, or just plain when is this going to end mode! I wanted to invite you to drop by and enter the GIVEAWAY on my blog right now, just in case you missed it! It's a great 31Gifts organizer tote, I want all my Canadian blogger buddies to get in on the sale too! Jen the teacher sponsoring the party,is one of the first consultants for 31 Gifts in Canada! The prices are awesome...come and check it out!

  7. This is a great way to connect art history to young learners. I featured you at the Weekly Kid's Coop this week! Krissy

  8. Oh, how beautiful!! I love it! Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!

  9. This is one of my favorite paintings! I have it hanging in my house. I love this project. Thanks so much for linking to Share It Saturday. I'll be featuring you tommorrow!

  10. These are really beautiful.

    Thanks for joining in The Sunday Showcase. I've pinned to our board.

  11. Love this. Congratulations.


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