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Monet and the Impressionists for Kids: Their Lives and Ideas, 21 Activities

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4.11  ·  Rating details ·  35 ratings  ·  5 reviews
A lifelong love of art is one of the greatest gifts an adult can bestow on a child—and no period of art is better loved or more available to children than Impressionism. Monet and the Impressionists for Kids invites children to delight in Cassatt’s mothers and children, Renoir’s dancing couples, and Gaugin’s island scenes; 21 activities explore Monet’s quick shimmering bru ...more
Paperback, 152 pages
Published April 1st 2002 by Chicago Review Press
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Naomi
Jul 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
Absolutely loved this book partnered with activities for kids to do. I thought that the text was more for middle schoolers versus the age group I saw the book placed with. Would definitely use this in a learning situation.
Athornton
Jul 23, 2012 rated it really liked it
Good read- easy biographies and some of the activities are cute and I think I'll try with my class! What kid (even high school aged) wouldn't want to try and do sugar cookies using the pointillism technique like Seurat?
Annie Kate
May 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: history, homeschool
This spring the National Gallery of Canada is hosting an exhibition about the Impressionists; we bought a membership for this exciting event. To prepare, I borrowed Monet and the Impressionists for Kids by Carol Sabbeth from the library....
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This book by Carol Sabbeth discusses Impressionists Claude Monet, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Mary Cassatt and Post-Impressionists Paul Cezanne, Paul Gaugin, and Georges Seurat. Sabbeth begins with a historical overview of Paris and the art world in
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Heather
Feb 12, 2009 rated it really liked it
I loved this book! I learned a lot about the Impressionists' personal lives and their individual painting styles. It made me fall in love with their paintings all over again.
Anna
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This book was one of several resources I've used to teach an art class for children, and it has great stories and fun activities to learn different art techniques and styles.
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