miroArt Projects for Kids has lots of great lesson plans that teach about a specific artist.  Joan Miro is famous for his People and Dog in Sun.  Elementary students will have lots of fun learning about the artist and copying his style of art to create their own masterpiece!  See the art project and lesson plan here.

By beth


5 Comments so far

  1. Colleen on March 4, 2009 7:18 am

    Great tip and I absolutely love Joan Miro’s art. However, one correction–Miro was a male not female. He was a Spanish artist of the first half of the 20th century and I think the name is pronounced similar to “Juan” rather than how we would pronounce the woman’s name “Joan”.

  2. beth on March 4, 2009 4:29 pm

    Thanks for letting me know!! I thought that he was a he as well, but then I second guessed myself and wrote in she…oops!! :)

  3. lieben on March 4, 2009 11:30 pm

    Interessante Informationen.

  4. unanimous on December 6, 2009 7:34 pm

    I love all of miro’s art but this is a favorite!

  5. hanna navarro on March 21, 2012 6:41 am

    i love this art

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