12 Months of Montessori Learning ~ December: Fine Arts

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Montessori-Inspired Art Appreciation from Living Montessori Now
Montessori principles encourage parents to expose children to fine art from birth on. Dr. Montessori wanted parents and teachers to provide famous artists’ works hung at eye level for the child to learn a natural appreciation of art. A Montessori home or classroom is specially prepared to bring order and beauty into the child’s environment as well as give opportunities for children to enjoy their own individual art expression…

Free Downloads: Montessori Art Cards & Art Appreciation from Montessori on a Budget
Art cards are a staple of the Montessori classroom and art appreciation. You can make your own three-part art cards by printing out two sets of cards for matching, one set will need to be labeled, one set will need to be mute. Lastly, you need to make a set of labels for the mute cards. Below are my 10 recommended resources for art cards and art appreciation…

Art from Montessori School of Raleigh

Drawing Connections: Music Inspired Art from Playful Learning
As a musician and someone who deals in the visual arts, it’s not hard for me to draw a natural connection between music and art. Both deal in the same abstract qualities-texture, balance, form, design, harmony, line and emotion-albeit in very different ways. Both forms of expression seem to tap into the same space in the mind and can influence one another in a beautiful way when used together…

Exploring Great Artists :: complete art lesson plans from Nurture Store
Our Exploring Great Artists ebooks give you everything you need to create your own colorful units to study art at home or in your classroom. Each volume features a broad range of artists, creative art techniques, and interesting ideas for materials to explore…

13 Art and Math Projects for Kids from The Art Curator for Kids
It’s hard to teach art without connecting it with other disciplines, because art is always with us. It is everywhere! Check out these 13 art and math projects from awesome education bloggers! And, be sure to scroll down to the end of the post to find a list of books on the topic…




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12 Months of Montessori Learning Posts:
January: Practical Life
February: Geography
March: Language Arts
April: Botany
May: Sensorial
June: Zoology
July: Music
August: Montessori Spaces
September: Mathematics
October: Biology
November: History