Henri Matisse’s Scissors Art Project

Today let’s learn about the artist, Henri Matisse.   To begin please show your child this reading of the book, Henri’s Scissors, by Jeanette Winter.
 Cut and paste this link to the hear the reading of the book:  https://youtu.be/kgKvV13wEs8
Lets challenge your child to create a shape picture like Matisse.
Some pictures of Matisse’s art:
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Lets challenge your child to create a shape picture like Matisse.
1.  Provide your child with a blank piece of paper and some glue or glue sticks.
2.  If your child is able to use scissors, encourage your child to cut out shapes with scissors….any shape is acceptable!
     Or you could cut out shapes from different colors of paper for your child to use.
3.  Encourage your child to glue the shapes on the paper to make a picture like Matisse.
4.  Ask your child to name their creation and sign their name to the artwork.
 See Example:
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Have fun learning about Henri Matisse today!