We did our Renaissance Artists Unit Study with cousins, so it was even more fun for J. The ages were Preschool through 2nd grade, but would work better for older ages I think. We learned about 7 of the more well known Renaissance Artists.
Renaissance Artists Unit Study
Renaissance Artists Book List
- Discovering Great Artists by MaryAnn F. Kohl and Kim Solga
- Giotto by Mike Venezia
- The Glorious Impossible by Madeleine L’engle
- The Duke and the Peasant by Sister Wendy Beckett
- Magic Tree House #38 Monday with a Mad Genius by Mary Pope Osborne
- Leonardo and the Flying Boy by Laurence Anholt
- Katie and the Mona Lisa by James Mayhew
- Leonardo’s Horse by Jean Fritz
- Raphael by Adam G. Klein
- Michelangelo Buonarroti by Catherine Nichols
- Rembrandt by Mike Venezia & Rembrandt by Melody S. Mis
Paint Pallet Cookies
- Roll of sugar cookie dough
- Colored Frosting
- Take out the roll of sugar cookie dough and cut a slice along the long side.
- Gently spread the cut open a bit.
- Spray your cookie sheet.
- Slice the dough into cookies and place them on a cookie sheet.
- With a toothpick make a little hole in each cookie next to the cut.
- Bake them according to the directions.
- Place little bits of colored frosting around the edge without the hole.