Exploring Famous Artists for Kids

Exploring famous artists is lots of fun and a great opportunity to expose even the youngest children to new art processes and techniques. Teaching kids about art history can inspire some exciting artist inspired art projects. Scroll down to see a selection of our favourite ideas inspired by famous artists for kids. There are some art ideas for preschoolers (and even toddlers) as well as there being plenty of ideas that are suitable for older school aged children or even adults! 

Exploring famous artists with kids.  A series of art projects inspired by artists. Suitable for kids of all ages from toddlers/ preschoolers upwards.

Take a look at our list of 35 process art ideas in our FUN PAINTING TECHNIQUES CHALLENGE

You are never too young to appreciate art! There are lots of exciting art projects shared in this list of art for kids inspired by famous artists. I love that there is something for all ages, abilities and tastes. The art and craft ideas shared involve lots of different art processes and they are suitable for a large range of ages, some for children as young as toddlers or preschoolers.

Explore a new famous artist each day, each week or each month. There are plenty of ideas here to get you started. 

Famous Artists for Kids

Scroll though the list below and click on the links to try out some fun kids activities inspired by famous artists. We would love you to share your art projects with us!

So lets start with some of our own art projects inspired by famous artists. 

Art Projects Inspired by Famous Artists

Kandinsky - Concentric Circles in Squares Bead Craft

Kandinsky circles bead craft. Exploring famous artists for kids.

Kandinsky Shape art for Kids

Kandinsky shape art for kids

Famous artists for kids - Kandinsky tree

Andy Warhol - Pop Art

Famous artists for kids - Andy Warhol pop art

Andy Warhol inspired flower pop art for kids

Andy Warhol inspired pop art for kids

Picasso -  Playdough Faces

Picasso playdough faces. Famous artists for kids.

Van Gogh - Starry Night Foil Painting

Van Gogh - Starry Night Yarn Craft

Van Gogh Yarn Craft. Famous artists for kids.

Claude Monet Bridges Art for Kids

famous artists for kids. Georgia O'Keefe flower painting

Famous artists for kids - Georgia o Keeffe poppy craft

Gustav Klimt Tree of Life

Gustav Klimt tree of life famous artists crafts for kids.

Andy Goldsworthy for kids

Famous artists for kids - Andy Goldsworthy

Van Gogh Sunflowers for Kids

Van Gogh Sunflowers famous artists for kids

Van Gogh Flower Painting with Spices

Van Gogh sunflower painting - famous artists for kids

Lichtenstein Sunrise Art for Kids

Famous Artists Roy Lichtenstein pop art for kids

Edvard Munch The Scream Painting for Kids

Famous artists for kids - Edvard Munch The Scream Painting

Seurat Pointillism Art for Kids

Seurat Pointillism art for kids - famous artists for kids

Paul Klee Fish Magic

Paul Klee Fish Magic - Famous artist art projects for kids.

Frida Kahlo - famous artists for kids

Famous Artists for Kids Printables

If you enjoy finding out about famous artists and doing art projects inspired by their work check out our famous artist printable bundle! We have included project ideas, artist studies and templates for 20 famous artists.

famous artists for kids

More art projects for kids inspired by famous artists

Here are some more famous artists for kids projects from some of our favourite bloggers. 

Gustav Klimt- Exploring patterns (Teach Beside Me)

Exploring patterns with Gustav Klimt - Exploring Famous Artists for kids

Georges Seurat - Fingerprint Pointillism (B-Inspired Mama)

Georges Seurat fingerprint pointillism painting - Exploring famous artists for kids.

Frida Kahlo - Flower Crown (Hispanic Mama)

Frida Kahlo flower crown- Explore famous artists for kids

Henri Matisse -  The Snail (Peakle Pie)

Henri Matisse inspired the snail collage - Exploring famous artists for kids

Jackson Pollock - Action Painting (Something 2 Offer)

Jackson Polluck inspired action painting - exploring famous artists for kids

Picasso inspired art for kids- Colouring with emotion.  Exploring famous artists.

Piet Mondrian - Preschool Art  (Learning And Exploring Through Play)

Piet Mondrian preschool art. Exploring famous artists for kids

(Handmade Kids Art)

Dale Chihuly inspired canvas art - Movement action painting for kids. Exploring famous artists series.

Romero Britto- Colourful Pop Art Artwork for kids.  Exploring famous artists.

Kandinsky art project for kids.  Concentric circles in squares.  Exploring famous artists.

Vincent Van Gogh Sunset on the Fields painting activity for kids

Marc Chagall - Glue Resist  (Planet Smarty Pants)

Marc Chagall glue resist art for kids- exploring famous artists

Louise Nevelson - Art Frames (Scribble Doodle and Draw)

Louise Nevelson art frame idea for kids - Exploring famous artists

We hope that you have fun exploring some of these famous artists for kids art projects. We would love to see your famous artist inspired projects!

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