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Easy Art History Timeline Printable & Hands-on Activities to Love

We love Geography and, with it, come History and wonderful subjects such as Art, Architecture, Literature and more! Whenever you are teaching Art lessons for kids, be sure to include the History of it throughout the centuries.

I like to start with famous modern artists, instead of random Art topics. We go into the different periods of the Arts, including artists, composers, sculptures and the rest.

In this post, I am so pleased to share with you a wonderful list of Art History timeline printable and hands-on activities. We also include a great list of helpful books for your lessons!

Don’t forget to visit our resources hub for music and fine arts activities! It is full of wonderful hands-on ideas for you to use at home.

In this post, I am so pleased to share with you a wonderful list of Art History timeline printable and hands-on activities. We also include a great list of helpful books for your lessons!

History of Art Timeline Books

There is so much to learn in Art, especially in Art History! Whether you are looking for information on famous artists inspired by nature like Linnaeus or famous artists inspired by shapes, like Mondrian, take a look!    

Use these books to learn about Art by artist or by periods in time. Use all of this knowledge to make a beautiful and insightful Art History timeline poster! It’ll be a great visual!

Art: A Visual HistoryYou will love this book on Art: A Visual HistoryArt: A Visual HistoryThe Story of Paintings: A History of Art for ChildrenThe Story of Paintings is awesome: A History of Art for ChildrenThe Story of Paintings: A History of Art for ChildrenThe Arts: A Visual EncyclopediaLearn more about the Arts: An Awesome Visual EncyclopediaThe Arts: A Visual EncyclopediaA Child's Introduction to Art: The World's Greatest Paintings andBe sure to get this Child’s Introduction to Art: The World’s Greatest PaintingsA Child's Introduction to Art: The World's Greatest Paintings andDiscovering Great Artists: Hands-On Art for Children in the StylesDiscovering Great Artists: Hands-On Art for Children in the StylesDiscovering Great Artists: Hands-On Art for Children in the StylesArt That Changed the World: Transformative Art Movements and theArt That Changed the World: Transformative Art Movements Art That Changed the World: Transformative Art Movements and theChildren's Book of Art: An Introduction to the World's MostChildren’s Book of Art: An Introduction to the World’s MostChildren's Book of Art: An Introduction to the World's Most13 Artists Children Should Know13 Artists Children Should Know13 Artists Children Should Know13 Paintings Children Should Know13 Paintings Children Should Know13 Paintings Children Should Know

 

Some topics to research are: modern Art, abstract expressionism, post impressionism, gothic Art, abstract Art, Stone Age, Pop Art, Contemporary Art, Renaissance Art, Western Art, Early Renaissance, etc.

Look at this list of Art books as well. It will complement the Art History books above. Art and Artist List of Resources and Classic Books for Kids

Art History Timeline Printable & Hands-on Activities

As you study the many works of Art throughout history, from cave paintings to the present day, you will find a lot on these lists. I think you will really enjoy this series of lessons.

Our Printable Art History Timeline and List of Famous Modern Artists (1860-Present) has been one of the most popular activities, which means that parents are interested in teaching Art History to their kids.

Go way, way back and have some fun with cave art for kids. Click on our post History: Cave Paintings for Children {Printables} to learn more! Then, head over to 5 Ancient Civilizations {Free Printable Art Activities for Kids}.

Also, check out our other post Art & Architecture History of Ancient China {Free Printables} to learn about ancient Art! It is so amazing and you can get free printables for your activity.

Now, keep on the ancients lessons like the Maya civilization art and architecture by visiting our post with free printables: Ancient Native America & Ancient Maya Civilization Art & Architecture {Freebies}.

Do you need a Mondrian Art lesson? What about a Kandinsky Preschool Art lesson? Even better, how about learning more on Picasso’s Art style? In our post 3 Art Lessons for Preschoolers: Picasso, Kandinsky, Mondrian, we have all three!

In this post, I am so pleased to share with you a wonderful list of Art History timeline printable and hands-on activities. We also include a great list of helpful books for your lessons!

Art History Timeline for Kids

We have more ideas on this list, but trust me you will definitely want to see this one first! This lesson on teaching art history to kids will open your eyes to new ideas and fun!

Click here for another awesome Art History lesson for kids to learn more about famous artists and works of Art. And also check out these art history Archives!

Do you like learning about other cultures? This art history link will take you on a great adventure! You will also enjoy this unit on Art History for Kids by Ducksters.

B-Inspired Mama has a lovely lesson called The ABCs of Art History for Kids. It will go perfectly with this lesson of ART HISTORY FOR CHILDREN – Kindergarten Lessons.

Here is a very special activity: Art History and Appreciation – Lessons About Artists and Art History. You and your kids will also love this lesson from Art History Kids.

Happy Family Art invites us to their activity on Art History For Kids. But also look at these 7 Exciting Art History for Kids Projects that Made Me Say “WOW!” Need I say more?

In this post, I am so pleased to share with you a wonderful list of Art History timeline printable and hands-on activities. We also include a great list of helpful books for your lessons!

Art Projects Inspired by Famous Artists

Here are more activities, tutorials and more that are inspired by some wonderful and very inspirational famous artists for kids to emulate and learn from!

Georgia O’Keeffe

Focus on beautiful flowers!

Famous Artists for Kids ~ Georgia O’Keeffe Flower Tutorial

O’Keeffe: Famous Artist Lessons for Kids {Printable Artwork and Artist 3-Part Cards}

Eric Carle

Focus on textures and backgrounds!

Famous Artists for Kids ~ Lessons Inspired by Eric Carle

Inspired by Eric Carle Picture Books: Step-by-Step Tutorial {Part 5}

Eric Carle Artwork: Sun and Moon Textures {Part 4}

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Learn to Make Textures from Eric Carle Pictures {Part 2}

Teaching to Paint Eric Carle Pictures {Part 1}

Carl Linnaeus

Focus on nature!

Famous Artists for Kids ~ Printable Sketch Pages like Linnaeus

Linnaeus Life Timeline Printable 3-Part Cards ~ Famous Artists for Kids

Famous Artists for Kids ~ Linnaeus Art Activities

Other Artistic Ideas

Focus on more fun!

Van Eyck: Famous Artist Lessons for Kids

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In this post, I am so pleased to share with you a wonderful list of Art History timeline printable and hands-on activities. We also include a great list of helpful books for your lessons!

Art Curriculum for Kids

We have been using some fun Art tutorials, Art curricula and Art kits for kids. Take a look at our recommendations! Use coupon code “welcome20” to get 20% off our Art tutorial ebook and any other printable bundles, ebooks, planners and mega bundles!

Here, you can read our review on Our Favorite Art Curriculum for Kids! See why and how we use it! We have gotten a lot out of it. We wouldn’t be recommending it if we didn’t like it.

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