This free printable features a gorgeous and lively Christmas themed piece of fine art painted by Viggo Johansen “Silent Night”. I invite you to download the new addition to our free resources with DIY puzzles, coloring pages, and printouts dedicated to this stunning artwork.
Viggo Johansen was a Danish painter. He was one of Denmark’s most admired painters in the 1890s. Along with landscapes, the family was his favorite motif.
HERE IS WHAT’S INCLUDED:
- Labeled poster
- Labeled poster for tracing
- Painting poster
- 3 types of puzzle cutouts
- Painting prompt with painting fragment
- Black and white painting
- Coloring page
- Art analysis worksheet
Age: Preschool ages 3 – 6 years
These activities are great for developing their creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills and for learning to cooperate when working in a small team of peers.
Recommendations on how to use this resource
There are 3 different types of puzzles and a painting poster is included. Print and cut them up. These puzzles can be a great addition to your art activities, fine motor work, and if you are exploring the European continent. It will come in handy if are planning to explore Christmas traditions in your classroom.
One of the art activities contains a printout with painting fragments to inspire children to complete the picture while they dip into their creativity.
Your young storytellers will enjoy working with a storytelling worksheet where they are prompted to write/dictate their story inspired by the painting.
After cutting up the puzzle pieces, set them up on a tray, and remember to include a poster with a painting as a reference for when they will be working to complete the puzzle.
You might like to mount the puzzle sheet onto thick cardboard prior to cutting it up to make it more convenient for little fingers to work on. Use a cutter to cut them up.
I hope these puzzles will be a welcomed activity in your classroom!
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