Create your own Matisse

Project Title: My Matisse
Description: Make a paper collage like Matisse
Author: Liza
Grade Level or Target Age Range: Preschool to early childhood
Historical Art or Reference:Henri Matisse
Vocabulary: “Primary Colors”, collage
Materials: Paper cut out and glue
Anticipatory Set: Learning about Henri Matisse
1. Cut out many different shapes similar to Matisse using the colors and shapes similar to him.
2. Lay the various shapes on the table and let the children create their own picture.

What do you notice about Matisse?
What are the Primary Colors?

Instructional Reflection:
This is a great project because each project looked better than the next. They could of been Matisse copies a great way to boost the children’s self esteem.