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Salvador Dali


Salvador Dali “The Persistence of Memory”

3rd Grade


wiki Dali Dali

Smithsonian Magazine article of Dali

Dali on Mike Wallace show  Part 2 video on Dali

Master Works documentary on Dali (great!)

You may also check out children’s books about Salvador Dali from the Downers Grove library or the Hillcrest LRC.  A great book to share with the students is “Salvador Dali” by Mike Venezia.  A great resource book with lots of activities and project ideas is “Salvador Dali and the Surrealists” by Michael Elsohn Ross.


Dali presentation & Dali prezi

Presentation & project notes by Amy

Dali teacher handout

Art Project Ideas:

Splotch Art

Dream Photographs

Salvador Dali Elephants and Surrealistic Creatures (check out pictures of this project in the photos link below)

Long-Legged Birds Project and Long-Legged Birds example with instructions

Free Association Word Activity

Surrealist “Exquisite Corpse” Activity


Notes from Previous Presentations

Please contribute your comments, helpful suggestions, websites, presentations, and/or art project ideas to the above link.  The kids and future volunteers would benefit so much.  THANKS!

Photos from Previous Presentations

Please share any pictures or videos you took during your presentation.  They can be uploaded to the above link.  Pictures can also be sent to parents through the SeeSaw app.  Please contact the teacher for more info.  THANKS!


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