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Vincent Van Gogh


Vincent Van Gogh “Sunflowers”



Wiki Van Gogh Biography

Artble Van Gogh Biography and Info

Art Inst. of Chicago’s Collection of Van Gogh

The Great Masters: Vincent Van Gogh Museum Tour (video)

Youtube video – Van Gogh biography for kids

You may also check out children’s books about Van Gogh from the Downers Grove library or the Hillcrest LRC, including “Camille and the Sunflowers” by Laurence Anholt and “Sunflower House” by Eve Bunting.


Van Gogh Prezi &  Presentation

Van Gogh teacher handout

Sunflowers coloring sheet for the children to take home

Van Gogh prezi by Rachel Neustadt

Art Project Ideas:

Art for Small Hands

from “Van Gogh and the Post-Impressionists for Kids”

from Katelyn Whoriskey


Notes from Previous Presentations

Please contribute your comments, helpful suggestions, websites, presentations, 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 classroom teacher for more info.  THANKS!

The presentation should not take more than 10 minutes.  Allow students at least 20 minutes to do the art project.  Asking for about 40-45 minutes total should give you enough time without rushing.

It’s a VERY good idea to have at least one parent helper to pass around supplies, assist, take photos, clean up, etc.

For whatever art project you do, please be sure to check on availability of supplies from PIA cabinet or art room well ahead of time so they can be ordered at a discounted price.  If you end up buying your own supplies, please be sure to submit an expense voucher to be reimbursed so we can keep track of actual expenses.