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|Claude Monet Craft
|Claude Monet is well known for his beautiful water scenes! This is a fun (and messy) finger painting craft
that will leave children with beautiful results.
For this craft you'll need some
masking tape to make your bridge
shape. I cut our tape in half to get
You want to form the shape of the
bridge using your masking tape. You
can do this for younger children if
Give children an image of Monet's
Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies
and a paper plate to blend on.
Press down to make sure that no
paint will come through the tape.
Using fingers, begin to dab the colors
onto the paper. Go ahead and dab
over the bridge.
Encourage children to cover their
entire sheet of paper, It will create a
more dramatic effect when the tape is
Time to let your project dry.
When it's dry remove the tape
carefully and slowly.
Be careful as you pull the tape, you
will start to see the shape of the
I didn't wait long enough and the tape
began to pull up the paper as well.
It's okay, still looks great, but not as
Your Monet painting is finished!
These look beautiful framed and
viewed from a distance!
|Learning about famous artists can be lots of fun and a great opportunity for children to explore different
techniques and mediums. Follow along with us as we explore the different masterpieces and create our
own artistic interpretations!