Art Appreciation: Animals in Art, Level 1 is an easy, no-prep way you can share beautiful artwork with your students and lay the foundation for deeper art studies. Designed for ages 5-10, the unit includes 50 works of art by 36 artists from around the world, each featuring animals such as bears, bison, butterflies, camels, cats, elephants, fish, foxes, lions, and much more. Each picture study includes the painting along with the name of the painting and artist in simple, traceable print copywork for sharpening handwriting skills. Each study also includes a page where the student can describe what they see in the picture, what they like about the picture, and what they don’t like about the picture. 103 pages total. Ages 5-10.
Artists included are Aelbert Cuyp, Albert Bierstadt, Albrecht Anker, Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps, Archibald Thorburn, Bruno Liljefors, Camille Pissarro, Claude Monet, Edwin Henry Landseer, Eugene Delacroix, Franz Marc, Gabriel von Max, George Catlin, George Stubbs, Giovanni Boldini, Gustave Doré, Henri Rousseau, Ito Jakuchu, James Ward, Jan Brueghel the Elder, Jean-Baptiste Oudry, Jean-Leon Gerome, John Singer Sargent, Luis Paret y Alcazar, Niko Pirosmani, Paul Gauguin, Paul Peel, Pierre Bonnard, Richard Friese, Rosa Bonheur, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Vasily Vereshchagin, Vincent van Gogh, Wassily Kandinsky, Wilhelm von Kaulbach, and Winslow Homer.