Want to give your kids the opportunity to discover their inner Picasso? It all begins with connecting kids with great resources that engage them and teach them what they need to know to succeed.
Here’s five fantastic Picasso-centered art projects/activities from our site and others, that are sure to excite your young artist. Start be introducing your child to Picasso with a biography about his life and work. Then dive into the activities.
Hey Kids, Meet Pablo Picasso – Biography for Kids
Pablo Picasso was born on October 25,1881 in Malaga, Spain. He was the first child of Don Jose Ruiz y Blasco, an art teacher, and Maria Picasso y Lopez. At an early age Pablo showed an interest in drawing. His first words were “piz, piz”, which is short for “lapiz”, the Spanish word for pencil…
Paint Your Own Picasso – Interactive Activity
Paint Your Own Picasso is an online activity that provides kids with cubist facial features that they can drag to the pre-drawn face, and then arrange until it looks perfect. When your masterpiece is complete you can print it.
Mr. Picasso Head – Interactive Activity
Mr. Picasso Head is another online resource for kids, providing them with graphics to drag, drop, and arrange their own cubist-style portrait. Change the colors, or resize, flip or rotate the features. When your masterpiece is complete, sign it, and add it to their Gallery.
Picasso Art Masterpiece Cookies
Art has never been this delicious! This project gives kids a chance to turn a sugar cookie in cubist style art.
4″ Sugar Cookies
Create a Cubist Montage
This art project helps kids to understand that cubist art works show the same thing from several sides at the same time. Kids will create a cubist work with magazine clippings, assembling and gluing eyes, hair, noses and lips from multiple angles.
Photographs of People
Paper for Base of the Collage
Colored Pencils, Markers, or Paints
Picasso Self Portrait | Coloring Page
Make it simple. Grab you crayons and print this free printable coloring page of Picasso’s self portrait. Encourage your kids to observe the colors and brush patterns in this work, and reproduce it as best they are able.
Picasso’s Three Musician’s Watercolor Project
This watercolor project is a printable step-by-step introduction to the art of Pablo Picasso. It offers basic watercolor painting techniques, while guiding students in the painting of the harlequin musician from Picasso’s Three Musicians of 1905.
Watercolor Paint Brush
Cup of Water
Paper Towel (to blot those unexpected mistakes)