Fauvism is for the Birds!

Here's a art project that lets kids use bold colors to express their inner wild beasts, and maybe even attract a few wild birds. Using old picture frames, canvases, and screen mesh, young fauvists craft bird feeders and decorate their creations with brights paints.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Hang the feeders outside the classroom window and monitor results
Classroom Considerations

  • The 21st in a series of art activities designed for special education classes but appropriate for all learners
  • The activity requires moderate fine motor skills
Pros

  • Resource packet includes background information on the fauvism movement, examples, directions, and a materials lists
Cons

  • None