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Eric Carle Surrealist Lesson Activities: The Nonsense Show Book Review

Surrealism in Children's Literature: Art Lesson Activities


Eric Carle has written and illustrated another book! The Nonsense Show is written to introduce children to Surrealism. Completely nonsensical, the beautiful illustrations will capture the heart of preschoolers while the concept will boggle the minds of everyone else. We've included a book review and Surrealist Activities for your Art Lesson planning, as well as, educational games and online lessons for homeschoolers. Enjoy!


Eric Carle Surrealist Lesson Activities for Art: The Nonsense Show
Surrealism in Children's Literature: Art Lesson Activities.
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We were given a copy of "The Nonsense Show" for review.


Eric Carle Surrealist Activities: The Nonsense Show Book Review and Art Lesson
Eric Carle Surrealist Activities: The Nonsense Show Book Review:
Surrealist Art Lesson

Art develops critical thinking. Many beloved children's book authors have tinkered with the idea of surrealism and Crazy Surrealism Art- Think, Roald Dahl, Dr. Seuss, Maurice Sendak, Lewis Caroll, and L. Frank Baum. So, it is no surprise that Eric Carle has joined the list. Always an artist first, the illustrations in The Nonsense Show don't disappoint. 

On December 14, hop over to win your own copy of the book by visiting the Facebook page of Penguin Kids, finding the post about this book, and leaving a comment.

So, let's get started on our online lesson in Surrealism. Mati and Dada is a fun art cartoon for elementary kids. In this episode, they talk about the surrealist painter, Magritte.



The most famous Surrealist, Salvador Dali, is best known for his melting clock painting. Learn about Dali and Surrealism in the video below. The Dali video introduces a fun, group drawing game called, Exquisite Corps. Be sure to watch the full video for instructions on how to play the Art game with friends.




Art History Component. This free online Art History Game focuses on Surrealism. Recommended for (4-12th grade). It is for older children because a lot of reading comprehension is required. At first, it looks complicated, but it is essentially just a drag and drop into the timeline game. So, give it a try!

For Brainpop subscribers: Watch this movie on Surrealism.

After you review the book, The Nonsense Show, create your own nonsensical art. Below, are some fun ideas to try.



easy Surrealist art project for kids
Easy Surrealist Art project for kids from Le Dada de L'enfant Terrible blog.

  • Language Arts Component. To get into the mindset for creating surrealist art, sit down and free write. Start writing whatever pops into your head. Don't edit, don't try to make it go somewhere- just write!
  • The Art Room Plant shares this fun drawing activity. It is similar to the game in the Dali video above.


fun Surrealist drawing activity for kids
Fun Surrealist drawing activity for kids from The Art Room Plant.

Recommended:

Dada and Surrealism Art for Kids

Jake's Journey in Art: Water Color Lesson

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What Year is 2015 in the Chinese New Year?

What year is it in Chinese New Year?

Wondering, what year is 2015 in Chinese New Year? 2015 is the year of the sheep (also goat and ram). The Chinese New Year, year of the sheep runs from February 19, 2015 to February 7, 2016 or the Lunar New Year. In honor of 2015 Chinese New Year, we are sharing a free printable trace and color, sheep coloring sheetEnjoy!


What Year is 2015 in the Chinese New Year?
2015 is the year of the sheep.


Click the link for textfree Free Sheep Printable Coloring Page.


Year of the Sheep printable coloring page.
Sheep or Lamb printable coloring page.

The sheep is a favorite animal in Chinese culture. It is cute, warm, calm, and gentle. Like the sheep, people born under this sign are kind-hearted, clever, tender, and they are sensitive to art.


Recommended Reading:

Crafts to make for Chinese New Year

Sheep in a Jeep*

Year of the Horse

Sheep Calendar - 2015 Wall calendars*

Year of the Snake

Sheep: Small Scale Sheep Keeping (Hobby Farm)*













ADS DISCLOSURE: We've partnered with some wonderful advertisers who may sponsor blog posts or send us samples to test. Some companies pay us to review their products.

*We also use affiliate links, if you make a purchase we get a tiny commission. Kids Creative Chaos participates in the Amazon LLC Associates Program*, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a mean for blogs to earn advertising fees by linking to Amazon properties, including, but not limited to, amazon.com, endless.com, myhabit.com, smallparts.com, or amazonwireless.com. We also offer Tapinfluence, Google Adsense, SoFab, and Izea ads here. Thanks so much for helping us keep the lights on! :)


Free Printable Christmas Tree and Santa Coloring Pages

Christmas Tree Printable Coloring Sheets

Looking for Christmas Trees to color or Santa activities to do with kids? We have tons of Holiday and Christmas decoration ideas to make and free printables too. We use media fire to host our free printables, just click the image or the link to go there. You can also right click and save, but they may print out wonky. If you head over to our MediaFire page you will see all of our free printables and activity sheets for kids. Enjoy!



Free Printable Christmas Tree Coloring Pages
Christmas Tree to color.


Winter Activities for Preschool Snowman Scene to color.
North Pole and Snowman winter scene to color.


Santa with bag of toys.

Happy Holidays, Y'all :) xoxo - Lora


Recommended Reading:

The Night Before Christmas: Coloring and Sticker Fun! (Dover Holiday Coloring Book)*

Zolocolor! Christmas Doodling*

Christmas Tree Cards







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Trace Cute Animals to Learn to Draw or use as Free Printable Coloring Sheet

Hey Kids, want to learn how to draw cute animals? 

Print these free printable sheets to color or trace. Copying is the quickest way to learn to draw. Here's a simple bear, raccoon, and cheeky monkey traceable.


Trace Cute Animals to Learn to Draw or use as Free Printable Coloring Sheet
Traceable Animals to learn to draw or color.
Click here for FREE PRINTABLE TRACEABLES.

We've got tons of coloring pages and free clipart printables.  Hop over to our Mediafire host site more.


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Trace a monkey learn to draw printable sheet
Learn how to draw a monkey by tracing.
Click here for FREE PRINTABLE MONKEY.