How to use: Print cards on heavy cardstock or on regular paper and glue onto cardstock. Print two copies to use as a matching activity.
In order from left to right:
Fishing Boats on the Beach at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer by Vincent van Gogh, 1888, Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
The Milkmaid by Johannes Vermeer, c. 1660, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Murnau with rainbow by Wassily Kandinsky, 1909, Germany
Simultaneous Counter Composition by Theo van Doesburg, 1930; Germany
Questions and comments to start discussions with your child:
“I spy with my little eye…something that is red/blue/yellow.”
"This woman is a milkmaid. She is pouring milk. What else can we see in this painting?"
"Who's boats are these? Where are they going?"
"What do you see in this town? I see houses and a rainbow."
More artists and artworks that feature Primary Colors:
Composition No. 4 (Leaving The Factory) by Bart van der Leck
Landscape with Yellow Birds by Paul Klee
Fairy Animals by Franz Marc
The Little Blue Horses by Franz Marc
Vase with Daisies and Anemones by Vincent van Gogh
Red barn II by Roy Lichtenstein