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The Arts

Art Resources


How to Conduct a Picture Study

Picture Talks -PNEU Article

Looking at Art  -PDF

What to Draw and How to Draw It  Used in PNEU Programs  Archive

Drawing for Young Children   Archive

Drawing for Children and Others  Used in PNEU Programs  Archive

Consider the Draw Write Now series as well

Brushwork by Marion Hudson   Living Book Press


Many of the books from the series World's Greatest Composer or World's Greatest Artist by Mike Venezia can be found at Archive. These are "borrow" only versions.  Archive

NGA: An Eye for Art-Look for many different artists

NGA: Kid's Video Tours -Short video clips focused on specific works from many artists

Coloring Pages- Free printable coloring pages

Pieter Brueghel Coloring Pages- Free printable coloring pages and Here

Music Resources


Classics for Kids

Baltimore Curriculum Project Lessons-look for music lessons by grade level

Young People's Story of Music

The Wide World of Music -This interactive site allows students to hear and become familiar with 100 instruments!  The symbols at the top also designates to which musical group it belongs and whether it is part of a classical orchestra. Thank you B- for sharing this!

Composer of the Month -great website which features a composer each month along with resources to study this composer.


Introduction to Music

Classics for Children-audio CD

Making Music Fun- free printable pages

Carnegie Hall-Listening Adventures- free interactive game for Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra; requires Adobe Flash

Printable Musical Instruments- not fancy by any means, but possibly helpful

A Famous French Composer- short biography of Saint-Saens


Georges Bizet: Spotify, Audio CD, YouTube, IMSLP (Audio Files)Teach With Movies and Pictures to Accompany Children's Games  PDF


Ludwig Beethoven:  Ludwig Beethoven and the Chiming Tower Bells (Internet Archive), IMSLP (Audio Files); Coloring Page

Robert Schumann: IMSLP (Audio Files)

Wolfgang A. Mozart: IMSLP (Audio Files); Coloring Page and Here 

Antonio Vivaldi: IMSLP (Audio Files); Coloring Page


Operas That Every Child Should Know

The Stories of Wagner's Operas

Renaissance Music

Early and Renaissance Music

Renaissance Music

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