Kindergarten Monet's Garden-Kindergarten students learned about Claude Monet's art and the beautiful gardens he created around his home in France. Students used oil pastel to draw the bridge across Monet's pond and then used sponges to add the greenery. They used their fingers to add the colorful flowers on top of the lily pads.
Champ d'avoine (Oat Field) by Claude Monet. In 1872, he painted Impression, Sunrise ) depicting a Le Havre port landscape. From the painting's title, art critic Louis Leroy coined the term "Impressionism", which he intended as disparagement but which the Impressionists appropriated for themselves.