These Italy art activities are wonderful for getting to know Italian leaders and creators, and learning from their gifts and style. Keep reading until the end for some virtual field trips to some amazing museums in Italy!
Featured Italian Artist: Michaelangelo
Vietnam Art Activities: Italy Craft & Culture Activities for Kids
Featured Italy Art Activity: Aqueduct
Build a Roman aqueduct with plastic cups! Instructions HERE.
Frescoes & the Sistine Chapel: Italy Art Activities
- We had our kids sketch images from the Sistine Chapel ceiling on a piece of paper. Then we taped those papers under a table and had them color them with markers (or you could do paint if you don’t mind more mess!).
- Italian Renaissance Fresco painting for children
- Fresco painting with kids
- Fresco plaster painting with kids
Other Italy Craft & Italy STEM Activities for Kids
- Fibonacci Art Project by What Do We Do All Day?
- Leonardo da Vinci Art Projects for Kids by Susan’s Homeschool Blog
- Mona Lisa on Coffee Filters by Art Projects for Kids
- How to Dye Pasta for Crafts and Sensory Activities by Real Life at Home
- Venetian Masks Art for Kids by Life Over C’s
- Make a Roman aqueduct, road, columns, and more!
- Roman column building guide
- Leaning Tower of Pisa challenge
- Design a poster for one of the animals in the National Geographic Italian wildlife video
- Design a gladiator costume & armor and have a pretend event