monet's lilies
monet water lilies

This project was inspired my Monet’s Water Lillies.

Claude Monet was a French painter and founder of impressionist painting, he is famous for his paintings of nature as he perceived it – especially his art portraying water lilies.


As an introduction to his work the children created their very own lilies.

Book: Count Monet’s Lilies by Julie Appel


Project Materials:

Card Stock

Oil Pastels


Coffee Filters or Artificial Flowers


Paint brushes


“The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration.“ – Claude Monet

childrens water lilies
water lily art
child creating water lily art
girl painting water lily
water lily claude monet lesson at preschool

Story Time

story time at preschool

Fishing in Monet’s Pond

fishing in monet's pond
boy creating lily art at preschool

Sensory Sensory Experiences with nature and water beads

nautre and water beads at preschool