Historical, Culturally Diverse, Standards-Based Art Lessons to Inspire Young Artists

About the Artist

Frida Kahlo (1907-1954)
Kahlo enjoyed a short but successful career as the wife of famous muralist Diego Rivera.  Her poor health and suffering is evident in her soulful self-portraits.  The children will emulate this master by creating oil pastel art, featuring colorful parrots and fruit, imitate her national pride and vibrant colors.









Student Gallery

Frida Kahlo Curriculum & Art Projects for Kids

Art Elements Taught

Color, Texture

Art Activity Emphasis

Mexican Still Life Compositions

Student Art Supplies

Oil Pastels

Vocabulary Learned

color, contrast, overlapping, realistic, still life, texture

This artist unit is part of Track B along with six other artists.  All tracks include:


  • Implementation guide to manage scheduling, volunteers & communication
  • Multi-level, age-appropriate curriculum for all seven artists in this track
  • Engaging PowerPoint visuals that include vocabulary, art concepts & music
  • Timed, illustrated & scripted lessons perfect for teachers or volunteers
  • Hands-on technique worksheets, art project details, art prints, games & props
    *Art supplies and teacher/volunteer training DVDs can be added to your order.

The below artists are part of Track B. Save more with a track purchase & teach all year long.

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