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Inspire Your Class to Paint like Van Gogh

Julie St Clair Hoare By Julie St Claire Hoare

With the current exhibition at Tate Britain in London celebrating vincent Van Gogh and his relationship to Britain, there is no better time to learn about this inspiring painter.

Tate Britain is currently hosting Van Gogh and Britain which presents the largest collection of Van Gogh’s paintings seen together in the UK for nearly a decade. It is the perfect moment to introduce your class to this incredible artist and learn about his influential paintings. You don't even have to travel to London!

Van Gogh for Reception: Paint the Clouds

You can study the painting A Wheatfield, with Cypresses by Vincent Van Gogh in our Reception topic block 'Through The Air'. Explore his brushwork and colours, and use them to inspire your class to paint their own pictures of clouds.

Explore our Through The Air block for reception.


Van Gogh for Key Stage 1: Sunflowers and Starry Night

In our key stage 1 topic block about 'Artists' children can learn about the life and times of Vincent Van Gogh. Introduce your KS1 class to a variety of his paintings, including Sunflowers and Starry Night. Children the get their own chance to paint in the style as Van Gogh.

Explore our Artists block for key stage 1.


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