Here is a pretty cool clip of Vincent Van Gogh visiting the gallery and seeing his artwork. The short video contains information about Vincent van Gogh's life. It would be a great lead in to teaching a lesson on Van Gogh. Cool, I tell you. (time-3:26)
Then, the kids outlined the flower with a black oil pastel.
We used the tempera cakes below to paint the background and then, the flower.
I absolutely love the tempera cakes with the younger kids. (Tempera Cake Information)