DIY Puzzles and Coloring Pages – Vincent van Gogh Vase with twelve sunflowers

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You are invited to download this free printable to make fun summer-themed puzzles featuring the famous painting created by Vincent van Gogh Vase with twelve sunflowers for your preschool students that foster problem-solving skills and promote deeper concentration. These art activities also come with coloring pages. These are great for encouraging children to work on their fine motor movements and creativity.

Vase with twelve sunflowers Van Gogh Puzzle Art Coloring Montessori Nature Free Printables

It’s a new addition to our free resources with DIY art puzzles, coloring pages, and printouts that feature this stunning artwork.


  • Labeled poster – artwork “ Vase with twelve sunflowers ” by Vincent van Gogh
  • Labeled poster for tracing
  • Painting poster
  • 3 types of puzzle cutouts
  • Painting prompt with painting fragment
  • Black and white painting
  • Coloring page
child's hand and a painting puzzle with a sunflower

There are 3 different types of puzzles and a painting poster included. Print and cut them up. These puzzles can be a great addition to your art activities, a study of the flowers, and if you are exploring the European continent with your students.

Vase with twelve sunflowers Van Gogh Puzzle Art Coloring Montessori Nature Free Printables

One of the art activities contains a printout with painting fragments to inspire children to complete the picture while they deep into their creativity.
Your young storytellers will enjoy working with a storytelling worksheet where they are prompted to write/dictate their story inspired by the painting.

paints and paintbrushes with sunflower painting


After cutting up the puzzle pieces, set them up on a tray, and remember to include a poster with a painting as a reference for when they will be working to complete the puzzle.

child painting pictures of sunflowers

You might like to mount the puzzle sheet onto thick cardboard prior to cutting it up to make it more convenient for little fingers to work on. Use a cutter to cut them up.
I hope these puzzles will be a welcomed activity in your classroom!

Vase with twelve sunflowers Van Gogh Puzzle Art Coloring Montessori Nature Free Printables

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Famous Artists of Europe Pack – Bio 3-Part Cards Display Artwork Sort

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Europe has an incredibly rich art history. This art study of the greatest European artists of all time is a wonderful way to introduce students to the world of art and art history, and inspire them to create their own masterpieces.

The pack contains:

  • Instructions
  • Fourteen European Artists
  • Cards print on both sides of the paper.
  • Front side: Artist’s name, self-portrait or photo, quote
  • Rear side: Short bio
  • Artists included: Pablo Picasso, Piet Mondrian, Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, Ivan Aivazovsky, Sandro Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, René Magritte, Gustav Klimt, Johannes Vermeer, Diego Velázquez, Auguste Renoir, Rembrandt.
  • Five different paintings by the artist
  • 3-Part Cards – print control cards only or print the whole 3-part card set
  • Picture cards for match-up or sorting for young students
  • Twelve large paintings (A4 format) for classroom art wall display.
  • Artist and Art Style label cards for sorting, classifying
  • Self-Check Cards for student self-correction
  • Two worksheets
  • Artist research worksheet
  • The Venn diagram worksheet
  • This pack is suitable for  PreK – Grade 3 students
  • Also included in the Study of Europe Bundle

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  About Anastasia. Anastasia is a former Early Childhood Teacher and the founder of Montessori Nature, a blog about Montessori - inspired and Nature-based explorations. She taught in a Montessori setting for 10 years and has been practicing the Montessori way of learning and living for the last 20 years. She loves designing engaging educational printables for children. Browse Anastasia's educational resources on Teachers Pay Teachers.

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