The Reggio-Emilia approach developed in the Reggio-Emilia area in Northern Italy when educators, parents and children began working together to reconstruct society after World War II. It was under the leadership of philosopher and educator Loris Managuzzi that the Reggio Emilia approached evolved from a parent cooperative movement to a city-run system first, to today’s
Considering how unexceptional snow is around the northern hemisphere, we are left wondering why are winter paintings actually so rare and sparse in Western art. True enough, winter landscapes were virtually absent from the arts until the Late Middle Age. What may seem like a simple matter of taste is actually a fascinating and complex
Children have been at home for almost a month now; what may have seemed like an extended holiday, is now turning into something quite frightful and sometimes hard to grasp. How can we explain to them what is going on? How can we share necessary information about hygiene and health in an informative, yet reassuring manner?
In the context of art education, Surrealist games can be a useful tool to disinhibit students and unlock their creativity.More so, they are a valuable component of any open-ended art exploration and a wonderful addition to project-based curriculums.
Spring is such a wonderful time of the year as it is. Here is a list of great spring books for little kids to accompany them in their outdoor explorations.
April 22nd will be International Earth Day. In preparation, here is a list of my favorite Earth Day books for children. Topics include ecology, environmentalism, recycling, mythology, urbanization, conservationism and so much more. 11 of the Best Earth Day Books for Children: 1. “The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest
Not just egg dying: these super cool projects include decoupage, paper folding, marbling, assemblage and string art!
“Sometimes being a girl isn’t easy” is the opening line of “She Persisted,” and at some point in our life, all us girls agreed. Sometimes it was the way we felt; sometimes it was the things we liked; some other times it was about our dreams and expectations. Fortunately for us, every day an amazing
What would Chinese New Year be without Beijing being dressed in its best red outfit? Like every other year, the city is getting ready to celebrate: roads are lined with red lanterns, doors are covered with “upsidedown fortune”，red papercuts decorate the windows, new chopsticks are bought, new hopeless bans on fireworks are issued, updated Nianhua