As the winter season unfolds, bringing its unique blend of snow-covered landscapes and chilly mornings, it’s the perfect time to engage children in a winter-inspired process art activity. “What Color is the Snow?” invites young minds to explore the enchanting world of colors, textures, and light, drawing inspiration from the serene beauty of winter. Rooted
Embark on a journey of discovery and creation with our latest art adventure: crafting monochromatic sculptures for kids! This hands-on activity is perfect for young minds eager to explore the world of art through a process-based approach that champions sustainability and affordability. Using mostly everyday and recycled materials like chopsticks and tissue paper, this art
This Calder fish mobile lesson has become a bit of a staple around here as there’s more to it than meets the eye. While we aren’t crafting a “true” mobile with every piece dancing around, this project is a great first step into some other big ideas.Ever heard of kinetic art? This project gives kids
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.
Before fidget spinners became a thing, restless students used to torment pens with their fingers. There are some interesting studies that argue that fidgeting actually improves memory and learning tests scores, or at the very least recognizes it as a subconscious attempt to increase arousal in order to improve attention.
Chinese calligraphy is a profound art form that goes beyond writing—it embodies Chinese culture, philosophy, and spirituality. Each brushstroke carries meaning and conveys energy and harmony. From ancient scripts like Oracle bone to modern styles like Semi-Cursive, calligraphy is a medium for self-expression and exploration. Join us on this journey to delve into the rich heritage and techniques of Chinese calligraphy.
A “letterscape” is what I call a landscape drawn with text. More accurately, a letterscape is a form of calligram, a piece of text in which the design and layout of the letters creates a visual image related to the meaning of the words themselves.