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Art History for Kids: Gold in the Andes

September 30, 2012 by  
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Art History for Kids: Gold in the Andes
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The Andes region was populated by many different cultures before the Hispanic conquistadors came to America. All this cultures had something in common: They worked precious metals.

Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Hundertwasser Dream House

September 26, 2012 by  
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Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Hundertwasser Dream House
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Hundertwasser buildings were spaces where people could live like kings, in this project, we will be making our dream house using very simple materials. To Learn more about Hundertwasser click in the image below. To make a beautiful Hundertwasser project, we will be using our “window right”. Click in the image below

Art Project for Kids: Creating a Hundertwasser Window

September 25, 2012 by  
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Art Project for Kids: Creating a Hundertwasser Window
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Not many people have been fortunate enough to live in a Hundertwasser building. He was one of the most imaginative architects in Europe during the 20th century. He dreamt everybody should live like a king, and gave to the owners the “window right”. He said: “As far as your arms reach, that is the area around [...]

Photography Project for Kids: How to make a Pinhole Camera

Photography Project for Kids: How to make a Pinhole Camera
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Photography has always been a mystery, how the images get into the camera? how the camera works? Digital photography is even more complicated, and our children are always asking questions. This is a wonderful project to show them how simple it can be. It is just a box with a hole, it capture the images [...]

Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Rock Sculpture

September 24, 2012 by  
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Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Rock Sculpture
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The Inuit (eskimos) are the ancient people who lived in the coldest part of our planet for more than a thousand years. They created the Inukshuk or rock sculptures to  show directions, warn of danger,  mark a place ,store food, or as religious figures.  

History of Photography for Kids: Prints and Paper

September 20, 2012 by  
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History of Photography for Kids: Prints and Paper
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This is the second chapter in our history of photography class. We will learn how the development of negatives, opened the possibility of producing several prints of the same image.   To learn more, give click in the images below:  

History of Photography for Kids: How it all Started

September 19, 2012 by  
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History of Photography for Kids: How it all Started
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We live in the digital era, our children carry their digital cameras or cell phones every where, but how did photography get started? This is the first of a series of presentations about the history of photography. To learn more, give click in the images below:    

Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Mixtec Codex

September 18, 2012 by  
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Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Mixtec Codex
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Mesoamerican cultures left some ancient books where they described their history, daily life, religion and battles; but unfortunately, just a few have been found after the Spanish Conquistadors destroyed most of them. This is a great project for kids, they will learn about the Mixtec culture, and they can go step by step, to make [...]

Art History for Kids: Precolumbian Art in Mesoamerica

September 16, 2012 by  
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Art History for Kids: Precolumbian Art in Mesoamerica
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Before the Spanish Conquistadors arrived to Mesoamerica, many great civilizations flourished in Mexico, and some of the Centro American territory.              

Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Dream Catcher

September 11, 2012 by  
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Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Dream Catcher
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Making a dream catcher is very easy, kids enjoyed this project a lot. The possibilities are endless.    

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