Friday, November 24, 2017

Project for kids: Rainy Day Photography with a Smartphone

Project for kids: Rainy Day Photography with a Smartphone
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Today’s Photography project for kids is photographing in a rainy day. Rain doesn’t have to spoil our artistic vein, so let’s take our smartphones and go outside. Do not let your phone get wet though. Use an umbrella or cover the screen with a plastic bag. Don’t go in the middle of the storm, you [...]

Art Project for Kids: Colored Rice Collage

April 16, 2013 by  
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Art Project for Kids: Colored Rice Collage
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As a part of our collage series, we decided to try some unconventional media: colored rice. This is very easy art project, and kids would love it. Making a collage during the long summer months, on a rainy day, or when they are tired or sick, can turn their day around. Kids are creative by [...]

Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Mona Lisa

March 13, 2013 by  
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Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Mona Lisa
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In our series about Leonardo da Vinci biography for Kids: Mona Lisa was his most famous painting, and probably the most famous painting in the history of art.

Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Tissue Paper Collage

February 13, 2013 by  
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Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Tissue Paper Collage
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This project came out so beautiful. The tissue paper collage is very easy to make even for the little ones. We decided to make a self-portrait, and the final results were amazing, they look like stain glass windows. How you do make a tissue paper collage? It is very easy, materials are always handy and [...]

Ethnic Art Project for Kids: South American Gold Jewelry

January 1, 2013 by  
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Ethnic Art Project for Kids: South American Gold Jewelry
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Today we have this amazing art project about Pre-Columbian art. South American cultures created beautiful and very impressive jewelry. In this project we will learn about their craft and we will produce our own jewels. Did you know that the ancient cultures in the Andes created the most elaborated gold jewelry? Kids can learn here [...]

Ethnic art Project for Kids: How to make an Aztec Mask

Ethnic art Project for Kids: How to make an Aztec Mask
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Today we will learn how to make an Aztec Mask. Ancient Aztec, lived in Meso America, this is a region and cultural area in the Americas, extending approximately from central Mexico all the way to Costa Rica. Advanced pre-Columbian societies flourished here before the Spanish colonization of the Americas in the 15th and 16th centuries. Have [...]

Ethnic Art Project for Kids: Jewelry from Ancient South America

November 14, 2012 by  
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Ethnic Art Project for Kids: Jewelry from Ancient South America
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Ancient people from the Andes used gold objects in their ceremonies and to adorn themselves. Beautiful and heavily worked rings, bracelets, earrings, pectorals, nosepieces, and masks, gave name to “El Dorado” (golden in Spanish), the legendary “Lost City of Gold, famous since the days of the Spanish Conquistadors.  

Ethnic Project for Kids: how to Make a Quipu

October 15, 2012 by  
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Ethnic Project for Kids: how to Make a Quipu
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Quipus are books from the ancient Inca empire in Peru. But these books are so special, they are not made on paper, or leather, or parchment, they are not even carved on stone. These books are made of colorful yarn strings attached to a main cord, and instead of letters or numbers, they used knots! [...]

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 [...]

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