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Ancient China for Kids

June 17, 2013 by  
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Ancient China for Kids is part of our series about Ancient Asian Art. China is one of the oldest civilizations that continue right up to today. It history began more than 5,000 years ago. Many other civilizations have lived and died, such as Egypt, Greece, and Rome. Many different dynasties lived in what China is [...]

Art Project for Kids: How to make a Collage

June 10, 2013 by  
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Collage is a very easy and fun technique for young and older kids. It can be as easy as you want to make it, or as complex as only famous artist have master them. So we can say that collage is a technique for kids of all ages! We have several projects to choose, you [...]

Art Project for Kids: Cave Painting

June 9, 2013 by  
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This art project for kids is great, cave painting was an activity that ancient people realized all over the world. Being able to reproduce what they saw, was a huge step in human history. This was the first activity that was not related with survival. Our ancestors didn’t “have to paint” in order to eat, [...]

Finding Art in Nature: Macro Photography for Kids

May 16, 2013 by  
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Macro photography with a smart phone is possible, today we will learn how to take amazing pictures, and how to get close, really close to nature. Children love finding little things, and they are amazing with our smartphones. This is a great opportunity to teach them something creative, and let them marvel at nature. Today [...]

Smartphone Photography: How to Shoot in High Contrast Situations

May 10, 2013 by  
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Photographing in high contrast situations is a very difficult task, even for professional photographers using state of the art equipment. But our smartphones have the possibility to manage these situations with an application in the camera called HDR. HDR means High Dynamic Range. What this application does is that takes multiple photos of the same [...]

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 [...]

Photography Project for Kids: Finding Spring Small Treasures

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This is a wonderful photography project to do with Kids, because children love little things and because, they can find the most amazing stuff. If you take a walk in the neighborhood or your closest park, you will be surprised at what children can find.

Photography Project for kids: Using a Smartphone in the City

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Taking a walk in our own town or city is a great opportunity to teach photography to our kids. In today’s project, children will learn a few tips to obtain better images.                         It is important to choose a bright and beautiful day, dark [...]

Leonardo da Vinci for Kids: Ground Vehicles

April 23, 2013 by  
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Leonardo da Vinci devoted his time and abilities to create new vehicles. He drew plans for self-propelled carts with wheels, for an armored tank, and for other war machines.

Art Project for Kids: Paper Sculptures

April 22, 2013 by  
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Creating paper sculptures is a a great project for kids. Paper is easy to bend, cut, turn, and roll. It can take any form, it is lightweight and it is always handy. Kids can make their sculptures anywhere, during a long trip in the car, in a rainy afternoon at home, or while waiting in [...]

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