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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 [...]

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 [...]

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.

Paper Sculpture for Kids

April 21, 2013 by  
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Paper has been with us for hundreds, even thousands of years. It is an amazing material, not only for writing, wrapping or drawing, but for building tridimensional work. Many artists use paper for their sculptures. I have here a recollection of paper sculptures to show the children how creative you can be with such a [...]

Sculpture Project for Kids: Alberto Giacometti

April 19, 2013 by  
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Alberto Giacometti was a Swiss artist, his sculptures are really thin and tall figures, maybe because he lived during World War II, and people were hungry. In this sculpture project, we will try to recreate his work by making thin and tall figures. To read more about his life, click on the image:     [...]

Art Project for Kids: Colored Rice Collage

April 16, 2013 by  
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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 [...]

Art Project for Kids: Fernando Botero Sculptures

April 14, 2013 by  
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Fernando Botero is a Colombian artist, his work is well known around the world for his chubby and rounded figures. For our art project today, we will be making sculptures, and we will get our inspiration in Fernando Botero’s animal sculptures. To learn more about him, and to read his biography go to the following [...]

Leonardo da Vinci for Biography Kids: Drawings

March 15, 2013 by  
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We will learn today in our Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Drawings, how no other painter in history produced as many drawings as him. He draw everything he saw, he made his sketches not only in the studio, but he went to the streets and the countryside, and he sketched from real life.

Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: A Horse for the Duke of Sforza

March 12, 2013 by  
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Today we will talk about Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: A Horse for the Duke of Sforza, this was one of the most important commissions Leonardo received in Milan.

Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Creative Years in Milan

March 11, 2013 by  
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In our Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Creative Years in Milan, we will follow Leonardo da Vinci after he worked as an apprentice in Andreas Verrocchio’s workshop.

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