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Art Project for Kids: Shadow Puppets

July 4, 2013 by  
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Shadow puppets are a perfect activity for Children, they can enjoy the whole process, from making up the story, designing and building the characters and presenting the show. This art project was one of the favorite during our China series.  

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: Animals in the Circus

June 6, 2013 by  
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In today’s art project for kids, we will learn about the animals in the circus. The circus has always been an inspiration for artists, many painters have painted clowns and trapezists, but we will talk about those who have painted the animals in the circus. After we see some of their artworks, we are going [...]

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.

Project for kids: Backlight Photography with a Smartphone

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Backlighting isn’t ideal for a smartphone camera because the pictures are often underexposed. But you can use backlight creatively to you advantage.                         Today we will learn how and when, can we use backlight and when should we avoid it. ¬†Do not try to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Art Project for Kids: How to Paint like Jackson Pollock

February 24, 2013 by  
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This art project is great to give our kids a very relaxing and fun art project: How to paint like¬†Jackson Pollock. Jackson Pollock was an American artist who studied classical drawing and composition, but he felt traditional painting was very static, and he needed action. So developed his own technique: “action painting.”  

Art Project for Kids: How to make a Fabric Collage

February 12, 2013 by  
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Making a Fabric collage with children is a lot of fun. When we think about making a collage, we usually give them colored paper, magazines and old pictures, but we rarely use fabric. A few months ago, I thought about introducing the children to sewing, but I was afraid they might pinch themselves with the [...]

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