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Art Techniques for Kids: History of Collage

February 6, 2013 by  
Filed under Art History, Art Projects


The History of Collage is almost as old as paper. But for hundreds of years it was not considered an art technique. It was used for decoration or to make crafts. During the 20th century the cubist painters Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso, rediscovered the process and used it for their artwork. This technique is […]

Art Project for Kids: How to Make an Icicle

February 5, 2013 by  
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Today we will be learning How to Make an Icicle. Good Morning Children and Parents. I will be sharing with you a very fun and beautiful winter project. Do you know it is possible to make an icicle? Since I love very much going out in the cold to photograph icicles, I thought it would […]

Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Paper Collage

January 10, 2013 by  
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Today we will be working with paper collage. This is a perfect technique for children, they love the process of finding images, creating their own colored papers and discovering a lot of ideas in newspapers and magazines. Making a collage during the long summer months, on a rainy day, or when they are tired or […]

Photography Project for Kids: Andy Warhol Prints


This photography project for kids about Andy Warhol  teaches our children how one of the most renown artists of our time used photographic images from advertising, newspapers and magazines as the starting point for his artwork. Children enjoy Warhol’s art because of its bright colors and cartoon like images. This is a fun and easy project to make with […]

Ethnic Art Project for Kids: Sand Painting

October 16, 2012 by  
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Many cultures have use colored sand to paint or to create with it. Native American Indians used sand painting to heal and to get rid of bad energies.

Photography Project for Kids: How to make Sun Prints


Sun Prints have been around us for centuries, many metals and materials fade when are expose to sunlight, but those ephemeris  images didn’t las long. They always disappeared  when they were expose to ambient light. Here you will find several projects to make with light, where creativity, art and science bring a lot of possibilities. […]

Art Project for Kids: Creating a Hundertwasser Window

September 25, 2012 by  
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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 […]

History of Photography for Kids: Prints and Paper

September 20, 2012 by  
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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:  

Art Projects for Kids: Working with Fish

September 7, 2012 by  
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Fish are a great theme for children, they are colorful and they come in different shapes and sizes. Sometimes kids just want to be creative, but they don’t know what to do. Fish can be the answer!   You can take a look at this colorful art gallery to find inspiration: Art with Fish

Art Project for Kids: How to make a Plaster Mask

September 4, 2012 by  
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Plaster masks are very easy to make, you need the help of an adult, imagination and the following materials:

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