What kid isn’t fascinated by the jungle? And is there a subject matter that translates to inspiring kid’s own artwork more easily? Henri Rousseau is a natural when it comes to getting kids talking about art! Teaching about Henri Rousseau for kids is easy with these free printable resources and books!
Do you wanna grab your kid’s attention when introducing the idea of talking and writing about a famous artist? Then Vincent Van Gogh for kids is a perfect place to start!
Whether you’re teaching your own kiddos at home as a homeschool mom (me) or you’re an art teacher trying to get the message across to a crowd (also me) the elements of art are a good place to start. They’re basics, building blocks for fun stuff to come.
I have opinions on art classes and little people. They definitely have a place in a child’s art experiences but they are not the be all end all. Kids can have an amazing art education right in their own home. With just a few basics from this art supplies list and their art education becomes a part of everyday life; not something on Tuesdays from 2-4.
Teaching art should be fun. It should be easy because there is no right answer. Sometimes I think that’s the part that trips us grown ups up. No right answer. How do we know when we’re done, if we did it right, if it’s good? Check out this list of art books to help you teach art to you kiddo and maybe make some art yourself; even if you don’t consider yourself an artist!
We aren’t big on elaborate gifts for holidays like Mother’s Day and Father’s day here at our house. We try to make it a special day which mostly involves scheming on the kids part and handmade gifts. These fathers day free printables are a simple way for your child to make a special keepsake gift.
Homeschool mamas have a lot of things on their “to teach” list. It’s easy to let the extras, like home school art, slide because they seem, well, less than necessary.
The principles of design in art can be a little abstract which can make them tricky to introduce to kids. But once kids understand that these principles are just tools that artists use it all falls into place.
Those of you that frequent Kitchen table Classroom often know that teaching through books is kinda my thing. Finding quality books about artists written directly to and for kids is the perfect introduction to an art history education.