Art Appreciation, For Teachers August 15, 2017

Visit a Museum with Kids -Printables and Books to Make It Fun

When you think about visiting you local art museum with kids what images does that conjure up for you?  Maybe a sweaty anxious mom worried that my kids are too loud, my kids don’t know proper etiquette, my kids might topple a priceless work of art.  It’s a panicky world I live in, I know.  Use these free printable museum activities for kids to make your visit stress free and fun!

For Kids, Three Dimensions August 14, 2017

Recycled Sculpture- Building Up with Cardboard Tubes

If you read Kitchen Table Classroom often you know I adore turning trash into treasure.  I love the idea of showing kids that anything can be art and I love not spending money to make stuff.  Free art experiences are hard to beat.  Using empty toilet paper and paper towel cardboard tubes to create a recycled sculpture is a fun and easy way to learn about building up.

Encouraging Quotes, For Mamas August 9, 2017

Creativity Quotes- Learning to Think Outside the Box

Merriam Webster defines synonyms for creativity as cleverness, imaginativeness, giftedness, inventiveness, and originality, to name a few.  Yes, that.  That’s who I wanna be.  The antonyms of creativity are dryness and dullness.  Boo.  Who would choose that?  Use these free creativity quotes to remind you and your people not to take life too seriously, take risks, and think outside the box!

For Kids, Printmaking August 1, 2017

Learning Patterns Through Printmaking

A pattern is simply a repeated or recurring design.   Little kids begin to learn patterns early in as a way to understand relationships between objects and make predictions about what comes next.  Once kids really understand what pattern are they will begin to see them everywhere- in life and art!  This collograph printmaking project is a great way for kids to begin playing with and making their own patterns!

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