After drawing gestures sketches of our classmates, we picked our favorite to turn into a sculpture. The artist Alberto Giacometti influenced us. We added shadows to give them more dimension
The weather is starting to get warmer and in our family that means that we spend a lot more time outdoors. During the warmer months, we move lots of activities, such as eating and crafting, outdoors. We recently made a colorful kids Suncatcher Craft that not only looks pretty outdoors, but serves as a deterrent to any birds and small animals that might be trying to dig up your seeds and garden. I felt confident having my kids work on their suncatcher craft outdoors because they were wearing…
Today was the perfect day to set up the outdoor art table and have a little messy fun. We painted the clouds (inspired by this). A set of acrylic mirrors, some brushes, and a couple bowls of foam adds up to one very engaged little boy. In fact, our art session only ended after about an hour because we had a run-in with a snake (but that's a whole other story, I'm sure). The idea was for him to paint the reflection of the clouds in the mirrors, but he was more interested in just manipulating…
What does learning look like?
I think sometimes images just speak louder than words. ( "A window into a leaf," photo taken by DS in kindergarten, investigating distortion using materials and digital media) Often in a week, the children and I take up to...
I found this very cool art piece from Dilly-Dali Art . They sprayed their hands with white paint onto black paper and it looked awesome! So ...
Playing with Natural Light
Building a castle with Magna tiles Rainbow Crystal Cube Towers (10 months old) Clear Contact Paper Melted crayon on wax paper between bl...
Forest School Inspired Activities
Some of my best memories as a child are outside. I had the privilege of growing up with a garden, near to parks, woods, and fields that stretch for miles around the whole town. I remember making mu…
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Shadow Sidewalk Chalk Art
Sidewalk Chalk Art & Science - Here's a shadow art project for kids, and hands-on STEAM activity, that can help children learn about shadow science and how shadows form while painting sidewalk chalk art. Making DIY chalk paint, and painting shadow art, is a fun outdoor art project and science activity for kids from toddlers to teens!
Reggio Light Play - an exploration of light, shadow & reflection
Reggio light play & exploration. A provocation of light (table, box, overhead projector OHP), shadow & reflection you can do at home.