Spring art project for kids if you want to use actual poppies. Otherwise, use this post to view poppy paintings by Emil Nolde and then paint with watercolor or watery acrylic. Images of poppies to inspire as well from my Pinterest board.
Learning to See art books are great for would be artists who are or were discouraged and require step by step instructions and exercises. In other words, for mere mortals who would like to create art.
For the first time it occurred to me that my fear of the blank page might be just that—a needless fear. So I began to read up on the teaching of drawing, and to experiment with my children. I discovered a lengthy list of worthy resources for parents and children alike.
This Tuesday, we are exploring the country of Bangladesh, a country I know so little about that I didn’t actually know how to spell it. Thank you spell checker! I have included a brief history, selected a few children’s books, created an activity on alpanas, found some gorgeous jewelry and cooked an Indian recipe for Spicy Chickpeas.
What are the best iPad and iPhone drawing apps for preschoolers as well as older kids? I checked out some free ones (Scribble Kid and Doodle Buddy) and bought a few (Kids Finger Painter and Drawing Pad) to do a compare and contrast. My favorite is Scribble Kid for its versatility and price. And it saves trees!