What is Matisse Cut-outs art work? Is it possible to create art through bizarre art techniques? How rational symmetry inspires art? Can magazine pictures become a piece of art? How fun is an art game?
These are some of the questions that will find their answer through the specially designed7-12 years-old activities in the Arts & Crafts Familior Curiosity Box.
Each box contains all the materials needed for the activities, books and items that will unlock the secrets of art and will motivate much more gameplay.
Children together with the educator will be able to work with up to five different activity groups, according to their interests,their wishes and their group of age.
ActivitiesArt Inspired by Famous Artists
Art is naturally linked to creativity, an attribute that is increasingly being touted as one of the most important factors for the success of individuals. Moreover, art builds confidence especially when it focuses on the process than the finished product. “Art Inspired by Famous Artists” group of activities gives the opportunity to children to learn about the life of famous artists and to understand the story behind some of the most recognized paintings in the history of art. So, why Henry Matisse used to create work of art out of cut in shapes colored paper? How can we make a concentric circle collage inspired of Kandinsky’s work? Why Vincent’s Van Gogh paintings look like they are in action? How can geometric shapes create a masterpiece like “Three Musicians” by Pablo Picasso? What is the secret behind the horizontal and vertical lines of Mondrian’s work of art?Developed SkillsSpeech & LanguagePhysicalCognitiveSocialEmotional
Art enables children to express themselves in a variety of ways as well as to try technics that will help them develop skills such as observability, critical thinking, problem solving and self-confidence. Throughthe “Bizarre art Techniques and projects”groupofactivities, children will try to create art in a variety of “strange” concepts. So, how can we draw a person by using food pictures? Is it possible to draw blue and red…dancing? Can purple and yellow fight? What will happen when I fold a paper and then draw its lines? How many different patterns can you see inside a room?Developed SkillsSpeech & LanguagePhysicalCognitiveSocialEmotional
Science benefits in children development involve a lot of communication with other people, develop patience, helps children form “thinking minds”, teach kids about the world around them and can endow kids with problem solving skills. Using science facts in art activities helps children understand that the world is full of interrelated elements. Throughthe “Science Art Projects”groupofactivities children will make a chromatography art project, use compasses to create art, understand that symmetry can…rotate, use triangles to make lots of art projects.Developed SkillsSpeech & LanguagePhysicalCognitiveSocialEmotional
Art is fun. Drawing games are so much fun and a wonderful way to encourage creativity and connection. Through art games, children can learn that drawing doesn’t have to be something you are ‘excellent’ or ‘bad’ at, but instead can be an enjoyable creative activity for anyone. Drawing games encourage creativity and self-confidence. It is the best way to create art through giggling and to use art as a way of connection with others.
Children along with our trained babysitter will draw back and forth, combine different body parts creating a strange man, draw using a flashlight and create a 5 dot draw.Developed SkillsSpeech & LanguagePhysicalCognitiveSocialEmotional
Children love to work big, and work three dimensional. They also like to use their whole body at work. Making activities for kids a whole body experience using materials that can create 3D art is an unforgettable experience. There are so many great sculpture ideas for kids that use everything from toothpicks, cardboard, wood to dough-based material.
So, children along with our trained babysitter will make sculptures using toothpicks and dough, develop a magnetic building set out of cardboard, transform their self-portrait into a puppet, use wood sticks to make magnet building set and create monsters out of dough material.Developed SkillsSpeech & LanguagePhysicalCognitiveSocialEmotional