HOW TO TEACH CHILDREN’S ART. Art vs Craft. Art is an opportunity for children to explore art media with no product goal or samples of what the product is to look like when finished. Child Directed = they are given the supplies and told an idea and then let loose to create.
Children are often very creative; however, we sometimes teach children that it is unacceptable.
Usually freeplay – choose to participate
Organization of the area affects the kids ability for inspiration, creativity, and self-expression
Shelves with clear containers
Near a sink
Away from traffic and activity
Tables and chairs
Easels act as a room division
Display the area and room with children’s work!
Clean up With
Put things together with
Whatever you plan to throw away.
DRAW YOUR CHILDHOOD HOUSE AND LANDSCAPE.
Wire Whip & Fly Swatter ArtPaint Roller ArtSalad Spinner ArtColored BubblesEye Dropper Art
Magnet Painting teach children that it is unacceptable.
Rubber Band Painting
Fabric and cotton on a stick
Tissue on paper-squirt with water
Color on sandpaper, and iron
White pasta, make snowflakes
Spray bottles in snow, mix colors
Tape tongue depressors, Draw pic's and make a puzzle
Graphing on shower curtain
Wands-Hangers and Tissue paper
TP tubes with ribbon
PVC pipes and sensory tables
Berry Baskets and Hole Punches
Play Dough teach children that it is unacceptable.
Bubble Gum Art
Leaf Print- Dip in paint and print
Tissue on paper and squirt with water
Color on sand paper and bake to melt
Punch out on paper and brush over Strainer
Hand Christmas Tree
Cup Cake liners- Snowman, flowers
Popsicle sticks: Flowers and Triangle
Ball with glued tissue paper and glitter
Salt Dough Ornaments teach children that it is unacceptable.
Cinnamon Sticks rubbed on and cut out as ornaments
Squirt Shaving Cream on Laminated Santa Face
Mix Colors- charts
Shaving Cream on bag to mix colors
Spray bottles in snow to mix colors
Soak tongue depressor in food coloring, dry-mix Shaving Cream
Weave Plastic mat in slits-Chicken wire, cardboard and yarn
Lacing Cards- lace with yarn, pipe cleaner, or shoelaces
Tape tongue depressors, draw pictures, then make into puzzle