Art Appreciation

Andy Warhol Inspired Activities for Kids

 Andy Warhol's talents have been questions, criticized and ridiculed through the decades as being in-genuine, unoriginal, and 'not his'.  This week we are going to explore not only the techniques of Warhol, but study the world events that surrounded his life.  With all things considered, at the end of the week, I'm going to ask… Continue reading Andy Warhol Inspired Activities for Kids

Astronomy
STEM, Themed Units

Astronomy & Physics: A Week Long Themed Unit for Young Minds

What better way to introduce early physics to your young ones than through Astronomy?  I mean after all, what child doesn't possess an instilled fascination with those shiny wonders upon which Jiminy Cricket lulls us to wish upon?  This is perhaps the lowest maintenance yet most learning and fun me and my littles have fit… Continue reading Astronomy & Physics: A Week Long Themed Unit for Young Minds

Art Appreciation

5 Wassily Kandinsky Activities For Kids

How drab would the world be without a touch of oddity? Wassily Kandinsky works of whimsy were not simply a product of his imagination but instead simply a representation of how his condition of Synaesthesia allowed him to see sound.  While spending an entire week studying Kandinsky we were able to follow an individual who… Continue reading 5 Wassily Kandinsky Activities For Kids

Art Appreciation, Themed Units

A Summer of Art For Kids

Week 2: Frida Kahlo Drawing Faces Understanding symbolism Frida's culture Scroll to bottom of post for detailed weekly Art schedule. Despite my grandparents dragging me through art museum after art museum as a child, I was never taught how to enjoy art. Instead I took endless classes on the technical acts of it throughout my… Continue reading A Summer of Art For Kids