Follow me The Reggio-Emilia approach developed in the Reggio-Emilia area in Northern Italy when educators, parents and children began working together to reconstruct society after World War II. It was under the leadership of philosopher and educator Loris Managuzzi that the Reggio Emilia approached evolved from a parent cooperative movement to a city-run system first,
Follow me Considering how unexceptional snow is around the northern hemisphere, we are left wondering why are winter paintings actually so rare and sparse in Western art. True enough, winter landscapes were virtually absent from the arts until the Late Middle Age. What may seem like a simple matter of taste is actually a fascinating
Children have been at home for almost a month now; what may have seemed like an extended holiday, is now turning into something quite frightful and sometimes hard to grasp. How can we explain to them what is going on? How can we share necessary information about hygiene and health in an informative, yet reassuring manner?
What is a Calligram poem?
A calligram is a word or piece of text in which the design and layout of the letters creates a visual image related to the meaning of the words themselves.
This Lesson plan includes the history, contemporary use of calligram, as well as examples from different cultures. The practical inquiry encompasses four activities and art explorations.
From historical drama to teenage drama, from abandonment to unconditional love, these adult novels explore the relationship between parents and their children, and the different facets of motherhood, across cultures and time.
“It’s the thought that counts,” we say.
But the truth is cards, drawings, and edible sculptures fill up fridges and shelves pretty quickly.
How about we venture out, and engage students in creating something parents will actually want to keep?
A Decalcomania is a kind of painting created by pressing a thin layer of wet paint between two surfaces. It can be done by folding papers in half, like in this lesson, or by picking up wet paint from a smooth surface (such as glass) with paper or canvas.
Is Miro a Surrealist?While he is often mentioned among the great fathers of Surrealism, Joan Miro never officially joined the movement.
In the context of art education, Surrealist games can be a useful tool to disinhibit students and unlock their creativity.More so, they are a valuable component of any open-ended art exploration and a wonderful addition to project-based curriculums.
Spring is such a wonderful time of the year as it is. Here is a list of great spring books for little kids to accompany them in their outdoor explorations.