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Color and shape abstract art

How you can help at home: In this activity your child explores different shapes to create abstract art.

How to look at art with your child

An art historian talks about how to get the most out of museums.

Trash to treasure: The eco-art of homemade paper

Help your child discover the centuries-old craft of papermaking, and creative recycling, by turning scraps into one-of-a-kind cards.

Tips to develop your child's art savvy

How you can help at home: Try these strategies to develop your child's art skills.

Create a mummy

How you can help at home: Make shawabtis, small mummy-like statues, to introduce your child to the art of ancient Egypt.

Create an Obelisk

How you can help at home: To learn about Egyptian art, try making your own obelisk out of paper.

Follow the lines

How you can help at home: In this activity your child explores different kinds of lines.

Let music be their muse

How you can help at home: Your first-grader listens to music and then draws a picture that illustrates how the music makes her feel.

Mixing Colors

In this activity your child mixes the primary colors to make secondary colors.

Artists and artwork

How you can help at home: In this activity your child learns about art through sorting and matching art postcards.

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