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Education

ART EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN: IDEAS AND BOOKS

10/07/2017,

“Art has the role in education of helping children become like themselves instead of more like everyone else” – Sydney Gurewitz Clemens. My kids were just 9 months old when they first enrolled in Rita Noguera’s art workshops and I will always be grateful to Rita for showing us the importance of art and creativity […]

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Big World

ASIAN KIDS BY TOMMY SALAS

05/30/2017,

“Photography is all about light, composition and, most importantly, emotion” – Larry Wilder.   Welcome to our travel & photography series! Today we return to Asia! If you are a long time reader of World Kids, you might have realized that I love the work of the Spanish photographer Tommy Salas. (You can read more […]

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Education

ARTS & KIDS: HENRI MATISSE

03/21/2017,

“Creativity takes courage“- Henri Matisse. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts will be holding an exhibition this spring (from April 9th- July 9th) with a large collection of rarely seen works by French painter Henri Matisse. I wish I could travel to Boston to see this exposition as he has been a favorite artist of […]

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Inspiration

ART & CREATIVITY: MY STENCIL KIT BY HERVÉ TULLET

10/09/2016,

My Stencil Kit is the latest from prizewinning creator Hervé Tullet.     Hervé Tullet is the author of more than 75 internationally acclaimed children’s books, including Press Here, Mix It Up!, The Game of Light, The Game of Shadow and The Big Book of Light. All his books seem to take the concept of […]

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Education, Inspiration

ART & KIDS: THE MAGICAL GARDEN OF CLAUDE MONET

07/06/2016,

We continue our series of art education for children by travelling to France to learn more about Claude Monet and his garden at Giverny.  The first step in our journey is the book  “The Magical Garden of Claude Monet” by  Laurence Anholt, a British writer and illustrator. Her books for children include other painters like […]

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Inspiration

ART & KIDS: MIRO’S MAGIC ANIMALS

03/23/2016,

Do you also feel that children naturally love art?  I truly think that art education is a creative opportunity for kids and that early years arts activities can help develop intrinsic human qualities, such as creativity, expression and imagination. The enjoyment of art education has many benefits for kids, but it is not always easy […]

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Inspiration

FRIDA KAHLO: A STORY FOR CHILDREN

02/14/2016,

Alba has edited a collection of tales about great contemporary women like Amelia Earhart, Coco Chanel, Audrey Hepburn and Frida Kahlo. These children’s picture books feature strong and empowering women. Written by Mª Isabel Sánchez Vegara and illustrated by Gee Fan Eng, Frida Kahlo is the second title of this collection.It is an original and […]

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Big World

TRAVEL & PHOTOGRAPHY: THE OCEAN BY RUBÉN FERNÁNDEZ

02/02/2016,

I am very pleased to start today a new series about travel & photography and to feature the amazing work by Rubén Fernández. It is difficult to summarize Ruben’s career, as he is a talented self-taught photographer, who runs his own media studio Mediadvanced,  opened a photo art gallery in Gijón,  and recently created his […]

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Travel

LONDON WITH KIDS: COVENT GARDEN’S BALLOON INSTALLATION

09/22/2015,

My kids love balloon games.  A humble party balloon is a cheap and cheerful way to keep them occupied for hours. Both kids and adults will love this amazing Art Installation of 100.000 white ballons by French artists Charles Pétillon at the 19th Century Market Building of Covent Garden. If you live in London, or […]

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Education, Travel

DENVER ART MUSEUM: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

08/11/2015,

We have spoken previously about the power of Arts to transform lives and stimulate multicultural understanding. Today we would like to feature the Denver Art Museum (DAM) , an art museum located in the Civic Center of Denver, Colorado,  recognized internationally for its educational programs and unique manner of interacting with visitors. The Museum is […]

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