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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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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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15 THOUGHTS ON EDUCATION

09/26/2016,

I am pleased to share with you 15 amazing thoughts on education:   Teaching & schools: A great initiative in Canada that dismantles the traditional classroom. The secret of Europe’s top education system: lot’s of play A Montessori morning of a 4 year old. 3 rules to spark learning. An inspirational video for teachers: “every […]

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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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PAPER ZOO: CREATING COLLAGE ANIMALS

01/13/2016,

Paper Zoo, by Oscar Sabini, is a charming and creative book edited by Thames & Hudson. You can make collage pictures of animals (a roaring lion, splashing hippo…) with this cleverly designed book, that includes 8 card sheets, 20 patterned paper sheets and 8 collage pockets. In order to make pictures in pocket pages, your […]

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CUSTOM TOY KITCHENS BY MACARENA BILBAO

08/04/2015,

If you like dreaming, then welcome to the magical world of Macarena Bilbao,  a talented Spanish designer that keeps creating treasures that please any child’s imagination:  washing machines, fruit and vegetable stands, dressers, desks, shelves, headboards, nightstands, hangers, toy guitars, toy telephones, cameras, wooden fish, accesories, kitchen utensils….. With a Computer Science degree, it all started […]

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CREATIVE WALLS FOR CHILDREN: MENUDOS CUADROS

07/26/2015,

We are surrounded by walls that protect us, that keep our secrets and our memories. Our walls seem to have ears and eyes and they can tell us many things. Menudos Cuadros gives us all the options to decorate our walls with original and different designs. With high quality illustrations, we can decorate our kids room […]

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THE RED PENCIL SINGAPORE

07/01/2015,

“When we rescue the child, we save the adult”. The Red Pencil is a charity that brings the power of Arts Therapy to children, adults and families, with a particular attention to those facing overwhelming life circumstances for which they have no words. The Red Pencil transforms their lives through Art Therapy. Created in 2011 […]

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MULTIPLE CIRCLES: ART WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN

06/30/2015,

Multiple Circles is a really fun workshop for small children created by Rita María Noguera. It is based in this wonderful book by Hervé Tullet. The workshop just requires some simple materials that we all have at home. It is very inspiring to see how just three colors and a simple circle form is used […]

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DRAW A DOODLE: ART WORKSHOP FOR KIDS

06/25/2015,

Draw a doodle is a fun and creative workshop for kids organized by Rita María Noguera, in which she presents, creates, discovers and explores art by drawing doodles. Garabato is the Spanish word for doodle, and Rita uses this extraordinary book to start her class. Created by the Pedagogic Department of the Museo Nacional Centro […]

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