Art Blast! Fun Lessons for Kids and Aliens #10

Your Own Secret Code   Can you solve a famous art mystery? If so, please tell me what this says:   Give up? I give up, too. It’s a painting by the Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky, in which he made up his own symbolic language. Did he tell anyone what it means? NO! So frustrating…. Read more »

Art Blast! Fun Lessons for Kids and Aliens #9

Make Art with Stuff   True or False: You need expensive art materials to make art? And the answer is: FALSE. False, False, FALSE! Art doesn’t come from having fancy paints (though fancy paint is nice). Art is born when you put your creative mind (your imagination) to work (effort). I bet you can create… Read more »

A Starry Gallery

  note: Starry is the mascot of the school where I teach art, and my graphic novel club was working collaboratively on this idea before distance learning. I’m now opening it up to anyone in our school (or any school) to show their Starry spirit! Here’s the Starry Gallery! More added daily:      … Read more »

Art Blast! Fun Lessons for Kids and Aliens #8

Weave Off!   Last week, you learned how to weave on to a cardboard loom. Now, if you wove to the end, it’s time to take your weaving off the loom. Weave on, weave off, weave on, weave off, wax on, wax off (huh?). Have no fear, even Mini-Beep, who’s all tangled up, can do this… Read more »

Art Blast! Fun Lessons for Kids and Aliens #7

Your Secret Underground World   Quick, if you could dig straight down underground, name ten things you might find.   I’ll start: soil, clay, water, worms, pipes, rocks, moles, my lost socks (sorry, Beep, I thought you had eaten them), caverns and the Earth’s core (that one starts about 1,800 miles beneath all of us!)… Read more »