day 35 – a budding photographer

With mobile phones ever on hand, and phone cameras so good, it’s easy to teach young children the fundamentals of photography. The young photographer can learn about framing a shot and making sure heads and feet are not cropped. They can think about backgrounds and come to terms with the challenges and beauty of light.Continue reading “day 35 – a budding photographer”

day 32 – blow them away

When you’re little, the best thing about art is that it’s fun. Here’s an easy way to create interesting designs that older children can develop to produce trees and background effects for other drawings. You need paper, diluted paint or food colouring, and a straw. Tip a big drop of colour onto the paper andContinue reading “day 32 – blow them away”