The Little Artists’ Big Book of Activities: 60 Fun and Creative Projects to Explore Color, Patterns, Shapes, Art History and More (Paperback)

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Inspiring Art Projects that Bring Out the Creativity in You!

Get ready to see the whole world through art! In this exciting activity book, you’ll find inspiration in everything from colors, shapes and patterns to numbers, letters and feelings. You’ll get to make all sorts of creations like portraits, sculptures, collages and more. And while you’re playing, you’ll be learning essential art terms, skills and even history!

No matter what your interests are, this book has a project for everyone! For example, get creative in how you observe your surroundings in the Collage Cityscape. Make art featuring your friends and family with your own Very Important Person Statue. Share your emotions by putting together a series of Feelings Portraits. As an added bonus, every chapter features a famous artist to help you learn about figures like Georgia O’Keeffe, known for her paintings of flowers, and Yayoi Kusama, aka the Princess of Polka Dots. You’ll get to use each famous artist’s work to inspire your own masterpieces. With a whole book bursting with inspiration, there’s no limit to what you can create!

About the Author

Shannon Wong-Nizic is a primary school teacher and the founder of Oh Creative Day. Her crafts have been featured on Brit + Co, and she is a contributor for Mumtastic Australia. She lives in Sydney, Australia, with her husband and three children.

Praise For…

“If you've got a creative kid in your life, then you absolutely need this book! Shannon has curated the most incredible collection of doable art activities for you and your little humans to enjoy together.”
—Casey Patch, Founder of Little Lifelong Learners

“This book is joyful, colorful, educational, beautiful, fun and an addition that I have always hoped to add to my bookshelf!”
—Kristian Klebofski, Early Childhood Educator and Founder of Friends Art Lab

“With such an extensive variety of ideas that encourage creativity, connection and collaboration, there will be something that appeals to everyone – child or adult – that flicks through this book.”
—Lycie Wood, Early Childhood Educator and Founder of Simply Play Today

The Little Artists' Big Book of Activities reads like a wonderful choose-your-own-ART-venture guide. Shannon speaks directly to the young artist with warmth and humor and just enough art teacher-y tidbits.”
—Arielle Goddard, Arts Educator and Founder of ART CAMP Studio

“What sets this apart from other kids’ art books is the storytelling and encouragement. There’s an explanation behind each project as well as ways to extend and adapt. At the very heart of this book is the message of process over product—in the age of instant gratification this lesson has never been more important.”
—Lucy White, Founder of Love Four Learning

Product Details
ISBN: 9781645675808
ISBN-10: 1645675807
Publisher: Page Street Kids
Publication Date: July 12th, 2022
Pages: 168
Language: English

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