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Andy Warhol was one of the most famous American artists of the latter half of the 20th century. Born Andrew Warhola in 1928 in Pennsylvania, he originally worked as a commercial artist, designing commercials and window displays for stores. He soon became famous as an artist in the Pop Art movement which uses images from popular culture like advertising, comic books and other everyday objects. The following provides information on Andy Warhol's art experiences that can be created by children. 

Creative arts offer children - through dance, crafts, music, art or drama – some of the most enjoyable ways to express their ideas and imagination. Along along with providing opportunities for freewheeling thinking, creative pursuits bring many developmental and learning benefits as well.

Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh has been widely acclaimed as one of the greatest figures in the history of art. His works exude intense emotional power with their vivid colours and bold brushstrokes. Described as Post-impressionist, Van Gogh’s paintings paved the way for the modernist movement in art around the world. The following provides information on Vincent Van Gogh's art experiences that can be created by children. 

This interesting clay dough egg making art is perfect for making easter eggs that will stay with you forever. You can make anything out of this clay dough. Of course, you need to put in some extra effort to make this clay dough. And this can be done only when you have at least a couple of days’ time with you as the dough needs to dry for a day after giving them the shape. If you find the process of making the clay dough to be tedious, you can give white polymer clay a try.

Easter is in the air! So why not make some bunnies with our little bunnies? Here is a wonderful way of making bunnies out of socks and the best part is it is a no-sew bunny!

Leaf Man

This is a very simple and easy nature activity for children.  Get children out on a leaf hunt to collect a variety of different leaves. Using leaves children will be making a cute little leaf man using their creativity. At the same time, it has a lot of learning involved too. Children will also learn about the trees, different types of leaves and more!

Mandala is an ancient art that originated in India and now is being used more in Tibet. They have of course gained popularity over a period of time and now they are being incorporated in various ways. So why not we also give it a try with our tiny tots. It’s a very complicated art form that involves a lot of intricacies but here we will be making it simple with objects collected in nature. 

This colour changing slime is simply a wow experiment. Children will be preparing the slime right from scratch. And we will be adding a secret ingredient into the slime to make it heat sensitive colour changing slime. The ingredient used for this purpose is called thermochromic pigment. Thermochromic materials change colours when there is a change in temperature. Children will also easily learn a lot about hot, cold and temperature changes through this.

Crumpled Paper Art

Category Art and Craft

This is a great activity that can be made simply with paper. It’s an excellent activity to teach the tripod grasp to the kids. The tripod grasp involves the action fingers alone i.e. the thumb, the pointer and the middle fingers.

This amazing activity will turn the learning environment into space with several colourful rockets flying here and there. This is an activity thus exercising the fine motor skills of the child. Kids here will be making and blowing their own straw rockets. 

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