Do you find yourself saying an automatic "that's pretty" or asking "what is that?" when your child shows you her artwork? Here are some ideas for talking to kids about their art constructively. It is difficult to find the right words sometimes!
pinwheels project with introduction to 5 abstract artists/art forms and 5 techniques great start of year project- watercolor washes, opaque watercolor technique (staying inside lines), pointillism, op art, pollock. A fun lesson for my line unit!