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Wild Jungle Collage Project

During COVID, Junior Apprentices (ages 8-12) created this wild jungle collage project by working diligently on one large canvas for 6-weeks. Artists gathered inspiration from the

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Fall Art

Fall Leaf Batiks

Fall leaf batiks made by first and second graders. Read below to learn how these beautiful Fall art fabrics were made.

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Home is Where the HeART Is

Art House Book: Here is a fun project that only requires one piece of cardstock paper, and any basic art materials you have laying around the house like markers, stickers, scrap-papers, foam shapes, etc. Art House Book: Here is a fun project that only requires one piece of cardstock paper, and any basic art materials you have laying around the house like markers, stickers, scrap-papers, foam shapes, etc. While everyone is cooped up in our homes, this project could occupy the kids for a bit with very little, if any, assistance. The decoration of the Art House Book is fun because there are no rules! By unfolding the paper, each artist is given a secret area to record thoughts, sayings, quotes and ideas of influence during this strange, unprecedented time. Writing/journaling can be very therapeutic for children (and adults), and offer a means of self-comfort. Follow along with the steps below to make your very own Art House Book and tag #arthouselab to share your books with us. We love to see what you create!

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Artist Studies

Art House Arpilleras

According to Wikipedia, an Arpillera, (which means burlap in Spanish,) is a brightly colored patchwork picture made predominantly by groups of women. Arpilleras originated in Chile as an expression of protest against political and economic injustices during a dictatorship that started in 1973. Children created arpilleras of their own using the idea of their own neighborhoods for additional inspiration.

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Artist Studies

How to Create a Spinning Sculpture with Kids

These 3_D spinning sculptures are a silly, fun project for tweens and teens. The possibilities for character creation are endless. Small cardboard cubes, some paintmakers, and a wild imagination are all that’s needed to make the cubes.

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