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Children’s Sensory Drawing Lesson – Leaf & Nature
By February 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Children’s Sensory Drawing Lesson – Leaf & Nature

  Children’s Sensory Drawing Lesson – Leaf & Nature By Spramani Elaun In this blog I’m going to share my drawing lesson using the child’s sensory system combined with nature observing. I used beautiful leaves picked from local plants,  trees and other goodies. This project is very exciting because I’ve been observing children’s sensory drawing abilities for many years! I’ve written several art education […]

Kids Painting: Acrylic Winter Snowflake Lesson Video
By January 26, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Kids Painting: Acrylic Winter Snowflake Lesson Video

Kids Painting: Acrylic Winter Snowflake Lesson Click here for free access to video painting demo!   By Spramani Elaun Happy Winter Solstice! In this blog I want to share my fun painting lesson I’ve been teaching this winter, with multiple schools kindergarden – six grade. I’ve had great success showing kids my basic acrylic lessons by creating winter snowflakes! The […]

Kids Art | Helps Fine Motor Muscle Development
By December 30, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Kids Art | Helps Fine Motor Muscle Development

Kids Art | Helps Fine Motor Muscle Development By Spramani Elaun In this blog, I’m going to share some great facts and tips on how art making can help young kids build fine motor skills. I’ll also give you some simple art project ideas to start with.   After years of observing my young students […]

Teaching Kids to Draw, Observation | Advice
By December 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Teaching Kids to Draw, Observation | Advice

    Teaching Kids to Draw, Observation | Advice By Spramani Elaun   In this blog post I want to give you some basic advice when helping kids draw. I’ll share just a few tips that are very helpful.   Observation One of the first things I teach my students is the fundamental meaning of Observation. […]

Clay Snowflake Kids Winter Project
By December 18, 2016 1 Comments Read More →

Clay Snowflake Kids Winter Project

  By Spramani Elaun Clay Snowflake Kids Winter Project   In this blog I want to share a fun way kids can learn how wonderful and unique snowflakes are! In my new book Clay Play, I share all the wonderful benefits clay modeling has on the brain. You can learn all about my book Clay […]

Painting Holiday Ornaments, Kids Crafts
By December 3, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Painting Holiday Ornaments, Kids Crafts

Painting Holiday Ornaments, Kids Crafts By Spramani Elaun   In this blog post I want to share my favorite painting project I do with thousands kids during the holiday – ornaments! This is our favorite thing to do during my classes and workshop events during the holidays. We paint wood craft ornaments with our safe kids […]

Process Art Making For Kids
By November 7, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Process Art Making For Kids

Process Art Making For Kids By Spramani Elaun Hey did you know, you really don’t have to teach young kids anything about art? Why not? Because kids need to experience process art making first! Process art is just experiencing art, not worrying about a finished artwork or what it’s going to look like. Kids just […]

Kids Process Art, How to Teach
By October 6, 2016 1 Comments Read More →

Kids Process Art, How to Teach

Kids Process Art, How to Teach   By Spramani Elaun In this blog I want to help you understand what Process Art means when teaching art to young children. It’s confusing for parents and teachers to know what exactly process art means. And how to identify if you’re not offering process art experiences. It comes […]

Kids Geometric Symmetry Fruit Drawing Lesson
By September 11, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Kids Geometric Symmetry Fruit Drawing Lesson

Kids Geometric Symmetry Fruit Drawing Lesson By Spramani Elaun   In this blog I want to give you some simple drawing lessons on geometric shapes and symmetrical balance. I’m also including a suggested materials list. Almost everything we draw starts with identifying a common shape or form. Geometry & Symmetry has fascinated many of us including […]

Basic Teacher Art Supply List For Crafts & Constructing
By August 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Basic Teacher Art Supply List For Crafts & Constructing

Basic Teacher Art Supply List | Crafts & Constructing By Spramani Elaun     In this blog I’m going to share my basic art supply list for making almost any craft with kids. Best for K-6. Many teachers have told me it’s been really helpful to have this list for budgeting or seeing what they already have on hand. This list […]