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Sometimes I feel like my kids are given too many templates at school and shown examples that are too prescriptive...anyone thoughts on how to foster creativity at school (when you're not there)?
by: Marianne on 11.16.2012
I think what you can do is encourage your child not to copy the teacher's example or his/her classmates and get them excited about creating a truly special piece of art. also, explain to them that art is beautiful because it is unique...how old are your kids?
posted by: Debbie on 11.16.2012
hmm good point, i hadnt really thought about this before but now that you bring it up...when i went to a parent/teacher conference a few weeks ago, i was surprised to see how the artwork on the walls looked so similar....they had painted autumn trees and the colors and technique used were the same.
posted by: Karen on 11.16.2012