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Monday, January 28, 2013

Challenge Your Kids To Think Outside The Box

To use their imaginations, in another words. My kids are pretty creative, except when it comes to the Arts. Whether it be writing, drawing, or painting they are more of concrete thinkers. I am sure that is somehow my fault, lol! We haven't had time for an Art class in a while, but I was determined to get one in today. A while back I had been researching Art projects for kids. One of them was to have your child draw a whole picture and everything had to be a specific shape. So, I picked rectangles. DJ thought about it for what seemed like forever, and then all of a sudden a light bulb went off in his head. He made a creeper mask like on Minecraft. If you play Minecraft then you will recognize this thing. He even made straps so he could wear it. Caitlin complained the whole time that her trees looked like boots, and was she really supposed to paint the sun in the shape of a rectangle. LOL, we all got through it, and you can see the results below. What do you think?


Melissa said...

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peter kenneth said...

lovely lovely ....... hatts off to you......

Small Town Mommy said...

I love DJs Minecraft mask. What a great idea.

Melissa said...

Thank you Peter and Anne. I hope to do this every Monday. Maybe if I remember I can post the challenge on Sunday for any who want to join in. That would be fun!

Melissa said...

Peter, I have visited your page and I love the app for Android. I have downloaded it and can't wait to use it.

Anonymous said...

That is so sweet of you !!! :) thank you :)

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