Art & Music

We are always interested in the connection between fine arts and brain development. We like anything that has to do with visual arts or music and young children.

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“Seabird” by Robert W. Jepperson

Title: Seabird Artist: Robert W. Jepperson Location: Bellingham, WA Completion/Installation Year: 1977 Medium: Painted wood.  (Laminated redwood painted a creamy white.) Continue Reading →

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Edible Paint

I recently came across a recipe for edible paint for infants and toddlers.  I don’t know why I became obsessed; Continue Reading →

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Art “Out of the Box” Handouts

Here are the handouts we use for our Art ‘Out of the Box’ training module. This list is incomplete, but Continue Reading →

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Color Wheels

I thought this collection of color wheels were quite inspirational. I found them all over the place online several years Continue Reading →

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Arts in schools quote

“The arts are an important part of a well-rounded education for all students. All of the arts – dance, music, Continue Reading →

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Observational drawing increases your grey matter

I couldn’t help but think of The Thousand Languages of Children when I read this study. Many times in my Continue Reading →

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The Art/Resilience Connection in Adults

Wow!  If I’m reading this correctly, this 2014 study from Germany found that producing art increases you psychological resilience as Continue Reading →

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The Magical Garden of Claude Monet

by Laurence Anholt This is a wonderfully illustrated book that mixes true life and art in the story of a Continue Reading →

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I Was Inspired

   As a teacher, I feel I should throw things out there and hope that the children will either use Continue Reading →

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