Visual Discrimination, Classifying
You can introduce your child to fine art and develop her appreciation for it by helping her collect postcards of well known pieces by famous artists.
Most museum gift shops stock a variety of postcards depicting their most well known works. You can buy a few cards at each museum you visit and continue adding to your child’s collection over the years.
Looking through the cards and talking about the subject of the painting, the artist, and the style, can help her develop an understanding about how art takes many forms, and how styles of art change over time. Does the painting tell a story?
Age 2 and up. Learn something new together!
Filed under: Uncategorized on September 12th, 2007