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IntroductionOver the past few weeks, it has become increasingly unavoidable to see how our country is impacted by inequality and injustice, specifically within the Black community. Building a society that upholds humanity...
This lesson focuses on the art of the Gulf of Papua from the Island of New Guinea. Located along the southern coast of New Guinea, communities are built along the Fly River and its surrounding deltas and mangrove forest....
Note to ParentsThis activity is best suited for children who have hand and material control and want to draw objects with visual accuracy. Before the age of nine, we recommend children draw their ideas and stories without...
In this lesson plan, children get to experience the transformative power of art. By creating a hat that explores ways of making and combining found materials, young artists will transform their appearance and explore how...
When looking at or making art with children at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, using questions is a core teaching approach. In response to our inquiries, children increase their ability to think critically about...
At the de Young museum many of the objects on view tell us about California history, which is the focus of our fourth-grade visit. When at the museum, students closely observe Native American baskets, landscapes, portraits,...
The de Youngsters Studio art-making activity is posted every Friday at 1 pm on our de Young YouTube and Instagram IGTV channels. Follow us, and let's create together.Frida Kahlo created and re-created herself through her...
“Do you like it?” Kids often share their artworks as they work. Support their curiosity about the artistic process with the following techniques:Ask, “What do you think? Is it just the way you want it?” If yes, get out your...
La artista Frida Kahlo se creaba y re-creaba a sí misma mediante su estilo de apariencia personal y sus autorretratos. Ella también llevaba diarios llenos de color, en los que captaba sus ideas y pensamientos con brillante...
The artist Frida Kahlo created and re-created herself through her personal style choices and self-portraits. She also kept colorful journals of her thoughts and ideas that were filled with vivid symbolism. Her ability to...

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