Laura Lynch: Inspire Artistic Creativity With Household Objects | A Minute Smarter

Laura Lynch shares a fun hands-on art activity that the whole family could enjoy. 

 

 

Hello, I'm Laura Lynch, Director of Education at the Nassau County Museum of Art.  I'd like to share a fun hands-on art activity that the whole family could enjoy.  

Have family members create a family portrait using their favorite objects from around the house. For example, toys, stuffed animals, food items, a vase anything of interest.

Discuss with your child the significance of the choice.  Did the object remind him or her of someone?  Is the color special?   

After a discussion about the significance of their chosen things, the adult and child can assemble and draw the objects in a still life using available art materials you have at home.  This is a great way to talk about the importance of family and learning how to use your imagination.  

So get inspired and keep the arts alive in your child's life.


For more information visit: www.NassauMuseum.org or www.ArtsAliveLI.com

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