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    Year of Exploration: January

     

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    The Art Institute of Chicago

     

    Ohio State Writer in You Curriculum

     Try your hand at poetry:

    • Acrostic
    • Rhyming
    • Freeform
    • Lyrics

    Write a story with the “Use your vocabulary” activity

    Create children’ story book with illustrations.

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    Discover Curriculum:

    Art Around the World.pdf

    The @rt Room:  Visit here for Art ideas and a gallery of various projects by kids your age. Created by the University of Florida.

     

    Tutorials from the experts:

    MoMA

    Disney & Pixar Tutorials

     

    Visit a Museum Online:

    British Museum, London

    National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

    Musée d’Orsay, Paris

    National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

    Pergamon Museum, Berlin

    Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

    MASP, São Paulo

    Louvre

    National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

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    Discover Curriculum: 

    Photography_Curriculum.pdf

     

     

    Learning Links:

    National 4-H Photography Resources

    Blog with excellent learning resources

     

     Young Photographer Activities:

    https://clickitupanotch.com/photography-for-kids/

    Make a Camera Obscura

    Create a Photobook

    Go on a PhotoSearch

    • ABC’s
    • Colors
    • Letters
    • Shapes
    • Object
    • Patterns
    • Close-ups
    • Portraits

    Explore the work of Andy Goldworthy

    100 Steps Activity

    Snap some pics and create a photo collage

    Play with light – try your hand at “light painting”

    Try your hand at “street photography

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    Discover Curriculum:

    U-Sing Curriculum

    TheatreArtsCurriculum.pdf

     

     

    Write lyrics to an original song or remake lyrics to an existing tune

    Write a 1-act play

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    Discover Curriculum:

    CraftBeadingCurriculum.pdf

    Duct Tape Club

    PaperCraftsCurriculum.pdf

    Cake Decorating Curriculum

     

    Resource Links:
    JoAnn Fabrics "Creative Bug"

    JoAnn Fabrics YouTube Channel

    Craft Resource Links:

    Crafts & Fine Arts P.L.U.S. Sheet:  This Project Learner User Sheet (PLUS) gives you ideas for how to plan and do your project. 

    Enchanted Learning:  This site has great ideas, especially for younger members and Cloverbuds.

    Family Crafts:  A variety of crafts for all age and skill levels.

    Family Fun: Get great instructions for a variety of fun crafts.  Use their search engine to find just what you want.

    Kids Domain Crafts:  Click here for all sorts of fun craft ideas!

    Origami:  If you're an origami fan, this site's for you!  From basics to advanced, this site has it all.

    Hold a “Great Bakers Contest” decorating contest, add a challenge element with adding:

    • a theme
    • Limit colors used
    • Provide a “secret" topping or candy that must be used

     

    Try decorating mini-cupcakes




     "There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs." Ansel Adams 

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                                 Get Published              

    Utah County 4-H is excited to announce the publication of its first ever Expressive Arts online magazine.

    Digital submissions will be accepted through February 15th. Submission link coming soon!

    Genre submsission may include:

    • Short Creative Writing
    • Poetry
    • Ceramics
    • Photography            
    • Artwork, all types
    • Digital Design