Category: Art Kids

Manhattan Beach: Water Is Life Art Contest For Kids Grades 3-12

MANHATTAN BEACH, CA — Students in grades 3-12 can participate in West Basin Municipal Water District’s 2021 Water is Life student art contest that launched today.

The annual art contest, intended to foster student creativity and innovation, asks student artists to be creative and inspire their communities to support water

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‘Water Is Life’ Student Art Contest Opens For Palos Verdes Kids

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA — West Basin Municipal Water District announced its 2021 “Water Is Life” art contest is now open for Palos Verdes student submissions.

The annual art contest from West Basin recognizes student creativity and innovation throughout its service area. Student artists help inspire their communities to support water conservation as a way of life by creating thought-provoking water-smart pieces of art. Submissions are due via regular mail or email by March 19.

“We encourage 3rd-12th grade students in our local schools to participate in this year’s West Basin art contest,” West Basin Board President Gloria D. Gray

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Workshop allows kids to see themselves in their art | Western Advocate


KIDS are embracing the opportunity to learn about self portraiture. Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) is offering Saturday art workshops for kids aged eight to 12 years, with the activities based around the current exhibition, Adrienne Doig: It’s all about me! BRAG educator Lucy Smith, a recent university graduate, led her first workshop on Saturday. She helped the children to create their own self portrait collages using scrap paper and other materials. They also got to see the Doig exhibition. “At the beginning we spent about 15 minutes walking around. I was explaining the works to them and they

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6 ways to help kids express their feelings about the coronavirus pandemic through art

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected children’s worlds in many ways. Due to closures and restrictions, they have experienced the loss of social engagement and the support of friends, school communities or extended family. Children have likely had conversations about the virus and what they can do to stay safer, and they may be exposed to news stories about COVID-19.

Children are impacted by the pervasive mood of their family around them. Change is inevitable throughout life, and children experience change differently depending on a number of developmental, biological and relational variables.

Childhood is often fraught with varying levels of

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