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Our Newest Cars, Trains and Trucks Workbook

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Our Newest Cars, Trains and Trucks Workbook

Beep, beep! Time to hit the road with this fun workbook. Little ones will love coloring in these fun workbook pages with their Dab and Dot Markers. Print these free coloring pages for hours of fun for your kids. Road Trip Thinking about hitting the road this summer? This free coloring page is such a fun activity for the day. Let kids color in the page and then let them guess what you're doing that day. Big Box Truck If your kids love trucks, this is a great page for them. They can pretend it's any kind of truck they...

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Make your Little Ones Discover the Wonders of Space!

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Make your Little Ones Discover the Wonders of Space!

Space Rocket Mission Workbook We have a special TREAT for your MINI EXPLORERS! Space Rocket Mission Workbook is now ready to DOWNLOAD!              Please Like our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/DoodleHogCraft/ Follow us on Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/doodlehog/ Or visit us on Amazon to avail our awesome markers: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B010BUOGMQ

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Vassily Kandinsky and Abstract Art

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Vassily Kandinsky and Abstract Art

Composition IV by Kandinsky, 1911 Vassily Kandinsky was one of the first pioneers of abstract art. Abstract art is art that does not attempt to show things realistically, but uses lines, shapes, colors and textures to show emotions and meaning. Kandinsky was from Russia and initially went to law school. He was always fascinated by color and in his thirties, he decided to go to art school. Kandinsky thought showing the inner beauty was most important. He believed that color could express feelings like music does. He even thought that colors and shapes could represent sound. Look at some of...

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Paul Klee Castle Collage

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Paul Klee Castle Collage

    Red Balloon, 1922 by Paul Klee Paul Klee was an important painter in the history of modern art. I have always been drawn to his colorful, abstract pictures. Children can relate to the simple geometric shapes and bold colors. His art has been related to Expressionism, Cubism and Surrealism.   Castle and Sun, 1928 by Paul Klee[/caption] Swiss artist Paul Klee painted the Castle and Sun with simplified shapes, but viewers can easily see the way the shapes form a castle or city-like scene. For this lesson, we are going to paint colorful swatches of color and cut...

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Spirals, Flowers and Patterns: Learning about Hundertwasser

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Spirals, Flowers and Patterns: Learning about Hundertwasser

"A good picture is when the picture is full of magic, when you can feel the happiness in it, when it makes you laugh or cry, or when it makes something happen.  It should be like a flower or a tree.  It should be like Nature.  It should be that we miss it when it isn't there."  Hundertwasser Friedensreich Hundertwasser believed that nature and beauty was the key to happiness.  He was born Fritz Stowasser but created his "artist name" to be Friedensreich (the German words for peace and kingdom) Hundertwasser ("wasser" means water in German). He loved nature and...

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