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Creating a Primary Visual Arts Curriculum for Home or Classroom

The full curriculum in The Arts can cover Media Arts, Drama, Dance and Music, as well as Visual Arts. The focus here is to consider how Visual Arts can be taught across other curriculum areas as well as a standalone subject. Whether you are a classroom teacher or home educator, trying to fit in...

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Art Supplies on a Shoestring

Art draws on tools and materials. The tools might be our hands and the materials, sand. The artwork might be a hobby, a lesson or a career. Providing our children at home, or our students at school, with diverse opportunities to develop their artistic skills can be expensive, but does not need to...

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Want to travel and ‘worldschool’ your kids?

By Grace Koelma, Editor of Mulberry Magazine

The biggest mistake many parents make when choosing to take their family on the road and ‘worldschool’, is thinking that their kids’ education will occur in a similar way to school, or even like more structured styles of home...

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4 DOs and DON'Ts when your kids are doing art

I was doing an Artist in Residence program this month as part of the SALA (South Australian Living Artists) Festival which happens each year. We set up on King William Road and it was a beautiful sunny day in Adelaide. The kids came for the art classes and yet again I found 'that one...

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