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Camping with kids, 5 things to do!

Camping is an awesome experience to give to all kids. Here are 5 things we did over the weekend with our kids while camping to keep them busy:

1. Collect fire wood

(Check your local fire ban rules/restrictions.) Throw on some shoes to protect from scratches and watch out for snakes (if you're...

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Involving kids in large/group artworks
Artworks by Kirsty Shadiac

Involving kids or groups of people in artworks can bring communities together and give children a sense of being part of something 'bigger' than themselves. It's one of my favourite things to do: get participants to create their own drawings or paintings and then bring...

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5 Things you will find in both Art and Maths

You might be surprised to find that art and maths actually have a lot in common. For instance, angles and patterns are found in both art and maths. Measurements are necessary in both art and maths too, but maybe they are a little bit obvious. The following list of five things you’ll find in...

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Tasting Australia 2018

In 2018, for the second year in a row, Tasting Australia asked Artventure to teach kids about food through art. We had over 100 kids come and join in the free activity (including the wonderful Liz Ellis and her daughter) where we created artworks inspired by our...

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How to Incorporate Collaboration into Your Classroom

Collaborative learning is being used in classrooms around the world in various subjects. While competitive learning, in which the student reflects more on his or her own work than that of others, can be used in art, collaborative learning gives students the opportunity to learn new skills...

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Artventure hits 10,000 little artists

Artventure grows into the next phase

Over 10,000 little artists now on board with Artventure

I believe that engaging in art positively impacts all areas of a child’s learning and boosts their confidence, motivation and pride in themselves. Many gifts come with developing creative abilities,...

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Essential Guidelines for Teaching Creativity

Creativity is on-par with any traditional skill. It can be used in learning, it can be taught, and it can be assessed. It can certainly be honed in on, even in a setting with numerous students who naturally possess varying levels of creativity. Some students present high levels of creativity that...

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