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Prevention Tuesday – The Art of Learning Boundaries

In Education, Prevention on April 17, 2012 at 5:00 am

In previous posts, we have discussed how to talk to your younger kids about sexual assault appropriately.  However, if you’re looking for additional creative ideas and more fun times for your kids, this post is for you!  Kids should be talking and learning about their bodies early on, and art projects are a great way to get your kids engaged.  These projects and serve a variety of purposes ranging from simply identifying body parts to discussing boundaries and body rules.

These projects are taken from http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/bodyparts/art.htm

Silhouette Art

What You Need:

  • Paper
  • Bright Light
  • Glue
  • Art Supplies of your choice                                                                                                                        

What You Do:

  • Use a bright light, a projector, or the sun and take a piece of construction paper and trace the silhouette of your children on the paper.
  • Cut out the silhouette and place a piece of black paper under it.
  • Glue it onto a large piece of colored paper.
  • Now let the children decorate the white frame.

“The Shape of Me” Collage

What You Need:

  • Large Paper
  • Magazines
  • Glue

What You Do:

  • Trace and cut out your children from the paper.
  •  Let them go through magazines and cut out things that they like.
  •  They can then paste them on the cut out and you have a collage of the child

Paper Plate Face

What You Need:

  • Crayons/Markers
  • Yarn
  • Paper Plates
  • Various Collage Materials of Your choosing

What You Do:

  • Have your children look in mirror and create their face on a paper plate.

Hand Apple Tree

What You Need:

  • Paint
  • Paper
  • Other Materials you choose

What You Do:

  • First paint the kids hand brown and press it on paper to make a tree trunk.
  • Then Give the kids red, yellow, and green paint as well as any other supplies you choose.
  • Then let the kids create their own apple tree.
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