This box features Yayoi Kusama and her fabulous spotty paintings and sculptures, five awesome creative idea cards, an illustrated story of the life and work of Yayoi Kusama and curated art materials.
Each Art Club box is based on educational theories that promotes children’s confidence and curiosity. Beautifully designed with clear ideas and quality materials. Children benefit from exploring process art ideas that are not only fun but educational.
What’s Inside the art box?
•A5 Cards are printed on 350 gsm environmentally and responsibly sourced card that can be kept and reused
•Four beautifully designed cards with clear ideas for open-ended art that promote curiosity
•Tips for parents on how to support their child to explore, talking tips and extension ideas
•All the curated high quality resources you need to inspire your children to explore and create.
•Ideas on using nature or re-using packaging and household items
•Your box is delivered in a cardboard box and the contents are wrapped in paper
What’s inside the Yayoi Kusama box?
•Sticky back plastic
•Wooden hanging disc
•Cradboard wreath circle
•Five activity cards + the story of Yayoi Kusama
Why buy an art box?
Boxes are created by qualified primary teachers and beautifully designed by a graphic designer
All the activities are carefully chosen based on educational theories to promote children’s confidence and curiosity. sparking children’s imagination and creativity children learn about artists, maths, literacy, art techniques, science and much more. There are lots of ideas but no rules. Our art club box will empower your children to create and be unique.
Each activity is open-ended and focused on the process and not a finished product (although they can sometimes be nice too). Each card includes tips for parents and lots of inspiration. There are lots of ideas and no rules.
6 reasons why an an art club box is great for your children
Being curious fuels your imagination and is central to learning new things. If you are curious you are motivated to learn. Process art activities encourage children to explore and tinker which promotes curiosity. Activities are designed to appeal to children with different learning styles and schemas, so everyone will want to explore. Curated art materials spark imagination and encourage a frenzy of exploration.
2. Growth Mindset
Children with a growth mindset as opposed to a fixed mindset are more likely to persevere and try new things. The activities encourage children to celebrate mistakes and persevere. The stories of inspirational role models share the story of their journey and efforts, the mistakes made and learning that led to them where they are now. This helps children to understand that intelligence isn’t fixed.
Process art activities help children to relax and be in the moment ( mindful) When children are deeply engaged in activities it supports to focus on the playing and exploring, so their breathing naturally relaxes.
When children are given open-ended resources it supports their confidence. They become more involved in the exploring process as they set their own goals, solve problems and celebrate mistakes. The prompts in our activity cards support adult to gently guide children.
Our activity cards, come with questions to extend children’s talk Ideas for thoughtful questions to encourage children to talk about their process and how they solve problems.
6. Learning through play
Activities encourage children to play with resources that naturally teach children about all areas of the curriculum. Open-ended play promotes problem-solving skills. Children will learn mathematical language and solve number problems. Learn about the natural world, properties of materials and changes that happen. Art techniques, exploring colour and mixing media. Learn the stories of inspirational artists and much more.
The box is an A4 mailing box. If you order more than one box the boxes will be sent in a mailing bag
Make and wonder art club is made for 3 – 10 year old children. but older children and grown up may enjoy creating too. Unfortunately due to small parts it is not suitable for children under 3 years of age
This box comes in two sizes:
Single box: 5 creative idea cards, illustrated story, enough curated craft material for 1 child
Sibling box : 5 creative idea cards, illustrated story, enough curated craft material for 2 children