Would you and your little one like to explore Picasso's portraiture in a hands-on way that brings you closer and lets you reinterpret the idea of what a face "should" look like in art? Try these activities:
Grab a mirror with your little one and sit together to paint your own self-portraits! The goal is to make it as mixed up a face as possible. Next, leave the mirror aside and draw portraits of one another. Do NOT show each other until you have a finished product to make each other laugh!
Visit Picasso head where you can drag and drop ears, eyes, lips eyebrows and hair in any manner you please! Next, have fun enlarging or rotating each feature to make your own unique Picasso head.
I'm starting a new feature on this blog called "More for Mommy" where each time I provide a resource or idea for your preschooler to pursue their passion for the arts and nature, I will also provide something more for you as a parent or caregiver (you don't have to actually be a mommy to get something out of this). Here is the first more for mommy! Take a peek at this lovely and insightful article/gallery on Picasso's portraits called "Pablo's people: the truth about Picasso's portraits."
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