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Scribble Art Dreams

Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia of Art & Craft Activities for Children 3 to 6
Content:

The Arts: Visual Arts

Area:

Fine Motor

Age:

Kindergarten

Interaction:

Individual Child

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Materials:

Matthew’s Dream by Leo Lionni
Permanent black marker
Paper
Colored markers



Instructions:

1. Read Matthew’s Dream by Leo Lionni to the children.
2. Invite the children to make pictures like the drawings in the book.
3. Ask each child to make a simple “scribble drawing” on a piece of paper using a permanent black
marker.
4. Using colored markers, ask the child to color each section of the drawing in a different color.
5. Notice how the drawings resemble the artwork in Matthew’s Dream by Leo Lionni.
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