In a nonthreatening environment, we all love to draw. That's because the hidden child comes out to play. But traditional instruction in drawing was for older children, usually those who drew well, and was focused on traditional European styles and models. It didn't leave much room for fun.
Today, those of us who help children draw know that they can learn to draw realistically in a creative environment without sacrificing their natural creativity. With older children particularly, the experience can keep them from hitting the wall of frustration when they can't draw to their expectations and quit. The key is that nonthreatening environment— and permission to play.
Drawing can be fun—just look at these, with the theme: Springtime and Easter.
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