CHAPTER 3:

WORKSHOPS // Places and Spaces

The youngest children know the places that mean the most to them and where the most time is spent. Knowing something so well is the perfect catalyst for art making because it’s accessible and also inspiring. From such an early age, we construct tiny cities, imagine fantastical homes for people and animals, and name the spaces where we find joy, safety, and comfort.

The children we work with know different kinds of places. The workshops that follow are more focused on the urban environment, but they can easily be transformed into another place or space. Each of the workshops focuses on a different material or collage technique. If you have a large working space, pair the workshops for an investigation ...

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