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The All About Me book is filled with fun drawing activities for kids that is targeted on emotions, self image, drawing facial features, clothing design and hair play that is crazy.

Year Designed to suit children of all ages, this collection of templates can be used for lesson planning at the beginning or end of the school.

The exactly about Me templates invite children to engage in various art and craft techniques; keeping the method fun and exciting!

Suggested Art and Craft Materials:

These printable All About Me pages could be completed with as low as a single pencil or with every item of one’s Arty Crafty Kids craft box; causeing the activity pack the most perfect resource for the classroom and at home!

A >Pencil that is few Colouring Pencils
Felt Tipped Pens
Watercolour Paint
Ready-Mix Paint
Chalk / Chalk Pastels
White & Black Card Stock
Coloured and Patterned Paper
Googley Eyes
Buttons, Sequins & Loose Parts
Play Dough

All About Me Book:

The All About Me printable pages can be downloaded from the Arty Crafty Kids Members Area and assembled to create a total ‘All About Me Book’ or used as individual pages.

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If you are printing these pages onto white card stock (recommended if children are employing paint), remember to check the printer settings for a suggested card stock weight – most printers such as the card to weigh below 160gsm.

How exactly to utilize the All About Me Book with different age groups:

The exactly about Me Book may be adapted for the use of children of all of the ages, from Preschoolers and Pre-K, to Kindergarten and Early Years Foundation Years, to First Grade and beyond.

Preschoolers and Pre-K:

Our ready-made templates are ideal for very small children (Preschoolers and Pre-K), who will take pleasure in the tactile connection with using loose parts and play dough to generate ‘crazy hair’ and fill in the ‘Complete the face area’ and ‘Complete the Clothes’ pages.

Fine Motor Activity with Loose Parts

Kindergarten and Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS):

By the time children are attending Kindergarten (Early Years Foundation Stage) they have been very likely to extend the usage the exactly about Me activity pages with drawing simple self portraits with a mirror and exploring the craft materials to create patterns and designs.

First Grade, Second Grade and Beyond:

Children in First Grade, Second Grade and beyond will quickly pay closer attention to symmetry and layer the materials to create depth and texture.

Mixed Media Self Portraits

Feelings Drawing >Help children understand their own emotions.

Are they feeling happy?

Why do they sometimes feel sad?

How else do they feel? e.g. when there clearly was a special occasion approaching, or possibly if they stub their toe!

Use these prompts that are drawing better know how their-own facial expressions show their feelings on the outside, and what may trigger these feelings and emotions.

Start with having a chat with your Arty Crafty Kids about feelings (Happy, Sad, Mad etc) and pull a couple of funny faces when you look at the mirror.

Ask them to show you the way they look when they’re happy, sad, thinking an such like.

This really is a really fun and way that is engaging children to start recognising their particular facial expressions and just how they portray emotion.

The next phase is to possess a chance at drawing emotions by filling in each character with a different expression.

Children also provide the possibility to publish the emotion underneath.

Laminate the template for repeated use.

Story Telling

With the theme of ’emotion’, supply the children a scenario i.e. losing a favourite toy and finding it again, and inquire them to work through the emotions they could feel in this particular situation. The children can then use the template to relay these variety of emotions in picture form.

Self Portrait Drawing for K >Self-portraits are wonderful for creativity and that can ultius be made up of many different mediums, from pencils to paint, break up elements from a magazine (creating a Picasso effect), to yarn and loose parts.

Children can look in the mirror and draw themselves or a friend/sibling opposite.

Some will draw gigantic mouths and teeny eyes that are tiny. Big teeth that are sharp big lips and noses.

This really is a great activity to see how a child sees themselves. And to develop motor that is fine from their vision and mental view of themselves to translating that about the page.

Using different mediums and art techniques really helps to show that faces and features can be found in all shapes, sizes and beautiful colours!

The activity will produce some lighter moments results and is worth revisiting year after year, or even in the beginning and end of a school year – kids will love to see their progress throughout the some time how their perception and magnificence has evolved.

Complete the Clothes Drawing >When it comes to clothing, kids will always have their ideas that are own.

This ‘complete the clothes’ prompt has been built to encourage children to engage their inner designer; exploring colours and patterns to portray their style and what they love to wear.

Complete the Face Drawing Activity for K >This drawing prompt invites children to add features into the girl and boy templates.

It’s a way that is great practice creating faces, taking care of expressions, symmetry and perfecting people drawing.

All About Me Crazy Hair Play:

Loose parts and play dough are perfectly matched to your Crazy Hair template, and it is beneficial to small children who need to practice their pincer grips and skills that are cutting.

The template can be laminated and coloured for repeated use.

Simple tips to create paper frizzy hair for ‘About Me Crazy Hair Play’:

Colour when you look at the template and cut it out carefully.

Glue the template to a sheet of black card stock – this really is perfect for creating contrast!

Cut some paper within the strips that are even.

Gently roll a bit of paper around a pencil.

Slip the paper off the pencil, holding one end tightly.

Once removed, paper must have a bounce that is nice curl.

Attach the paper curls around the head, creating ‘Crazy Hair’.

OR fill the ‘complete the clothes’ templates with paper to produce a collage or painted with watercolours against a material that is resist.

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