Category Archives: Observational Drawing

The Journey of a Child and a Rose

When children are invited to step into a relationship with an object, they begin to see, think and wonder.  Their senses are captivated and their minds and hearts are engaged. During this work of representational drawing, the children develop skills … Continue reading

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I wonder if the ocean is washing the flowers away……A.M.-5 years old

As educators working with documentation we use protocol, we talk about what we see, what we think and what we wonder.  While we have been working with the children on observational drawing, we’ve noticed that it seems that children naturally … Continue reading

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Drawn to Nature……..

L.M. finds a dandelion outside during outdoor playtime and is interested in bringing it into the classroom to share with her friends. What a wonderful opportunity to explore with Observational drawing.  Children are invited into a small group where they … Continue reading

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