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Installation Art | CMSMatHome

Today, create an art installation at home with this favorite Toddler Wednesday activity (any age is welcome–and encouraged–to join in on the fun!).

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Position two chairs close together to serve as a base.

• Engage children in picking out materials they want to use. Will it be yarn, ribbon, scarves, paper, cardboard, or something else?

• Explore the placement of materials connecting the chairs. Is it over, under, around, up, down, or inside?

• Discuss colors, textures, and shapes as you look at this work of art!

Liz Miller Installation Art at the Childrens Museum of Southern Minnesota
“Preternatural Prairie Mirage,” by artist Liz Miller, inspires imagination, creativity, and conversation!  Have you noticed this colorful work of art at the Museum?

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