The All About Me book is filled up with fun drawing activities for kids that is targeted on emotions, self image, drawing facial features, clothing design and crazy hair play.
Made to suit children of all ages, this number of templates can be used for lesson planning at the start or end regarding the school year.
The exactly about Me templates children that are invite participate in various art and craft techniques; keeping the method fun and exciting!
Suggested Art and Craft Materials:
These printable exactly about Me pages could be finished with as little as a single pencil or with every item of the Arty Crafty Kids craft box; causeing the activity pack an ideal resource for the classroom as well as home!
A few >Pencil / Colouring Pencils
Felt Tipped Pens
Chalk / Chalk Pastels
White & Black Card Stock
Coloured and Patterned Paper
Buttons, Sequins & Loose Parts
Exactly About Me Book:
The All About Me printable pages could be downloaded through 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 using paint), don’t forget to look at the printer settings for a suggested card stock weight – most printers such as the card to weigh below 160gsm.
Simple tips to make use of the exactly about Me Book with different age brackets:
The All About Me Book can be adapted for the utilization 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 young children (Preschoolers and Pre-K), who will enjoy the tactile experience of using loose parts and play dough to produce hair that is‘crazy 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 application of the All About Me activity pages with drawing self that is simple with a mirror and exploring the craft materials to produce patterns and styles.
First Grade, Second Grade and Beyond:
Children in First Grade, Second Grade and beyond will start to pay closer attention to symmetry and layer the materials to produce depth and texture.
Mixed Media Self Portraits
Feelings > that is drawing children understand their own emotions.
Are they feeling happy?
How come they sometimes feel sad?
How else do they feel? e.g. when there clearly was a special occasion approaching, or maybe when they stub their toe!
Make use of these prompts that are drawing better understand how their-own facial expressions show their feelings on the outside, and what may trigger these feelings and emotions.
Start by having a speak to your Arty Crafty Kids about feelings (Happy, Sad, Mad etc) and pull a few funny faces within the mirror.
Ask them to exhibit you how they look when they’re happy, sad, thinking and so on.
This might be a very fun and way that is engaging children to begin with recognising their own facial expressions and how they portray emotion.
The next step is to have a go at drawing emotions by filling in each character with a expression that is different.
Children also have the possibility to write the emotion underneath.
Laminate the template for repeated use.
Utilizing the theme of ’emotion’, give the children a scenario i.e. losing a favourite toy and finding it again, and have them be effective through the emotions they could feel in this particular situation. The kids can then use the template to relay these series of emotions in picture form.
Self Portrait Drawing for K >Self-portraits are wonderful for creativity and that can be made up of many mediums that are different 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 might be a great activity to observe how a child sees themselves. Also to develop motor that is fine from their vision and mental view of themselves to translating that on to the page.
Using different mediums and art techniques helps to show that faces and features are offered in all shapes, sizes and beautiful colours!
The experience will produce some lighter moments results and it is worth year that is revisiting year, or even at the start and end of a school year – kids will love to see their progress on the time and how their perception and magnificence has evolved.
Complete the Clothes Drawing >When it comes to clothing, kids will usually have their own ideas.
This ‘complete the clothes’ prompt has been made to encourage children to engage their inner designer; exploring colours and patterns to portray their style and what they like to wear.
Complete the Face Drawing Activity for K >This drawing prompt invites children to add features to your girl and boy templates.
It’s a great solution to practice creating faces, working on expressions, symmetry and perfecting people drawing.
Exactly About Me Crazy Hair Play:
Loose parts and play dough are perfectly matched to the Crazy Hair template, and it is best for young children who need to practice their pincer grips and skills that are cutting.
The template could be laminated and coloured for repeated use.
Just how to create paper hair that is curly ‘About Me Crazy Hair Play’:
Colour when you look at the template and carefully cut it out.
Glue the template to a sheet of black card stock – this is perfect for creating contrast!
Cut some paper within the even strips.
Gently roll a piece of paper around a pencil.
Slip the paper from the pencil, holding one end tightly.
Once removed, paper needs to have a bounce that is nice curl.
Attach the paper curls around the relative head, creating ‘Crazy Hair’.
OR fill the ‘complete the clothes’ templates with paper to produce a collage or painted with watercolours against a resist material.
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