Tuesday, May 03, 2011

A New ART Time

Yaya has been making more and more by herself during our art times.

After talking to my friend Rachel, who is an art teacher, she helped me realize that one useful thing gained by drawing and creating is that Yaya is able to improve her fine motor skills.  So instead of trying to force her hand to draw something, we've just been letting her creativity flow.  Talking to Rachel also reminded me that during this developmental stage, things shouldn't look like they do in reality because she is figuring out her own way of expressing herself.

Alas, this is one of the first things she came up with:

A Christmas Tree in April

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