Paper Hearts: Experiment with Positive and Negative Space in Art
Make this Valentine's Day an educational one with this fun, hands-on exploratory art project. Your child will experiment with important art and design concepts like postive and negative space, shape, symmetry, and the figure-ground relationship as well as the concept of fractions in math as he creates this simple, yet striking piece of art.
This activity will not only help your child understand major design concepts, but will also encourage him to think creatively and use his problem solving skills. For budding artists and graphic designers, this activity is sure to be a holiday hit!
What You Need:
- 1 sheet of white or pink construction paper
- 1 sheet of red construction paper
- Marker, crayon, or pencil
- Glue or glue stick