STEM Chat: Two Cool Art Books for Kids #STEM #Education
We love using art to introduce kids into STEM. Here are 2 great art books that not only show kids art history and principals of art, they collectively show concepts in technology, engineering, archeology and show how nature can inspire us to create beautiful works of art. The 2 books are: Amazing Artworks by Eva Bensard and Charlotte Molas (out June 28th) and Making a Great Exhibition by Doro Globus and Rose Blake. Click on the video above to take a look!
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