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Children’s Development in Drawings Part 4: Talking to Children About Their Drawings

It is always a bit awkward when your little one has spent so much time on a drawing and then presents it proudly to you … but you have no idea what it is, when (of course) it must be … Continue reading

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Children’s Development in Drawings Part 3 – Working with Imitation

It is a fascinating past time watching a child’s consciousness emerge through their drawings, particularly if you know what you are looking for! Certain images and themes tend to arise in children’s drawings at particular ages – and this happens … Continue reading

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Children’s Development in Drawings Part 2: 3.5 – 4.5 years

In my previous post on this subject I looked at the early drawing forms all children use: scribbles and circular lines. This type of drawing is most prevalent between the ages of 2 and 3.5 years of age, and for … Continue reading

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Children’s Development in Drawings Part 1: 2 – 3.5 years

Kaelan just finished his Kindy years and as a parting gift his teachers prepared a book in which they had kept a selection of his drawings. It is absolutely fascinating to look through this collection of drawings and see his … Continue reading

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