Kids love to draw. When they're young, they take to it without fear or self-consciousness. Usually we adults are the ones who protest that we have no talent, so we're sometimes just as afraid to teach drawing and painting as we are to teach unfamiliar technologies. Yet, we teach writing without thinking ourselves the next Hemingway, don't we?
Description: A selection from the Incredible Art Department by Judy Lervolino an elementary school teacher in Susanville, CA. This site is part of ArtsWire, a program of the New York Foundation for the Arts Notes.
DESCRIPTION: This winter we made quilts and delivered them to the sick children at the Inova Fairfax Hospital. We used the computer to look up the website for Project Linus, http://projectlinus.org. It's an organization that collects quilts and blankets for the children.