Amazing art with Dr Margaret Brooks (2-12 years)

Dr Margaret Brooks is a visual artist and an arts education researcher. Margaret is passionate about what drawing can do for young children and immersion in the arts.

Margaret L. Brooks

In these videos, Margaret explains how drawing can help children express emotions safely, explain what is happening or what they are worried about, imagine new solutions and develop their imagination.

We asked Margaret 5 questions

How can children express their emotions through visual arts?


How are the visual arts important to help children to communicate their understandings and wishes?





What are some easy ways to incorporate visual arts into children's lives?



How can adults help children to incorporate visual arts into pretend play?

How can the visual arts extend children's thinking and imagination?



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