Illustrator: Peter Reynolds
A teacher encourages Vashti in her artistic abilities by making her own mark, a dot. The teachers’ positive response prompts Vashti to create a wide range of dot paintings. “At the school art show a few weeks later, Vashti’s many dots made quite a splash.”
Series: The Dot (1); Ish (2); Playing From the Heart (3)
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Peter Reynolds Website: Questions & Answers about The Dot!
Peter Reynolds Website: Activity Ideas
Reading is Fundamental: Support Materials
Walker Books: International Dot Day ClassroomGuide
Candlewick Press: Creatrilogy Classroom Guide
Kids Health in the Classroom: Self Esteem Teacher’s Guide
PsyPost: Stress-related hormone cortisol lowers significantly after just 45 minutes of art creation
Northern Ireland Curriculum: Art and Design Activities
Peter Reynolds Official Website
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