Sunday, March 30, 2008

Mind Maps Making with Mandallas

This week I led a Children's Spring Break Art Camp.  Together the kids and I explore the use of Mandalas as not only a way to make pretty pictures, but a way to organize and develop ideas.  Using a divided circle the students brainstormed the staged development of their super hero story.  The kids adopted the technique with surprising ease.  I also demonstrated how such mandala 'mind mapping' can be use to plan one's day or goals-- as opposed to a traditional, linear 'To Do List'.

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