Frame It!

Young, Risa
April 2005
Scholastic Parent & Child;Apr/May2005, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p85
The article presents information on how parents can encourage their child to discover his eye for photography and the joy of displaying his work. Some of the materials required are, disposable or digital camera, frame, paper and glue. Parents should explain it to the child that someone who uses a camera is called a photographer. They can then decide together whether to take photographs indoors or outdoors. They can decorate a precut picture frame or make their own from poster board or oak tag. The child should be invited to rub glue over the picture frame and decorate it with the paper squares to create a mosaic effect.


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