Thought you knew Van Gogh’s Starry Night? Enough to tell the real painting from a forgery? It’s not as easy as it sounds. Taking twenty iconic masterpieces, illustrator Julia Durr creates “forgeries” for your child to detect. Go on, try it. We’ll be here when you come back–with all 23 differences.
There’s a reason everyone remembers Marzollo’s classic I Spy series, and it’s not just that they kept your kid quiet. Activity books are sneaky training grounds for improving attention and concentration. As your child hunts for differences, their brains light up and forging connections.
So, while your child searches for an extra window in Bruegel’s The Tower of Babel or a stray dog in Kirchner’s Brandenburg Gate, they will be reinforcing skills that are essential for mathematics, language, and other key areas. Children thrive on educational games. And this highly engaging book is a stepping stone for any reluctant reader.
Kutschbach has created over a dozen activity books inspired by artists like Monet, Salvador Dali, and Frida Kahlo. As a professional art historian and a mother, she is passionate about using books as a vehicle for introducing children to the art world.
Your child will encounter Seurat’s pointillism, the hyperrealism of the Renaissance, Monet and the Impressionists, and the explosive abstract art of the twentieth century. Because the world of art can be intimidating for newcomers, what better way to introduce your child than with a game?