Art Drop-In for the Very Young with Claudia Orjuela

Lynden’s Claudia Orjuela shares simple activities for ages 2-4, and slightly more ambitious projects for ages 4-6. If you are interested in a more participatory experience for your 4-and-ups, contact Claudia about joining Lynden’s Google Classroom

Activities

Simple Ways of Exploring Trees

Lynden has more than a thousand trees on its grounds. Claudia launches our art drop-in for the very young by asking you to look at the trees near where you live.

Edible Tree Sculptures (ages 2 and up)
What can we make with our snack-time fruits? Click here to view or download the project.

Exploring Silhouettes (ages 2 and up)
Trace your body or your shadow with pine cones or seeds. Click here to view or download the project.

Trees Are Our Family (parents and ages 4 and up)
Investigate trees through sensory observation and drawing. Click here to view or download the project.

Indoor Magical Forest (parents and ages 4 and up)
Create your own indoor magical forest and use it as a setting for stories and adventures. Click here to view or download the project.

Sensory Explorations

Tactile Book (parents and children aged 2 and up)
Explore the sense of touch by making a tactile book that you can read with your hands. Click here to view or download the project.