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New Museum Kids Menu provides families with activities to learn about contemporary art and ideas at home. for future editions of “Kids Menu” at newmuseum.org.

凯8娱乐官方网站Kids Menu is designed for young children working with teachers or caregivers. For lesson plans and resources written for students in grades 6-12 learning in the classroom, or at home, download an for “Jordan Casteel: Within Reach.”

Making Space: Lubaina Himid

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Materials:

  • Tape
  • Assorted household recycled materials: boxes, packing supplies, and cardboard tubes


A View From The Clouds: Peter Saul

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Materials:

  • Pencil (a no. 2 pencil works well; if you have colored pencils, those can be used too)
  • Paper of any size
  • Crayons or markers


Lessons and Stories: Jordan Casteel

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View Finding: Jordan Casteel

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Materials:

  • One index card, or thin sheet of cardboard, or sturdy paper cut to 3×5 or 4×6 inches, a size that won’t bend and can be held up comfortably with one hand
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Paper of larger than the index card (letter sized or larger)
  • Colored pencils or crayons
  • Images from magazines, newspapers, posters, and/or books


Naturally Fantastic Worlds: Daiga Grantina

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Materials:

  • Markers or colored pencils
  • Paper (either 8½” x 11” printer paper and/or colorful construction paper)
  • Scissors
  • Different binding materials: glue, colorful tape, masking tape, clips, pins
  • Optional:
  • Collect different material that you might use in your assemblage, like fabric scraps, cut up boxes, washed take out or food packaging, foil, cellophane
  • Chord/string to hang your work
  • Phone, camera


What’s In The Fridge? Peter Saul

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Materials:

  • Pencil
  • Markers or colored pencils
  • Paper (either 8½” x 11” printer paper or construction paper)
  • Scissors
  • Tape or glue
  • Magnets or masking tape


The Faces of Places: Jordan Casteel

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Materials:

  • Pencil (a no. 2 pencil works well; if you have colored pencils, those can be used too)
  • Paper


At Home With Portraiture: Jordan Casteel

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Materials:

  • Digital camera (a cellphone works!)
  • Crayons
  • Paper
  • Another person to make art with you

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