ABOUT THIS TRADITIONAL ART AND CRAFT SAND ART KIT - Picture templates revealing Madhubani artwork are transformed into colourful display pictures by sticking coloured sand with this Art and Craft kit from Toykraft.The pictures are Nandi, the holy cow; the very famous peacock pairs appearing like mirrored images; fish entwined as an inset within a peacock; the blazing Sun God – Surya as an example of tattooed art; a palm tree along with key elements of the Sun and fish etc…
WHAT IS INSIDE THIS KIT? 5 Madhubani art picture templates, an assortment of coloured sand, black felt pen, craft glue, spatula and a book on Indian traditional art which includes Madhubani are provided in this Art and Craft kit.
HOW DO YOU MAKE THE MADHUBANI PICTURES? The picture templates in this Toykraft Madhubani kit carry the art form specially created considering a younger target audience. You have a choice, either of line-work or filling sand in the empty spaces. Coloured sand is stuck using the adhesive in these areas. Just like in painting, shading effects are also possible by control of the amount of sand used. The sand density plays an important role in the final work.
WHAT DO YOU LEARN FROM THIS KIT? Children in India need to be encouraged to understand and delve with traditional art. Most of the traditional art forms are simple and reveal innocence uncomplicated by modernism. This is why they can appeal to children who are not often exposed to a rich and old culture. A little exposure and brief explanation from the book in this Toykraft kit will get them thinking and seeing differently. Importance of Traditional art forms like Madhubani
MADHUBANI ART AND CRAFT FOR CHILDREN - Once the child has completed these sand art pictures it would be a great idea to picture-frame some of them. The framed art will constantly remind the child of its creative ability. This compilation of Madhubani covers most aspects of the art for an interested student. It can also help them in pursuing this hobby craft to a higher plane by combining paint and sand or practicing the art conventionally using a brush.