Best YouTube Channels for Listening to and Learning Classical Music in a Fun Way
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Best YouTube Channels for Listening to and Learning Classical Music in a Fun Way

Are you worried that your child might not enjoy classical music? Classical music is rich and varied, and even the newest listener can find music from the broad classical genre they will enjoy. For children, starting with short listening pieces from various composers and eras is a great way to expose them to the classical music. Get my list here. YouTube also offers endless possibilities for learning about instruments, composers and watching and listening to great or creative performances of classical music. Here are the best YouTube channels for learning and listening to classical music in a fun way: Classical…

Finding Contentment in Motherhood
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Finding Contentment in Motherhood

Contentment is often associated with those who are single, but mothers should also seek the end goal of contentment and joy in Christ in their journey through motherhood. When I was a child, I thought that motherhood was going to be like being Mary Poppins – that I would spend delight-filled hours playing with my children and going on outings. I was blissfully unaware of the reality that Mary Poppins was actually a nanny, not a wife or mother, who had no responsibilities to cook or clean or maintain a relationship with a husband as well as the children. In…

Roy Lichtenstein Biography for Kids
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Roy Lichtenstein Biography for Kids

Hi there! My name is Roy Lichtenstein. I am an artist who helped start the genre of Pop Art. I was born in New York City in 1923. Growing up, I was interested in drawing and science and the way mechanical things worked. I lived near the American Museum of Natural History, so I spent hours exploring the exhibits of dinosaurs, plants, animals, bugs, mummies, stars and planets. I read science magazines and listened to radio programs – if you can believe it, there was no such thing as television when I was a boy – and my favorite radio…

Andrew Wyeth Biography for Kids
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Andrew Wyeth Biography for Kids

Hello there.  My name is Andrew Wyeth. I was born in 1917 in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, the youngest of five children. I was raised in a family dedicated to art. My father was a famous painter and illustrator of children’s books. Perhaps you’ve read one of the books N.C. Wyeth, my father, illustrated, like The Pilgrims, Treasure Island, or Kidnapped. My brothers and sisters became artists, engineers, and musicians, and a generation later my son, Jamie, has become an important artist. I guess you could say that art runs in the family! Because of my delicate health as a child,…

Norman Rockwell Biography for Kids
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Norman Rockwell Biography for Kids

Hi, folks! My name is Norman Rockwell. I was born in New York City in 1894. I grew up in a neighborhood where all the boys played sports—all the time! My older brother Jarvis was the best athlete in the neighborhood. Then there was I. I was skinny and couldn’t play sports to save my life. Thankfully, I had my own special talent. I could draw and paint really well. In fact, when I was sixteen I left high school to attend art school at the Chase Art School and eventually at the Students Art League. One of my favorite…

Georgia O’Keeffe Biography for Kids
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Georgia O’Keeffe Biography for Kids

Hello, children, I am Georgia O’Keeffe.  I am an American modern realist painter of the Precisionist movement who is best known for my large close-up paintings of flowers… …and my paintings of the New Mexico landscape. I was born in 1887 in Wisconsin. From an early age, I noticed colors, patterns and light. My father taught me to notice how changes in seasons changed the way the land and sky looked. Though I attended school in a one-room schoolhouse, I also took art lessons in town. I learned to copy other artists’ works, which is a good way to start, but…

Pablo Picasso Biography for Kids
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Pablo Picasso Biography for Kids

Hola, my name is Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito Ruiz y Picasso, but you can call me Picasso. I am the most important artist of the 20th century. I was born in Malaga, Spain in 1881. When I was a child, my mother said to me, “If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk, you’ll end up as the pope.” Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso. My father, who was also a painter and art teacher,…

Grandma Moses Biography for Kids
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Grandma Moses Biography for Kids

Good morning, children. I am Anna Mary Robertson Moses, but that is kind of a mouthful, don’t you think? So you can call me Grandma Moses. That’s what everybody calls me now, as I am almost 100 years old! I was born in 1860 in New York and I had so many adventures with my nine brothers and sisters on our farm there. That was so long ago when we could run all over the forests and hills, spent time together washing clothes,… …picking apples,… …and making apple butter,… went sledding and ice skating in the winter. My father would…

Vincent van Gogh Biography for Kids
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Vincent van Gogh Biography for Kids

Hello, my name is Vincent van Gogh. I am a Post-Impressionist painter, and I’d like to tell you my story. This is the Vincent van Gogh biography for kids. I was born in Groot Zundert, Netherlands in 1853. My father was a pastor of a Dutch Reformed Church, so I learned the Bible growing up, but even from my youth, I was often depressed and suffered from a mood disorder. I did not study art formally while growing up, and by age 16, I went to work in an art dealership in The Hague, a city in the south of…

Berthe Morisot Biography for Kids
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Berthe Morisot Biography for Kids

Bonjour! I am Berthe Morisot, and I am a woman painter! This is the Berthe Morisot biography for kids! I was born in and always lived in France. When I was 16, my mother paid for me to take art lessons… …but I was barred from the famous art school because I am a female, not a male. They only wanted male students. But I often went to the Louvre – you know, the famous museum in Paris – to copy the Old Masters. Perhaps you’ve heard of some of the Old Masters? You know, like Giotto, …Ghiberti, …Fra Angelico,…

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