Daily Creative Photography for kids week four
We’re in week four of our series of Creative Photography for Kids ideas.
This week we have a couple of interesting photo projects and some science experiment photography.
The hope in that each of these ideas will add a little creativity into your child’s day.
You should be able to fit then in between home schooling and working from home.
During the week we’ll be using some skills already learnt and utilising some of the images already taken.
Each week block has 5 different ideas for you to try. You could do all the ideas over a single day or a weekend if you wish. What is important is that it is easy to fit into your daily life.
All of the projects can be done whilst on lockdown and fit into government guidelines.
What age children is this appropriate for?
All of these Creative Photography for kids ideas have been developed and tested with my 5 (and a half) year old daughter during lockdown. If they can understand the basic concepts and have the ability to press the shutter button on your phone’s camera they are old enough. There’s no upper age limit as this program is certainly appropriate for adults.
What equipment do I need to use?
For many of the tasks all you need is a smartphone. Some of the task might require certain apps but we will always try and find cheap or free versions.
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Barbie Fashion Shoot
Barbie is the perfect model for any aspiring fashion photographer. She has a fantastic wardrobe, great props and an unparalleled professional commitment.
If you child doesn’t own any Barbie dolls then don’t worry as pretty much any figure works. Barbie works best as she is the goddess of style and fashion.
The setup for this shoot is simple and easy to do at home with very little equipment.
Find out more about our Barbie Fashion Shoot.
The Gods Must Be Crazy (Coke Bottle Photography).
This project is like a photography work out. It is designed to flex creative muscles.
We use a glass coke bottle because as an object it has interesting qualities to it.
The key to this project is to explore how many ways a single object can be photographed.
See out examples at The Gods Must Be Crazy (Coke Bottle Photography).
Baking Soda Volcano
Baking Soda, Sodium bicarbonate or as we might commonly know it, bicarbonate of soda is something most people have at home.
This project also needs a little vinegar and some food colouring
This easy to create volcano is fun to create and to photograph.
See the details at Science experiments for kids
Create an ink rainbow
We’re seeing rainbows everywhere at the moment. Exploring different and creative ways to make rainbows is good photography project.
Our second science experiment for kids project this week only needs tissue paper and felt pens.
Milk and food colouring with soap
Another classic science experiment for kids that I’m sure you’ve seen before.
The best thing about this photography project is that you’ll never get the same pictures twice. You will need to be quick as the food colouring moves quickly when you add the soap.