Media & Techniques

Why You Should Let Your High Schoolers Finger Paint

What do you do when your older students want to finger paint? Let them! Be sure to watch today’s video to see how to elevate finger painting in the art room. Connect to art history and challenge your students with this engaging art form!

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Would you let your students finger paint in your art room? Why or why not?

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Luke Nielsen

Luke Nielsen, a high school art educator, is a former AOEU contributor.

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