The Polka Dot Box features Yayoi Kusama. Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist who is sometimes called ‘the princess of polka dots'. Although she makes lots of different types of art. Yayoi creates events where she covers canvases, people and entire room in polka dots. She creates sculptures, makes clothes using dry macaroni and even rode a horse covered in polka dots around many parks.
The box contains 4 art projects inspired by Yayoi Kusama. Read Yayoi’s story, make a Yayoi inspired painting, create an infinity room, explore painting on ice and make a dotty sun catcher. This months ace illustration is designed by Rebecca Lea Williams.
What’s inside the art box?
A5 Cards are printed on 300 gsm environmentally and responsibly sourced card that can be kept and reused
Four beautifully designed cards with clear ideas for open-ended art that promote curiosity
Tips for parents on how to support their child to explore, talking tips and extension ideas
All the curated high-quality resources you need to inspire your children to explore and create.
Ideas on using nature or re-using packaging and household items
What materials are inside the box?
- White paper
- Black card
- Wax paper
- PVA glue
- Mirror paper
- Tissue circles
- Watercolour set
- Cotton buds
- Infinity room template
- Sticky dots
- Four activity cards + the story of Yayoi Kusama
Single box: 4 creative idea cards, illustrated story, enough curated craft material for 1 child
Sibling box: 4 creative idea cards, illustrated story, enough curated craft material for 2 children
Make and wonder art club is made for 3 - 10-year-old children, but older children and grown-ups may enjoy creating too. Unfortunately due to small parts and long string, it is not suitable for children under 3 years of age
Shipping is calculated on weight at checkout.
Boxes are mailed in an A4 cardboard mailing box
Orders are shipped within 3-5 working days
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