For kids who love comic books and superheroes, but aren't naturally inclined to drawing projects, a giant comic strip art project will encourage them to start drawing
When a child decides they "hate art" there are a number of things you can try, So far, we've made tape art and handprint art, but this "make your own giant comic strip on the floor" is the best art project for art-reluctant kids.
Although we have worked on small books before, when he was obsessed with Star Wars, working on a giant comic combines gross motor movement with fine motor work, like it did with our giant dot to dot activity.
If your child doesn't enjoy handwriting, it doesn't need to be a deal breaker. For us, the main objective was to facilitate artistic creativity, not practice handwriting.
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Cut a long piece of paper and lay it down on the floor. If you don't have a giant roll of paper, you need to get one right away! We use ours all the time!
Draw the comic book boxes. You can do this part if your child is reluctant. I drew the boxes and my son decided on the title of the comic strip.
Create and draw the story. This process will be different for every child. Let them figure out the process of how they want to tell the story with illustrations.
For us, my son narrated the story, but I helped him figure out what scenes needed to go in which boxes by discussing the size of each box, how many were left after each point of action, and so forth. Conversely, your child may want or need no help at all.
Because I was doing the actually writing, he dictated the dialogue and captions. As you can see, he is a brilliant storyteller.
My older son decided there was no way he was going to be left out of this action and he set about creating his own giant comic strip, with no help from me whatsoever.