Children’s brush purchase skills by age group

Children's brush purchase skills by age group

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Painting has many benefits for children to develop their left and right brains, improve aesthetic imagination, etc., but learning to choose the right children’s painting materials is the skill that every parent should master. What kind of brushes? What’s the difference? What kind of brush do children of what age use? Only by mastering these can children’s painting and growth paths be smoother.

The type of children’s brush

1 Crayons, oil sticks: good grip, good effect, coarse lines, good coloring, but easy to break, preferably placed in the open box, the box should be larger and lighter, and easy to pick up and put.

2 colored water pen: this pen is brightly colored and easy to draw lines and color.

3 pencils: children’s pencils are best made of soft pencil cores.

4 brushes: for watercolor painting and ink painting, you should teach children how to use them.

Selection of brushes for children of different ages

The materials of children’s brushes can be divided into three categories: hard pens, intermediate pens and soft pens.

Infants and young children

The preferred painting tools for young children are crayons and oil sticks. Because these two children’s brushes are good for babies, that is, easy to hold and draw. The lines of the brush are thick, easy to paint, and the painting effect is better; but it is relatively easy to break, it is recommended that the mother prepare a pencil box, which is specially used to hold the baby’s brush. Or choose a brush with a pencil box. The easy-to-use brush brand recommends that the primary elephant rotate crayon. This crayon has a plastic shell on the outside and will not stain the baby’s hand.
The 2-3-year-old baby likes graffiti, and also likes to see the work he creates. Let the child boldly try to create. Whether you use your hands or feet, the imagination and creativity of the child burst out are the most important. This stage can prepare them with finger painting pigments. Water-soluble flame sticks are also a good choice. Due to the water-soluble characteristics, a brush can be used in many ways: crayon painting, watercolor painting, water powder painting, fingerprint painting, etc.

Children aged 1-5

This age group of children are suitable for hard pens. This kind of pen refers to oil sticks, crayons, pencils, color pencils, color ink pens, which are easy to use. You can draw objects without much effort, and drawing things can be thick or thin.
Stick-shaped painting tools such as oil sticks, crayons and chalk can be colored in large pieces and easy to master, so they are more suitable for older children and children.
Use tips: parents should not choose a brush that is too sharp to avoid hurting the child.

Children aged 6-10

Children of this age are suitable for soft pens, such as brushes and brushes. The brushes are particularly expressive, but they are more demanding for skills and skills, so older children use them better.

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