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Developing Character(s)

Developing Character(s)

“Kids at this age are perfectly ready to create stories. Characters spill from their brains. These characters might be the product of an active imagination, or a response to something they read in books or saw on TV, or they may possibly be a way of processing their own personal development.”

— CAW Teaching Artist Ayla Rexroth on student-created cartoon characters in the Cartoon and Anatomy program at Hamilton Grange Middle School.

Small Stories about Big Changes

Small Stories about Big Changes

“Kids at this age want to tell their own stories. The cartooning class gives them the skills and the opportunity to do that.”

CAW Teaching Artist Tom Palmer