Wonderful post! I love the way this artist is encouraging the creativity and natural development in young children.
Ploytip Asawarachan, owner of Scrambled Art studioin Bangkok, Thailand, devotes her creative energies to helping young children (as young as two years old) fine-tune their motor skills and explore their imaginations. She and her staff mix batches of their own play dough (called Scrambled Dough), adjusting the recipes to the age of the children.
I asked Ploy to tell me more about her work at the studio. Here’s what she said.
MT: What are the things kids would like to create when they set their hands on Scrambled Dough?
PA: This definitely depends on their age, but we currently use Scrambled Dough with kids between 2 and 3.5 years old, which, in my opinion, is more interesting. Kids in this age still cannot identify or sometimes distinguish shapes and colours—so I do not expect them to make shapes with Scrambled Dough. What I expect (and what they like to…
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