Teaching Ideas

Encouraging Dialogue

For Students K-12

  • What are the boys in this work doing? How can you tell?

  • Does this scene remind anyone of time with their friends? What is it like to spend time with friends? What do you like to do with your friends?

  • What types of adventures might the boys in the painting be about to embark on?

  • What season do you think it is? What makes you think that?

Making Connections


For Students K-12

  • Tell a short story about the boys in the painting and give all the children a chance to help decide what will happen next.