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Street Art For Kids: What To Do If Banksy Is Your Baby's Hero

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Even the young ones are into street art these days. Inspired by a viewing of Exit Through the Gift Shop, the 10-year-old daughter of children's author Aaron Zenz declared her intention to become a street artist like Banksy when she grew up.

Explaining that art is good, but vandalism is bad, pops and daughter dreamed up an art project that was publicly stealthy, but not destructive, notes The Daily What.

They bought rocks, cleaned them up, brightly painted each with an expressive face and then guerilla placed them all over town near lighthouses, atop barber poles, in a box of apples, on benches, at the library, next to some ducks, etc. Rock on.