Young children and major, modernist painters have more in common than you might imagine. Shapes, color and a fresh way of seeing ordinary objects is a start.
Peter Reynolds has written a darling children's book that is a must for every budding artist's library. The heroine in this story decides to paint dots. In fact, she paints a whole art show full of them.
Wassily Kandinsky made lots of dots too.
Wassily Kandinsky was a Russian painter, and art theorist. He is credited with painting the first modern abstract works.
For circles at home, make watercolor paint with Clementine natural paint + water. Use Clementine creamy crayons and crayon rocks to make more circles.