Give the Gift of Art

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Do you do your holiday shopping online or offline? I love shopping in little boutiques and arts and crafts fairs, but life with little ones means that I'm generally happiest shopping in my PJ's, away from the crowds, while dropping items in the virtual shopping carts of some of my favorite online shops. My Art.com Gift Guide Have you ever given or received the gift of art? … [Read more...]

Snowflake Collage Activity for Kids

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Are you looking for a meaningful process-oriented art project to do with the kids this winter? I have an answer for you with this snowflake collage activity for kids. Have you made snowflakes with your child? Once you get started, making snowflakes can be completely addicting. Last year, when my older daughter was three, we made PILES of snowflakes and this year she … [Read more...]

3 Tools that Build a Child’s Confidence

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Young children are full of their own ideas, confidence, and enthusiasm for the new. As much as we hope they'll retain this strong sense of self, as they get older it's possible that their confidence can diminish with the influence of peers or self-doubt that comes from not being able to bounce back from failure. I hope that my kids can retain a strong sense of self as … [Read more...]

This Creative Week

This Creative Week: Not-to-be-missed creative inspiration, Nov 17, 2012

Hey friends! How was your week? A few updates from me for the week: I'm guest pinning for The Organized Parent all month long. Check out my pins and the useful organizing products they offer over here. We're giving away THREE Kiwi Crates, and the deadline to enter is Sunday, November 18 at 11:59 EST. Don't delay! In case you're looking for some quick weekend … [Read more...]

Tape Art

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We are a tape-loving house. You? Tape art with colorful tape, clear tape, paper tape: young children will enjoy using tape in this process-based design activity that encourages fine motor skills, compositional choices, creative thinking, and more. Have you seen this colorful paper tape at Target? It's from the Kid Made Modern line and you can find it in the art supply … [Read more...]