I’ve created a new page to share important things to consider when choosing art supplies for your children. Safety is first! Choose products that are safe and non-toxic. Whether it’s paint, pastels or play-doh you’re shopping for, be sure to check your labels. See my page for labels to look for. Share drawing and painting with your kids as a family. Be safe and have fun creating! Art Supplies for Kids – New Page! was last modified: November 19th, 2013 by Art Mom
I’ve gathered a few resources of current art contests that might be fun for your children to enter their drawings or paintings. Give your kids an opportunity to show off those drawing and painting skills with their fabulous art work! Frogs Are Green Contest Information from their website: Last year we received over 260 entries from kids around the world, and the year before over 500! As always, we are so impressed by kids’ creativity and imagination and the variety of ways they express themselves: in crayon, watercolor, colored pencil, clay, 3D sculptures, dioramas, murals, mosaics, and mixed media. We
Drawing and Painting are the most basic means of creative expression for any human being and nurturing that desire in our children is imperative. I truly feel that as a Mom, I am my daughter’s first teacher, not only in Art, but in everything. It is my obligation and privilege to show her new things, bring new experiences to her world and share with her endless possibilities that lie ahead for her in this life. As an Artist, it was natural for me to want to draw and paint with her from the time she was old enough to finger
So to celebrate Father’s Day instead of buying the usual cards and gifts, I asked my 5 year-old daughter if she wanted to create paintings for her Dad and her Grandfathers. She was more than delighted. I needed to stock up on paint, so a quick trip to Michael’s and we were set. You have to love their online 50% off coupons. You can’t beat that. I found this great set at one heck of a great deal (about $25.00 with the coupon). We needed a new table top easel and some fresh acrylic paints so it was perfect.