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July 27, 2017

Henri Rousseau for Kids- Books and Printable Resources

What kid isn’t fascinated by the jungle?  And is there a subject matter that translates to inspiring kid’s own artwork more easily?  Henri Rousseau is a natural when it comes to getting kids talking about art!  Teaching about Henri Rousseau for kids is easy with these free printable resources and books!

July 12, 2017

Complete Collection of Elements of Art Resources

Whether you’re teaching your own kiddos at home as a homeschool mom (me) or you’re an art teacher trying to get the message across to a crowd (also me) the elements of art are a good place to start.  They’re basics, building blocks for fun stuff to come.

July 7, 2017

Top Ten Art Supplies to Inspire Your Creative Child

I have opinions on art classes and little people.  They definitely have a place in a child’s art experiences but they are not the be all end all.  Kids can have an amazing art education right in their own home.  With just a few basics from this art supplies list and their art education becomes a part of everyday life; not something on Tuesdays from 2-4.

May 22, 2017

Art Books to Help you Teach Art Even if You’re Not an Artist

Teaching art should be fun.  It should be easy because there is no right answer.  Sometimes I think that’s the part that trips us grown ups up.  No right answer.  How do we know when we’re done, if we did it right, if it’s good?  Check out this list of art books to help you teach art to you kiddo and maybe make some art yourself; even if you don’t consider yourself an artist!

April 30, 2017

Best Series of Books about Artists

Those of you that frequent Kitchen table Classroom often know that teaching through books is kinda my thing.  Finding quality books about artists written directly to and for kids is the perfect introduction to an art history education.

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