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November 5, 2018

Best Art Supplies for Kids -Making Art Frugal

Is teaching art at home intimidating?  What if I told you that simply offering a selection of art supplies (and books, always books) to you kids and letting them explore was enough?  Check out this list of the ten best art supplies for kids and thirty free project ideas to easily utilize those materials in your home!  

October 7, 2018

Color Mixing Chart- Six Printable Pages for Learning About Colors

I love introducing kids to the world of color.  The names of colors are just the beginning.  I’m talking how to mix colors to make new colors, the relationships between colors, and even the idea that color can induce an emotional response.  These color mixing charts are an easy way to introduce lots of color concepts in an easy, hands on way.

August 26, 2018

Famous Artists for Kids- Printable Artist Biography Book

This free printable “fill it in” style biography book is the perfect introduction to studying famous artists for kids.  The book prints in economical black and white with spaces to add your own color and is appropriate for any artist your child is studying!  This book is an easy intro to art history for kids!

August 7, 2018

What is Symmetry in Art- A Classic Project and a Free Printable

“What is symmetry?” is a question you might hear in biology class, art class, or math class.  It’s a concept worth learning about that occurs in so many arenas.  Symmetry, in layman’s terms, is the quality of being made up of exactly similar parts facing each other or arranged around an axis. 

July 21, 2018

Color in Art-12 Creative Learning Activities

Teaching color in art is a basic elementary feat, right?  Learning colors is done in pre-school, kindergarten, and of course, art class.  What if we took it a step further and didn’t just teach the colors but also the color families, and how to make secondary and primary colors, and how the colors relate to one another?

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