The elements of art are kinda’ a big in deal in my art teacher-y opinion. They are the basics, the bread and butter of making and talking about art. Use these elements of art posters and huge bundle of other resources to get started ASAP!
Do you have child that you anticipate will grow up to be an artist? Will they make their living through fine art or commercial art? Maybe a handful of you will answer yes to that question. But for those of you that shook your head no I encourage you to ask the question how can art encourage your child even if they don’t appear to be a gifted artist. What is art and how can taking part in the arts benefit every child?
Does your child draw a blank when you place an empty piece of paper in front of them? Banish the fear of the blank page with these free printable sketchbook prompts perfect for celebrating the spring season just around the corner!
What is growth mindset? Growth mindset has kind of become the mantra of our little homeschool and my grown up decision of starting a blog. Growth mindset celebrates the process, the effort of learning new things, rather than the outcome. Do we want a positive outcome? Yes, ma’am. But sometimes trying weird, new things, requires taking a risk, maybe even failing.
When kids begin drawing they naturally draw flat shapes that get put together to make objects, think coloring book style pencil outlines. This lesson introduce one point perspective to take drawings from flat to fat!
Here in the Midwest about February is when it begins to seem like winter will never, ever end. Let these cute little printable Valentine cards add some color to the middle of that gloomy month!
A new year comes with both a lot of excitement about what’s to come and reminiscing about the year past. Use these free printable NEw Year’s coloring pages and journal to get some of those memories down on paper. These pages make a fun New Year’s activity for kiddos and something to tuck away and remember next year!
Growth mindset for kids is kind of a buzzword in the parenting and education world right now. Four kids and fourteen years of parenting later I don’t get as excited about those parenting buzzwords as I used to. But this one, this one really hits home. Whether you’re a kid, an adult, a professional, a parent the growth mindset is one of the most encouraging perspective changes out there! Use these printable growth mindset activities to jump in!
Nothing can replace going to an art museum and seeing great works of art in person. In real life, that’s not always an option. Enter these museums that offer the best art websites for kids. They offer interactive, online fun designed to expose and engage your kiddo with the art in their collection. Safe technology your kid can learn from and be creative at the same time. That’s a win.