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You know art is super important for kids, but you don’t know how to start.
Maybe you are wondering how to get 25 Kinders to paint on the paper instead of their faces.
You want to do the pretty projects but aren’t sure what supplies to use. You got the desire but not the know-how.
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Alma Thomas: Painting a Rainbow

Here’s an activity that’s not only a perfect way to demonstrate brush control and paint mixing but get to know an amazing artist, Alma Thomas. I’ve used this technique many... Learn More


Celebrating Black Artists Through Literature & Art

I have A LOT of books. They are what inspire me to create art lessons that kids will love and feel connected to.I have a bunch in my office and... Learn More


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What I’m Reading, Team Sparkle’s 2021 Directives and What’s Firing up My Creativity…

Well, hello 2021! I know many of you are thrilled to welcome in this fabulous new year. This beautiful year has started on a bright note of welcoming in our... Learn More


A Special Look Inside Creative Juices: Our NEW Online Course for Art Teachers

I’ve taken a lot of time this past year to step back. To reflect on what’s important to me. To tap into what excites me. It’s been years since I... Learn More


Ted Harrison Inspired Landscape & Polar Bear

Take your kiddos on a trip to Canada’s northern territory to explore my favorite artist, Ted Harrison and draw a friendly polar bear. Ted Harrison (1926-2015) hailed from the UK... Learn More

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Martin Luther King Jr. Portrait Art Project

Few figures in American history inspire hope in the human spirit quite like civil rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr. His iconic I Have a Dream speech outlined his hopes... Learn More


Year in Review: The BIGGEST thing that held me back this year (and it’s not Covid)

Despite this year being one of the most disruptive years in my lifetime, there is still a feeling that transcends all the ickiness: the indisputable fact that every year —... Learn More


Your 2021 Art Calendar

So looong 2020!So happy to have you behind us. So let’s ring in the new year with a clean slate! To help you plan and celebrate everything artsy, Team Sparkle... Learn More


Which Curriculum is Right for You?

Let’s not sugar coat it. 2020 has been a peach of a year. Art teacher’s everywhere have been asked to teach art via a computer (how weird has this been?)... Learn More


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MEET PATTY

I taught k-6 art in Santa Barbara, California for 13 years. Teaching children how to draw & paint has been my biggest joy. Now I'm here to help you do the same. I've compiled my best teaching tips, favorite supplies and books in one place.

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