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You know art is super important for kids, but you don’t know how to start.
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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


5 Sparkly Ways to Teach Art with Notebooks + Pencils

I’m about to say something that may raise an eyebrow– or two. Pencils and notepaper can be the great beginnings of an enriching art program. It’s true. You may not... Learn More


Create a Paper Menorah Project

A menorah is used to celebrate Hanukah in the Jewish Community. There are 9 candles with the center one used to light 8 candles for each day of Hanukah. This... Learn More

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Why the Time is Perfect for Learning

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


Careers in Art: Becoming a Graphic Designer

Giving children the chance to see different career opportunities in art is probably the most exciting thing an aspiring young artist can learn about. It gives creative children hope that... Learn More


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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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