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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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Easy projects for parents that build children's art skills through drawing & painting.

Primerry: the Final Piece in the Sparkly Vision

If you landed here, chances are you’re either an art teacher or someone who loves kid’s art. Likely both! I’m firmly in the both category. Having spent the past 20... Learn More


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Large Scale Tropical Flowers & Leaves

Last summer, I hosted a workshop in Santa Barbara. The event center was rather bland and barren, so my team of fantastic 16-year olds painted large scale flowers and leaves... Learn More

45

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How to Make a Papel Picado

TRADITIONAL MEXICAN PAPEL PICADO Papel Picado is a traditional Mexican craft that features colorful paper sheets with intricate cut-out details. It was made by stacking many sheets of paper and... Learn More

45

Min


How to Create Easy Watercolor Resist Flowers

These bold, colorful flowers are sure to brighten your day! This lesson is a mash up of two projects from my book, Draw, Paint, Sparkle; Van Gogh Flowers and Big,... Learn More

90

Min


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Make Your Own Typography Card for Mother’s Day

There’s no better way to celebrate mothers and grandmothers for Mother’s Day than to create a beautiful, personalized card. This hand made card features sweet floral designs that any mother... Learn More

45

Min


Mexican Folk Art: Symmetrical Floral Designs using Markers

Inspired by the beautiful symmetrical floral designs found in Mexican Folk Art, this lesson uses the simplest of materials, but the end result is anything but simple! The secret ingredient... Learn More

5

90

Min


Painted Paper Dancing Duckling

This sweet little dancing duckling is a perfect spring lesson for your little wee ones! Kindergarteners, pre-kindergarteners and even preschoolers will love to build and create their own frolicking duck... Learn More

K

30

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How to Make a Spring Flower Paper Bouquet

When I think about springtime, I immediately think of beautifully blooming flowers sprinkling color everywhere after winter thaws. These paper flower bouquets are just what you need to brighten up... Learn More

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Jeff Koon’s Inspired Paper Balloon Dog

This fun art project was inspired by artist Jeff Koons’ iconic Balloon Dog series. Students will create their own brightly colored balloon dog from a series of traced ovals and... Learn More

K

80

Min


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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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