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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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ART AT HOME

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

Digital Planner for Art Teachers

I must confess. This project has been brewing for about 6 years…just after I created my first art teacher curriculum planner. That little beauty helped thousands of teachers craft a... Learn More


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Primerry or The Sparklers’ Club | Which membership is right for you?

The summer break we all look forward to — a time for rest, relaxation, and preparation for the year ahead — feels different this year, doesn’t it? After all, most... Learn More


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Celebrating Black Artists Through Literature & Art

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


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


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

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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

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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

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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

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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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