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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.

Day of the Dead Catrina Marker Drawings & Celebration Altar

Ready to create beautiful artwork for Day of the Dead? Grab your markers, sheets of white paper, a few crayons (and your kids) and let’s celebrate the Day of the... Learn More

9 Ways to Create Ben-Day Dots | Celebrating Artist Roy Lichtenstein

Are you looking for some colorful inspiration for your art room? The bold colors and comic book imagery of famous artist Roy Lichtenstein are sure to grab your students’ attention.... Learn More

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Celebrating Pablo Picasso in Your Art Room

Few artists are as innately interesting to children as Pablo Picasso. With the use of bright colors and geometric renderings of humans and objects in his art, Picasso instills a... Learn More

Creating a Papel Picado Collage with Painted Paper | Day of the Dead Celebration

What do alters, sugar skulls, marigolds and sweet treats have in common? If you guessed that they’re important parts of celebrating Day of the Dead, you’re right! Día de Muertos... Learn More

How to Draw an Easy Guided Pumpkin

You’d think drawing a pumpkin is easy. Not so. After watching my students scribble oddly shaped circles onto paper, only to have them not like it, crumple it up and... Learn More



Children’s Books for the Fall Season

One of the best ways to transition children into art-making is through a book. And if that book connects with the season, all the better. During the days when children... Learn More

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Contemporary Artists Your Students Will Love

From September 15th to October 15th, we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month. It’s a great opportunity for art teachers and students to dive into the cultures and traditions of Spain,... Learn More

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Virtual Teaching Tips

Are you still teaching from home? Has your school entered a hybrid system? Has your situation changed a time or two? Whatever your circumstances may be, you’ve likely battled the... Learn More

Modifying Art Lessons to Meet the Needs of Special Learners: Part III

Concluding our special 3-part series on teaching art to children with special needs, Team Sparkle’s Rachelle Smith shares her expertise to help you navigate the nuances of teaching art to... 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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