What to Do with Leftover Paint

It’s that time of year. Decision time. Toss or save? What to do with all that left-over paper, paint, broken crayons... View Article


Art Teacher Hacks for Creating Positive Art Classroom Routines

Ten Positive Art Classroom Routines that will naturally cause your students to feel safe and give them a sense of ownership and responsibility for their art classroom.


Make your own sketchbook for less than 50 cents

I’ve been a bit obsessed lately. I’ve been making my own sketchbooks to record my thoughts as I experiment with... View Article


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How to Manage Absent Students

One of the most common management dilemmas in the art room is how to deal with students who arrive in... View Article


Making Connections with Art History: Paul Cézanne

When children create art and find real way to connect to an artist or a painting, the experience is both... View Article


3 Steps to a Successful Art Show: AME 084

This is a special bonus episode in response to a beautiful outpouring from a Sparkler inside our private Facebook Group.... View Article


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Classroom Teachers Guide for Teaching Art: AME 076

You may wonder how you can teach art to your students if you don’t consider yourself an artist.  Here’s the thing…I... View Article


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Summer Art Workshop 2017 Recap

In many ways, a Deep Space Sparkle Workshop is like a wedding. Months of planning, fussing over menus and tablecloths,... View Article


6 Factors for a Successful Management Plan: AME 053

Classroom management is one of the hardest elements of being an art teacher. If you don’t have a plan, philosophy... View Article


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