5 Painting Tips for the Young Artist

5 Tips for Painting with Kids You’ve all seen the amazing art projects on art teacher blogs and Pinterest. Inspiration... View Article

Colorful Art Banners for your Art Room

I’ll admit it. My art room is looking pretty darn ugly. The walls are bare, stacks of paper are shoved against... View Article

Favorite Posts of 2014

2014 has been a great year. That’s not to say that everything went swimmingly, but I crossed stuff off my bucket list and... View Article

What to do with Early Finishers

It’s funny how questions come in waves. I just received this question from a reader and within a week, I... View Article

Painting Tips for Kinders and PreK

I have three Kinder classes this year with one of the classes being considered a Transitional Kinder combo. What does... View Article




Does your Paper Curl?

Curling paper is an annoyance in the art room, but can you prevent it? I don’t think you can eliminate... View Article

My Adventures with Paper Mache

If there were a prize for the best art genre for kids, I’m pretty sure Paper Mache would get the... View Article


To Spray or Not To Spray…chalk pastels

SPRAYING CHALK PASTELS Chalk pastels are one of my favorite products to use in the art room. They allow a... View Article

How to Get Children to Draw Big

How do you encourage children to produce images large enough to paint or color? It’s a great question, isn’t it? One... View Article