Ok, so just in case you walk into an arts and crafts supply store and start to get hives, I thought I’d make life a tad bit easier and share my absolute favorite, can’t live without, must have ART SUPPLY LIST. These are my favorite art supplies of for kids. You can order these all online so you don’t even have to leave your cozy little bed. After all, it’s Black Friday Night, and if you’re anything like me you feel compelled to buy at least one thing, even if you don’t need it in the slightest bit. That is one of my specialties actually. Who’s with me? Regardless, we’ll talk about addictions another time. Here’s the list…and if you click this link, I go into way more detail and share some project ideas too.
Using the wrong paper is often the biggest problem parents have when doing art with their children. Here is a great pad of strong, durable and absorbent paper that can be used with watercolors, liquid watercolors, sharpies, pastels, and tempera paints.
4. Washi Tape
There isn’t much I haven’t done with washi tape. There was a loooong period of time where I couldn’t stop using washi. We made diy building blocks, decorated a puppet theater, made wall art. You name it, we’ve washi’d it.
And also, we love this watercolor palette. It’s great!
6. Neon Tempera cakes (I order and reorder these babies. Love.)
8. Wood Beads
9. FuNCHALK Markers (on sale)
**Hot off the press** We just found out our favorite storage caddy is on Amazon. This is the best caddy ever for storing markers, pencils, etc. We really love ours and have had it for over 3 years and going strong. Highly highly recommend.
And if you are looking to put together a great super cool gift box filled with art supplies for kids you love, I wrote this post last year and recently updated it. To me, the Snazaroo Face Painting Set is the best gift ever for little kids, especially if you’re brave enough to let them use in on their own. We are huge fans. See it in action here.
Hope this is helpful! Happy Holidays everyone. xo, Meri