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Easel Painting for Kids

Easel Painting for Kids

Easel painting for kids is one of those processes that never gets old.  It’s simple, easy, and almost completely independent.  Easels are a staple in our art studio and kids of all ages use them daily to express themselves. *This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for your support! I posted the pic above on instagram(…)

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Cardboard Birthday Cake

Cardboard Birthday Cake

I am so excited to share one of our absolute favorite go to activities for birthday parties in the art studio.  And of course you can do this at home too.  Cardboard birthday cakes are amazing! This is a simple idea that works for all age groups.  It’s easy and fun and you can use(…)

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Ladies Craft Night – Wood Planters

Ladies Craft Night – Wood Planters

One message that has been loud and clear since opening my art studio for kids in Los Angeles, is that the ladies want to craft too! I have been absolutely stunned by the response in our community by all the women that want to come out to the art studio for ladies craft night.  It’s been unreal.(…)

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DIY Building Blocks

DIY Building Blocks

As a mom with a bit of a shopping addiction, and two girls at home ages 4 and 5, I have seen a lot of toys pass through our doors.  Some have been great, but a whole lot more have been unmemorable.  When I find a toy or game or art supply that is truly awesome,(…)

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Sun Prints for Kids

Sun Prints for Kids

Can we pretend it’s still summer for just a minute?  I was supposed to post this amazing art activity for kids months ago. It was one of our very favorites at the beginning of summer, but life intervened and instead of cranking out blog posts, we opened an art studio for kids.  That was three months(…)

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Ladies Craft Night – Wall Hangings

Ladies Craft Night – Wall Hangings

Would it be weird if I said my favorite part of having an art studio for kids was Ladies Craft Night?  It’s just so much fun! Don’t get me wrong, I love love love, all the art classes for kids and open studio and birthday parties, but man, there is something so super special about(…)

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Great Non Fiction About Girls and Women

Great Non Fiction About Girls and Women

Presenting powerful and successful women to our children has benefits all around. Our girls can identify with the innovation, bravery, and brilliance of women who have gone before, and our young boys can determine that women, like men, are world changers. Win, Win!  If we’re not careful, children can easily get the message that “pretty girls”(…)

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Body Tracing Self Portraits for Kids

Body Tracing Self Portraits for Kids

I have been waiting to share these amazing body tracing self portraits with you but kept putting it off because I forgot to take pics of the actual body tracing part.  Alas, I realized I’ll probably never get a chance to take those photos so I’m just going to go ahead and share what I do(…)

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Sun Catcher Mobile

Sun Catcher Mobile

I’m so excited to introduce you to my friend Katie from A Friendly Affair.  Katie is a clinical psychologist, picture book enthusiast, and all around fun person.  She is passionate about helping parents and teachers connect to their kids through reading, understanding, and play. I have been admiring Katie’s instagram feed and book suggestions for a while.(…)

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Wooden Spoon Puppets

Wooden Spoon Puppets

I can’t take how cute these wooden spoon puppets are.  Each one looks like my new best friend.  These puppets were made by 4 year olds who sat diligently for an hour barely making a sound as each of their puppets came alive. *This post contains affiliate links.  Thank you for your support! You’ll need… wooden(…)

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