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The Best Kids Picture Books to Inspire Art

Have you read these books with your kids?

http://artfulparent.com/2012/01/guest-post-picture-books-to-inspire-childrens-art.html
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So true!

Plus more great Mother's Day quotes...

http://artfulparent.com/2015/05/best-mothers-day-quotes.html
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Please welcome my blog sponsors for the month of July!

http://www.artfulparent.com/2013/07/welcome-july-sponsors.html

These businesses can be good resources for artful families such as yours and mine. I hope you will take a moment to visit their sites and see what they have to offer.
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Last day to enter the giveaway for the cool wood monkey maze by Pure Play Kids!

http://www.artfulparent.com/2013/06/monkey-maze-giveaway-by-pure-play-kids.html
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Monkey Maze Giveaway by Pure Play Kids!

Check out today's post to learn about Pure Play Kids and enter to win their awesome wood monkey maze.

http://www.artfulparent.com/2013/06/monkey-maze-giveaway-by-pure-play-kids.html

#giveaway   #kidstoys  
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What a great site full if wonderful items! Thanks for sharing.
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Starting again... (& why I took a break)

http://www.artfulparent.com/2013/05/starting-again.html
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I just spent a few minutes browsing all of the wonderful posts on your page!  Such amazing projects!  I think that I might make wire sculptures with my kids tomorrow.  Glad to hear that you had a much needed break - we all need that sometimes.
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It's a good weekend for cherry pie! (Actually, it's always a good weekend for cherry pie.)

http://artfulparent.com/2012/03/best-cherry-pie-recipe-ever.html
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My Very Own Adventure Personalized Book (GIVEAWAY!)

http://www.artfulparent.com/2013/07/my-very-own-world-adventure-personalized-book-giveaway.html 

Check out the post for my review and a giveaway of this unique book by I See Me! Personalized Children's Books.
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Looks good but US only. :'(

Back to threading wool through some cardboard.
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Welcome June sponsors!

I hope you will take a moment to explore these artful family resources...

http://www.artfulparent.com/2013/06/welcome-june-sponsors.html
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Stained Glasses

(otherwise titled, fun and games in our house...)

http://www.artfulparent.com/2013/05/stained-glasses.html

What accessories do your kids have fun making?
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Homemade No-Cook Playdough Recipe

Time for a fresh batch of playdough in our house! I think we'll make a couple new colors of the no-cook recipe this afternoon:

http://www.artfulparent.com/2012/02/no-cook-versus-cooked-homemade-playdough-recipe.html

Have you tried DIY no-cook playdough? It's quick and easy. We especially like it because even young kids can do most of the mixing and making.

#kidscrafts   #artsandcrafts   #20moms  
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WELCOME!

This is my blog page; please feel free to connect with me on my personal G+ profile, Jean Van't Hul as well!

On The Artful Parent I share ideas, information, and inspiration to encourage you to enjoy and share art with the kids in your life (whether in your home or your classroom). I post regularly on the subjects of children's art, seasonal crafts, and family fun. You can expect:

  • EASY and FUN kid-friendly arts and crafts
  • Unique Ideas as well as Tried-and-True Favorites
  • A Useful Resource with Hundreds of Arts Activities to keep your family happily creating and learning day after day

Let's instill creativity, joy, and a love of learning in our children!