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Jean Van't Hul
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An easy printmaking activity for kids using only cardboard, rubber bands and paint. (Plus a cool idea for extending the idea and making mixed media rubber band art!)

http://artfulparent.com/2015/05/rubber-band-printing-with-kids.html
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11 SIMPLE KIDS ACTIVITIES FOR MIXED AGE GROUPS

Got a houseful of kids of all different ages? Try one of these simple activities!

http://artfulparent.com/2014/11/simple-kids-activities.html

#kidsactivities   #thanksgiving  
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USING KIDS POTTERY WHEELS

Why we love our kids' pottery wheels (even though they are cheap and plastic-ky)

http://artfulparent.com/2014/11/pottery-wheel-for-kids.html

#kidsart   #kidsactivities   #artmatters   #pottery   #arted
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MAKE AWESOME 3D PUMPKIN FACES WITH PLAYDOUGH & POKE-INS

I highly recommend giving this fun pumpkin decorating activity a try either today or after the Halloween hubbub dies down! So fun!

http://artfulparent.com/2014/10/easy-pumpkin-faces-playdough.html

#halloween   #pumpkin   #kidsactivities   #kidscrafts   #halloweencrafts  
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THE EASIEST EVER GLOW-IN-THE-DARK SKELETON COSTUME

My daughter had SO much fun making her own costume using glow-in-the-dark duct tape! Plus check out the Halloween T-shirts I made...

http://artfulparent.com/2014/10/diy-glow-in-the-dark-skeleton-costume.html

#halloweencostume   #kidscrafts   #halloweencrafts   #scotchducttape   #3MPartner  
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THE ART OF STREWING

Strewing is the art of casually yet strategically leaving “invitations” for learning and creativity out for your kids to discover on their own. 

Here are some great ways to get started!

http://artfulparent.com/2014/10/strewing.html

#kidsactivities   #kidsart   #learning   #creativity  
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I found this very helpful.  Thanks Jean!
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This is very possibly both the easiest and most amazingly beautiful science experiment out there!

http://artfulparent.com/2014/07/awesome-rainbow-milk-science-experiment.html
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101 HANDMADE GIFT IDEAS

So many thoughtful, creative, and FUN gifts that kids and families can make!

http://artfulparent.com/2014/11/handmade-gift-ideas-kids-families.html

#christmasgifts   #handmade   #kidscrafts   #artsandcrafts  
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11 AWESOME SALT DOUGH ORNAMENTS KIDS CAN MAKE

Plus some fun salt dough gift ideas!

http://artfulparent.com/2014/11/11-salt-dough-ornaments-kids-can-make.html

#kidscrafts   #christmas   #christmastree  
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HOW TO DRAW FACIAL FEATURES

This simple approach was game changing for me!

http://artfulparent.com/2014/10/how-to-draw-facial-features.html

#drawing   #craftsy   #sponsored   #kidsart  
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PRAISE FOR THE ARTFUL PARENT BOOK

A big, big thank you to everyone who has left Amazon reviews! Plus I have signed copies for sale AND am offering 3 signed copies as a worldwide giveaway...

http://artfulparent.com/2014/10/artful-parent-book-praise-giveaway-signed-copies.html

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TAKING TIME FOR CREATIVITY WITH ONLINE PAINTING CLASSES

"What better example can we set for our children than to model creativity ourselves?"

http://artfulparent.com/2014/10/online-painting-classes.html

#creativity   #paintingart   #acrylicpainting   #artclasses   #craftsy   #sponsored  
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Artful Parent.com writer, blogger, and kids' art enabler.
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  • The Artful Parent (Kids' Art Blog)
    Writer / Blogger, 2008 - present
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I live with my husband and two daughters in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina. I love homemade cherry-almond scones, am a dedicated springtime gardener (but a lazy summer one), and read way too many books.

I write about children's art, seasonal crafts, and family fun at The Artful Parent (www.artfulparent.com) with the hope of inspiring and educating parents and teachers to make art and creativity a priority in their kids' lives.

I share blog updates and kids' art activities on my Artful Parent Google+ page.
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I have two amazing kids, ages 6 and 2, who humor my arts and crafts obsession every day.
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  • Wellesley College
    Art history & studio art, 1995 - 1999
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Wire Sculptures for Kids with Buttons, Beads & Feathers - The Artful...
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Kids can create easy and fun wire sculptures with inexpensive, colorful materials.

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