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The Artful Parent – Book Review

| April 1, 2013 | 120 Comments
The Artful Parent – Book Review

The Artful Parent is a long awaited book by the wonderful Jean from The Artful Parent. I have long been an admirer of her creativity and her blog (I remember been smitten by these oh so gorgeous Flower Art Box – how delightfully creative is that?!). She then went on to wow me with her […]

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Kids Get Arty: Karel Appel

| March 13, 2013 | 14 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Karel Appel

Welcome back to another Kids Get Arty post -a bi monthly challenge all about exploring real artists, discussing and then having a “go” in the style of that artists! You can find more information on the Kids Get Arty page – including all our previous art projects for kids, which include Andy Warhol, Andy Goldsworthy, David Hockney, […]

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Kids Get Arty: Andy Warhol Art

| January 16, 2013 | 14 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Andy Warhol Art

Hooray, it is time for Kids Get Arty again – the bi monthly challenge to get you exploring Great Artists and their art with your children (read more about it and see our previous projects HERE). Please only link up ART PROJECTS today. Crafts will be back next week! This month we are looking at Andy Warhol Art. […]

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The ABC of Art with Kids

| January 6, 2013 | 20 Comments
The ABC of Art with Kids

I love art. Always have and always will. Now having children, I find they are an ideal opportunity to revisit art, go back to basics and learn with them.             A – Art Galleries – If Art is something that you are interested in and that you would like to […]

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Kids Get Arty: Andy Goldsworthy

| November 14, 2012 | 24 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Andy Goldsworthy

Welcome back to Kids Get Arty – our bi-monthly challenge, where we pick and artist, discuss his work and then have a go at something inspired by that artist. This is the 4th challenge. And this time we decided to take a look at British artist, Andy Goldsworthy. Mainly because it is Autumn and I […]

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Art With Kids – Rubbings – Exploring surfaces

| October 28, 2012 | 11 Comments
Art With Kids – Rubbings – Exploring surfaces

As you know there is always an “outcome” to crafts I share with you. Either we are making wrapping paper or something to play with or we are exploring and artists. But there are many things we do that don’t always “make it” to the blog, but which I believe are valid activities in their […]

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Handprint Alphabet – W for… Walrus

| September 15, 2012 | 13 Comments
Handprint Alphabet – W for… Walrus

Oooh we were looking forward to the Handprint W for a long time. Something irresistable about a walrus. Red Ted thought the “moustache” was the best bit! So here we are in our Handprint Alphabet Crafts series with W for Walrus! Some say that it looks a bit like the Dr Seuss Lorax. Mmmh yes. […]

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Kids Get Arty – Exploring David Hockney & Photo Montage

| July 18, 2012 | 27 Comments
Kids Get Arty – Exploring David Hockney & Photo Montage

Well… where did the last two months go?! Already it is Kids Get Arty time – our chance to explore an artists: looking at what the artist made and how the artists worked. Then have a go ourselves! For this Kids Get Arty session, we decided on David Hockney - hailed as one of the most influential British […]

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Daily Creativity: Nurturing the Artists Within – Memory

| July 8, 2012 | 13 Comments
Daily Creativity: Nurturing the Artists Within – Memory

Today’s Daily Creativity (see below re info on Daily Creativity) topic is MEMORY! Memory is just as important to a creative mind, as imagination is. Well.. maybe not just as important. But very important too. Afterall, from memory we recall shapes and colours, things we have seen, like landscapes, animals and patterns. We recall stories, smells and […]

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Art Lab For Kids – Giveaway

| July 6, 2012 | 103 Comments
Art Lab For Kids – Giveaway

Art Lab for Kids – Overview I have a wonderful Arty book giveaway for you today (open to both US and UK): Art Lab for Kids, by Susan Schwake. If you have been enjoying the Kids Get Arty challenges every 2 months (next link up on 18 July!), as well as our Daily Creativity series, […]

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Kids Get Arty: Exploring Klimt

| May 16, 2012 | 58 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Exploring Klimt

Welcome to the first of “Kids Get Arty” series. This were Red Ted and I start exploring The Great Artists together. It is a way for me to “rediscover” art and for Red Ted to see and explore art. I have put together some Arty Resources for you, from other art projects to art picture […]

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Handprint Alphabet – C is for Crocodile

| April 28, 2012 | 13 Comments
Handprint Alphabet – C is for Crocodile

Well.. another week has passed ALREADY and we are on to C… Would you like to do a Chick (as Red Ted has chicks at school) NO! Would you like to do a caterpillar (as we have some caterpillars at home) NO! Would you like to do a cake (because we like cake) NO! How […]

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Exploring The Great Artists – 20+ Art Books For Kids

| April 16, 2012 | 58 Comments
Exploring The Great Artists – 20+ Art Books For Kids

Well… I was rather pleased and taken aback by your hugely positive response to the Exploring The Great Artists – 30 Art Projects for Kids and your enthusiasm to join me on this arty journey! I thought a collection of children’s art books could help you along the next step of your way. The books […]

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Exploring The Great Artists – 30+ Art Projects for Kids

| April 13, 2012 | 84 Comments
Exploring The Great Artists – 30+ Art Projects for Kids

Introducing the Great Artist to my kids is something that has been on my agenda for a long long long time. My kids are only 4yrs and 2yrs old, so of course there is still plenty of time. However, this hasn’t stopped me buying lots of wonderful art books for children (amongst our current favourites […]

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