Have you made peanut butter playdough with your kids yet? It’s so quick and easy, which is a good thing since it is often requested in our home. We first made it after seeing this edible playdough post on Make and Takes several years ago and have made it regularly since. In fact, I think […]
Art Materials for Kids
Art materials for kids, including kid-friendly paints, drawing materials, papers, collage art materials, sculpture materials, and dough modeling materials and tools.
We always seem to place so much emphasis on the kids’ art materials—the best paints and markers and such—and the kids art tools that are equally important get overlooked. I do the same, I hate to admit, and this is my attempt to remedy the situation. Here’s my list of the tools we use to make the […]
I'm always up for trying out a new Artterro art kit. And I'm always surprised by just how much creative potential is packed into a deceptively compact cardboard box (which doubles as a decorate-your-own frame, by the way). A little like that stunt where clown after clown hops out of a miniature circus car, surprising […]
Have your kids had a chance to draw and play with shaped crayons yet? While crayon fish and crayon bunnies are not going to replace the sticks we're all familiar with, they are certainly a fun alternative. My daughters love theirs and I've written here about our experience with them. The shaped crayons are coveted, […]
The Art Pantry is an online shop for children's art supplies, co-founded by Megan Schiller, mom and early childhood educator, and Stacey Silver, mom and museum professional. Megan started out teaching art to toddlers and blogging at the Littlest Birds Studio (which I had on my blogroll way back when I used to have one). […]