Welcome to The Parents’ Corner!
Here you’ll find ideas and activities for sharing art with the children in your life, including how to set up a kids’ art space, favorite art supplies, and how to talk to your kids about art. In addition, there are hundreds of fun and easy arts and crafts activities that will inspire your children’s creativity.
Ideas to Get You Started with Childrens Art and Crafts
New here or new to children’s arts and crafts? Check out some of these posts to get your family started on your own artful journey.
- My Art Supply List
- How to Encourage Drawing Skills, Confidence & Creativity in Young Children
- How to Talk to Kids About their Art
- Read my children’s art book
Childrens Art and Crafts By Type of Activity
Looking for posts by type of art activity? Click below. Or click here for the visual directory.
- WATERCOLOR Painting
- DRAWING Ideas & Activities
- Suncatchers & STAINED GLASS
- 3-D Art and SCULPTURE
- PLAYDOUGH, Clay & Other Doughs
- PRINTMAKING Ideas for Kids
- COLLAGE Ideas
- NATURE Art & Exploration
- COOKING with Kids
- Artful SCIENCE Experiments
- Homemade ART MATERIALS
Popular Posts :: Childrens Art and Crafts
Want to read some the most popular Artful Parent posts? These get read the most…
- Making Melted Bead Suncatchers
- Melting Ice Science Experiment
- Construction Toys for Kids :: 7 Ways My Kids Use Magnetic Tiles
- 39 Ways to Play and Learn with Playdough
- 8 Sensory Activities for Kids to Fill the Witching Hour
Art for Toddlers
Help the youngest members of your household start down the creative path.
Art Games & Activities
Art can make the best games!
Our favorite kids’ art materials and tools, plus recipes for homemade art materials, and ways to stock an art cupboard on a budget.
- The 25 Best Kids Art Materials
- The Best Kids Art Tools for a Successful Experience
- Kids Art Supplies on a Budget
- Choosing Paper for Your Children’s Art
Children’s Art Group
Interested in starting or joining a children’s art group?
Inspiration and Education
Art is fundamental to education.
Some activities seem to promote creativity and creative thinking more than others.
Children’s Art Spaces
Create one or more child-friendly art spaces in your home to encourage everyday creativity.
- Kids Art Space :: How to Create One That Will Get Used
- Making Our Studio Toddler Friendly
- Siblings and Accessible Art Supplies
Art Display and Storage
What to do with all the art your children make?
- 21 Ways to Display Kids Artwork
- Organizing and Storing Kids’ Art
- Display Kids Art on a Poster
- Putting A Child’s Artwork on a Canvas
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