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Abstract art drawing

Drawing Day Abstract Art Lesson for Kids

Drawing Day is celebrated on May 16 and the best way to celebrate it is by expressing yourself through drawing just about anything you like. Did you know that drawing is an art closely tied to our history? Even cavemen who hadn’t yet learned to talk drew hunting scenes on cave walls. Today, let’s look at an abstract work of art and create our own masterpiece!
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Panda sketch with Goldfaber Graphite Pencils

Drawing for Kids! - A How to Draw and Sketch Graphite Guide

Every great artist develops their skill and passion somewhere. We create premium art supplies specifically made to artistically inspire kids and encourage their creativity. Graphite sketching is not just for adults. We have easy and fun tips and techniques to help your young budding artist learn how to draw and feel confident in their work.
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Drawing with Scissors Collage

Drawing with Scissors - Collage Art Lesson for Kids

A collage art lesson inspired by Henri Matisse. "Students will learn about the life and art of Henri Matisse, and create a cut out collage inspired by his work.Drawing With Scissors is an interesting and creatively written story of the life of one of the art world’s greatest masters, Henri Matisse, and his wonderful artistic contribution that had made our culture rich.
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Watercolor art with watercolor pencil and brush

How to Draw with Watercolor Pencils - Art Lesson

Learn how to draw with watercolor pencils. This art lesson for kids is fun and easy! Learn how to turn pencils into paint with Faber-Castell GRIP Watercolor EcoPencils. Watercolor colored pencils are the perfect art supply for kids to learn the art of watercolors.
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Dragon drawing

How to Color a Cute and Fun Dragon

This little dragon has a special present for you! What might be in the box he is carrying? Bring this dragon to life by applying different coloring techniques. Choose the color that you like the best. To make the best out of your drawing, use our GRIP Watercolor EcoPencils.
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Yayoi Kusama Lesson Plan

Yayoi Kusama Art Lesson Plan for Kids

An art lesson for kids connecting science and creativity! Kids will make the connection between science and creativity as they create exciting abstract art inspired by avant-garde artist Kusama’s My Eternal Soul Series.
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Mixed media Chagall lesson plan for kids

Marc Chagall Mixed Media Art Lesson for Kids

A mixed media art lesson for kids celebrating the art of Marc Chagall. In this lesson plan, students will learn some exciting and effective art techniques with a variety of materials to create a very unique piece of art–
a portrayal of themselves, including images of meaningful things in their life, all inspired by Marc Chagall of course.
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Martin Luther King Jr. and Paper Watercolor Crown

Black History Month Lesson Plan: Martin Luther King Jr.

A kindergarten lesson plan for Black History Month. With this lesson plan, students can learn about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and make their own special crown expressing his virtues.
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Paper Plate Pumpkin Pie Thanksgiving Craft for Kids

Paper Plate Pumpkin Pie Thanksgiving Craft for Kids

This Paper Plate Pumpkin Pie craft is the perfect activity and decoration for your Thanksgiving feast! Season’s Eatings… I mean Greetings! But seriously, what’s better than this time of year full of family, food, and food-themed crafts.
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Christmas Crafts for Kids - Fingerprint Ornaments

Christmas Crafts for Kids - Fingerprint Ornament

Christmas crafts for kids are the perfect way to get them in the holiday spirit! Add a little extra Christmas cheer to your gifts or Christmas decorations this holiday season with these cute fingerprint ornaments crafts.
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The Teal Pumpkin Project with Two Pumpkins

8 Creative and Fun Ideas to Support the Teal Pumpkin Project

While picking out pumpkins, buying treats, and setting up decorations, consider promoting allergy inclusion by turning teal this fall. The Teal Pumpkin Project promotes Halloween inclusion for trick-or-treaters with food allergies or other conditions.  Here we have eight ideas to make sure everyone can enjoy a fun and safe Halloween.
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Spooky Spider Bookmark Halloween Craft

Spooky Spider Bookmark Halloween Craft

I love Halloween- it’s a chance to get silly AND spooky! With these spider bookmarks, you can hold your place AND make a craft that is sure to be a hit. It’s perfect for our friends with food allergies who might not get to enjoy trick-or-treating. 
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Scarecrow - A Mixed Media Art Lesson Plan

Scarecrow - A Mixed Media Art Lesson Plan

Scarecrow is an enchanting and beautifully illustrated picture book about the beauty of leading a simple life and being appreciative and content. It is about a kind and gentle scarecrow who finds good things in his world; the friendship of the birds and animals, along with the joy and happiness of the seasons. In this lesson plan, students explore use of texture by putting together a mixed-media collage using paint, paper, fabric and buttons.
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Monster Face Painted Rocks

Halloween Painted Rock Faces Craft for Kids

Ghosts, Goblins, and Ghouls! OH MY! Halloween is a BIG deal in our house. We go all out with costumes, parties, treats, and decorations! These painted rock faces are the perfect front porch pumpkin companion or non-candy treat for your little tricksters.
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Haunted House Lesson Plan

Halloween Art Lesson - Draw a Haunted House

This lesson is offered in the spirit of Halloween fun! Halloween Art Lesson Objective: Students become acquainted with Hundertwasser’s art and architecture, then create a Hundertwasser-inspired haunted house in the spirit of Halloween.
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