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"Jingle Bells" Santa Holiday Art Lesson for Kids

A holiday art lesson featuring Santa Claus! Teach your child to paint a snowy Santa scene inspired by the book "Jingle Bells" by Kathleen N. Daley.
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Mitten gift wrapping with a fake tree

Holiday Gift Wrapping Tutorial

How a gift is wrapped adds so much joy to the gift itself. For this holiday season, let’s wrap our gifts in creative ways at home.
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Donkey, bird, and mermaid gift toppers

Holiday Gift Topper Tutorial

How a gift is wrapped adds so much joy to the gift itself. For this holiday season, let’s make some fun gift toppers to personalize the gifts.You can use traditional symbols or create special one unique to your gift recipient for these gift toppers or mix both as I did.
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Gingerbread house with a mouse

"Gingerbread Mouse" Art Lesson for Kids

Create art while learning and reading "Gingerbread Mouse" by Katy Bratun. The art lesson plan is a great way to celebrate the holiday season with your students or children! Create a gingerbread house collage while reading for a fun, engaging activity for 2nd and 3rd graders.
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Bullet Journal with holiday dividers

Bullet Journal Holiday Dividers Tutorial

A Bullet Journal tutorial for your holiday pages! Tis' the season to be creative! If you know me even a teeny bit, you know that I'm a sucker for a good theme, and the holidays are my favorite! The colors, the iconography... it brings such comfort to my journal, and I wish the same for you this season.
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Turkey with food

The Very Stuffed Turkey - Thanksgiving Art Lesson for Kids

A Thanksgiving turkey tutorial for an at-home art lesson inspired by "The Very Stuffed Turkey" by Katherine Kenah. Share the illustrations, and discuss the fun idea of how this cute Turkey is a guest at five very different friends’ homes for Thanksgiving.
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Day of the Dead stage and clay figures

Day of the Dead Art Lesson for Kids - Dia De Los Muertos

An art lesson for kids on the history behind Dia De Los Muertos! Students celebrate the meaning of Dia De Los Muertos by creating a unique mixed-media shadow box, or “nicho,” customary to the Mexican holiday.
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Bullet Journal with Halloween doodles

Bullet Journal Halloween Doodles Tutorial

A Halloween doodle tutorial to make your Bullet Journal spooky! Spooky... Scary... Cute? Hi there lovelies! It's almost Halloween, and that means that some spooky doodles are creeping into our journals and sketchbooks!Here are 6 simple Halloween cuties.
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Pumpkins on a Happy Halloween card

Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Art Tutorial

A Halloween art tutorial with Goldfaber Color Pencils. Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a jack-o-lantern coloring tutorial using Pitt Artist Pen and Goldfaber Color Pencils. I have made a complete materials list for you.
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Animal Day coloring page half colored

Coloring Pages for our Forest Wildlife

Are you up for a discovery tour? Here you will find exotic plants and animals - just bring them to life with colors!
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Freedom hand lettering with American flag

Freedom 4th of July Hand Lettering

A hand lettering tutorial finding the meaning of freedom. Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a word art tutorial using Pitt Artist Pens®.
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Rock painting bunny in grass

Home for A Bunny Rock Painting for Kids

A rock painting craft for kids inspired by "Home for A Bunny." Objective: Students develop the drawing and painting skills to transform a rock into a rabbit.
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Dads hand lettered card with golf balls

Father's Day Hand Lettered Card

A hand lettered card tutorial for Father's Day! Show the fathers and father-figures in your life your appreciation with a handmade card.
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Hero Hand Lettering and American Flags

Hero - Memorial Day Hand Lettering with Pitt Artist Pens

A hand lettering tutorial honoring Memorial Day heroes! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a quote art tutorial using Pitt Artist Pens. I have made a complete materials list for you.
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Happy Moms Day watercolor art

Mother's Day Art Tutorial with Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils

Mother's Day watercolor art to show your mom some love! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a Mother’s Day art tutorial using Creative Studio Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils.
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Recycled Robots Earth Day Craft for Kids

Recycled Robots Earth Day Craft for Kids

Earth Day craft to teach kids to reduce, reuse, recycle! Hey guys! In celebration of Earth Day, I want to show you how to make a really cool recycled robot collage! All you need is some paint, a piece of old cardboard, some junky stuff from around your house, and your imagination. Thereʼs inspiration everywhere.
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Warm as the Sun Cool as the Moon

Earth Day Craft for Kids - Warm as the Sun Cool as the Moon

The goal of this exercise is for students to learn about the concept and use of warm and cool colors in a watercolor painting of their own. The Connector Paints are designed to click together in various creative combinations for interest and to encourage creativity. 
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Earth Day Flag Tutorial

Earth Day Prayer Flag Craft for Kids

An Earth Day craft to promote mindfulness! Establish a comfortable place for reading together, and read aloud, “I Am Peace” to your child. Discuss the idea of mindfulness, and the comfort and joy to be found in the natural world then turn the lesson into art. Make prayer flags that will blow in the wind, spreading positive words and kind sentiments to all.
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Birds Nest Art with Eggs

Bird's Nest Nature Art with Mixed Media

A nature mixed media art DIY! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a tutorial for a bird nest using Creative Studio Translucent Gelatos, and Goldfaber Color Pencils. A nest full of eggs speaks to me of hope.
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Jeweled Eggs Spring Craft for Kids

Jeweled Easter Egg Craft for Kids

An Easter egg craft that's sparkling for spring! Are you in need of some egg-cellent Spring craft ideas? Look no further! These sparkly painted clay and jeweled eggs are a great way to keep tiny fingers busy while this springtime weather can be unpredictable.
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