Benefits of Coloring: Art Work is School Work

Creativity is a valuable skill that benefits adults as much as it does children. As we approach adulthood, we do not use the benefits of coloring or our creativity nearly enough as we should. Art and creativity give an opportunity for problem solving and trial and error—especially for children.

Brighten Up Homework Space with DIY School Decor

Students of all ages could use a boost of fun going back to classes. Whether you are at home, in a classroom or a dorm room a bit of  encouraging diy school decor goes a long way.  That sense of belonging that encompasses learning, independence and self-expression is invaluable.  It is the perfect opportunity to sport school colors, mascots and trends.  These two diy school décor ideas are simple and adaptable which makes them perfect for crafters of all ages and levels.

Must Have Products for Summer Art Projects for Kids of All Ages

With all of the warm weather and sunshine, it’s time to celebrate summer and have some fun in the sun with OOLY’s top must-haves for summer art projects for kids. Inspired by all the colors of the rainbow, we’ve rounded up our top picks for the summertime… just for you!

OOLY’S At Home Activities: Themed Kits

While the majority of us are practicing safely self distancing, I’d love to share an idea that we are using as a tool to keep kiddos engaged during extended time at home. While we can’t visit any beaches or islands right now, they can use their imaginations to create an underwater world of their own—right at home!

Create Your Own Sparkly DIY Unicorn Craft

Calling all unicorn lovers! Create your own magical unicorn with sparkles, rainbow colors and your favorite craft supplies from OOLY. This sparkly DIY unicorn craft is a great activity to keep little (or big) hands busy and get their creative juices flowing. It also is eco-friendly! I used the cardboard from recycled cereal boxes to make this unicorn.