One of the best ways to connect with your kiddos is to be creative with them and find your inner child when painting and drawing. I have always enjoyed sitting down with my children and students and doodling with them. I love finding ways to connect with children and art does just that! OOLY has such a variety of products and it has been fun to get creative with them! No matter what age you are, finding a way to express your creativity has so many benefits! While there are many benefits of drawing and painting, the ones that impacted me the most are that it made me happier and it reduced stress. Continue reading on to see how my husband and I have created more sophisticated pieces using our children’s art supplies.
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.
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!
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!
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.