How to Draw With Markers

Creating unique drawings can boost your creativity and bring you hours of joy. As your skills progress, you may want to graduate to using markers to create colorful images. Read on to discover some tips and techniques that can help take your drawings to the next level. Prepare Your Space Every artist needs a dedicated… Read More »

The Calming Power of Art

Art can provide families with an incredible way to slow down and find calm in the chaos of day-to-day life. As a mom of three and a former preschool teacher, I have had so many opportunities to witness the power of art with my own family at home and in my classroom. Beyond just helping your child develop creativity, art has numerous other benefits including strengthening fine motor skills, providing your child with calming, sensory input, encouraging independence, and promoting problem-solving and resilience. 

Easy Earth Day Crafts to Celebrate Spring

Spring is right around the corner and I am so excited to share with you some simple DIY crafts you can make at home with items you probably already have! The items I used in my crafts are sustainable materials, which of course are perfect for celebrating Earth Day and Spring! My family and I love spending time outdoors during this time of the year, especially when mother nature gives us more sun. I hope you enjoy these fun activities to do with your children using some fun OOLY products.

Making Learning Fun For Everyone: Tips From a Teacher

New Year means back to school! Whether your child is schooling in-person or virtual, a good schedule and rewards system can help the transition back to school. OOLY has great supplies to make distance learning from home more fun and engaging! Make the back to school season easier with these ideas.