The holidays are right around the corner and OOLY and I are excited to put together this list for you to make it easy to shop these gifts for any kids on your list! Between teaching for over 10 years and parenting for 5, I have a pretty good grasp on what kids love. Plus, art is so fun for all ages! These items have been tried and true by my own two kiddos and they are some of our favorites!
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.
Are you ready to celebrate the summer season? We are too! That is why, we are going to show you how to make not one but two, easy paper crafts for kids that are both colorful and fun to make. First, let’s start with a DIY pinwheel, made from your favorite OOLY supplies.
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.