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Best Art Paper for Creativity and Why You Should Care

It is important to experiment with different types of papers and see how your child can transform even ordinary ones (like printer paper, craft paper, paper towels, etc.) into something original. For example, we’ve had wonderful results with papers bought at supermarkets in Europe and my unused USSR sketchpads from childhood. However, when introducing paper to…… Continue reading Best Art Paper for Creativity and Why You Should Care

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Best Books About Art for Kids

There are many good picture books about colors (I listed our favourites below). However, I have been searching for original art history and technique books for young children for years now and must say that there are very few of them out there. Here is what I’ve purchased for Adèle so far and my review…… Continue reading Best Books About Art for Kids

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Encourage Your Kids’ Creativity & Save Your House!

Did your toddler find a pen and draw on your walls, furniture, curtains, or maybe even your pet? Are you afraid they will destroy everything in sight? Here is my advice on how to turn your child’s new “destructive” behaviour into art: If your baby or toddler drew on something – CONGRATULATIONS! Your child is…… Continue reading Encourage Your Kids’ Creativity & Save Your House!

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Why Magformers Are a MUST-have Toy!

If I could invest in only ONE toy for my child, THIS would be it. Magformers are, by far, my favourite toy and this is why: Versatility – You can build virtually anything from Magformers. Easy of use – Even very small children can use them. Community building – It’s a game that children (and…… Continue reading Why Magformers Are a MUST-have Toy!