Back to School

The first days and weeks of school can be exciting and terrifying, all at once.

Arming yourself with a nice selection of successful introductory art lessons, 15 minute fillers and “getting to know” you exercises can help ease you and your students into the school year.

Here we have listed our favorite back to school ideas, lessons and activities (including some helpful articles for both teachers and parents).

We hope you enjoy them!

Art Supply Safety for Kids

Some art supplies and art activities can be unsafe unless caregivers follow simple guidelines for selecting and storing materials and teach children how to use them properly.

Avoid Extra Curricular Overload

Talent shows. Science projects. Homework. Dance class. Basketball practice. Violin recitals. Book reports. When is enough too much?

Classroom Party Ideas

Have you been asked to be in charge of the next classroom party at your child’s school?  No problem.

Creating the Mood of Creativity

I have found that even though making art is sometimes an active physical activity it doesn’t hurt to define the time or enhance the mood for creativity.

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