My daughter Anna can spend hours painting and drawing if she has all the material needed to create. She loves everything that involves crayons, pencils, watercolors, and Play Doh and she wants me to play and draw with her (something that I really like and found kind of therapeutic)
If at home you have a little artists or not so little, these are some ideas and products that can really surprise them this Holiday season, and also motivate them.
Just add creativity! This case is basically a portable art studio for your kids. It comes with dozens of crayons, pencils and sheets of drawing paper. Also, the case has special compartments to keep each tool and paper organized.
The case has 64 crayons, 20 short colored pencils, 40 washable markers and 15 sheets of paper. The studio is recommended for ages 4 and up. Perfect for cold days at home, travel for the Holidays or any day that your little artist feels inspired.
Your kids can create colorful wall clings in 15 minutes to stick to the windows and mirrors. They can create multiple decorations for everyday celebration or just play with the clay creating endless options. The kit includes clay, molding tools, coloring tubes and smoothing tools.
Recommended for kids 8 to 10.
Allow your child artist to build a city made of paper with this amazing kit that allows the entire family to create buildings in simple steps. The kit comes with 48 punch-n-fold shapes, 697 cool stickers, poster with instructions and planning grid/ma and a display worthy storage box. This product has received various awards by parents and toy experts and it is recommended for people from 6 years old to 99.
Kids Deluxe Art Table
If you have enough space at home, this table will become the special space for your kids to create and get inspired. From coloring, painting, hanging the painting to dry and storage every tool, this table is a great addition for a family of artists. It allows up to 2 kids to paint simultaneously, and comes with two oversized stools, a spacious two-shelf cubby, and pull out drying rack. Built-in paper holder, too. Extras include six storage bins, 18″ paper roll, and three recessed supply cups.
Recommended for kids 3 and up. (Now it’s for sale 50 per cent off)
Scrapbooks are a great way to inspire a creativity in kids and to help them to create memories and fun projects to share with friends and family. This is a ‘eco’ kit that means all the material are earth friendly.
Comes with 380 pieces and it’s recommended for kids between 6 and 11.
This product comes with a lot of great reviews. It is the Winner of the Parents’ Choice Gold Award, Bologna Ragazzi Award, Canadian Toy Testing Council Three Stars Award, National Parenting Publications Gold Award, Not Just For Children Anymore! (selected by the Children’s Book Council), Parents’ Guide Children’s Media Award, among others recognition.
It’s a sketchbook created to inspire and assist your child in his or her artistic endeavors. The book comes complete with other materials, a sketch pen, two watercolor pencils, one red, one black. Recommended for ages 7 and up.
Turn your kids drawings into toys
Sites like Doodle Your Toys.com or Child’s Own Studio make customized stuffed toys from your kids original image. what an amazing idea. This way your kid can give live to the little monster he likes to draw or to a special animal.
If you send to Doodle your Toys a photo of doodle, artwork, sketch, cartoon or any kind of drawing they turn it into your child’s personalized toy. Child’s own studio also works in the same way creating from bunnies to cowgirls and more, always based on drawings by children
For the tween and teens at home, this is a simple but great idea. This iconic classic sneaker serve as a white canvas for artists to explore the realms of fashion designing and developing their own style. Your kids can paint the fabric, add jewels, or any kind of material they want to make this sneaker a piece of ‘wearable art.’