Fancy Decorated Paper Hat Project

Make Your Own Decorated Paper Sun Hat

You know that we are obsessed with creativity – creative living, creative making, if it’s creative chances are we’re talking about it! Well, another aspect of creativity we have been really enjoying over the past couple months is the chance to collaborate and work with fellow creatives that we admire. So you can understand how… 

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Nature Art Inspiration

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With the weather warming, you are hopefully finding yourself outdoors a lot more. As we’ve talked about before, just because you’re outdoors doesn’t mean that you have to stop creating. Just as fall and winter lend themselves to cozy crafting, spring and summer lend themselves to a new, beautiful, and spontaneous type of creative making… 

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How to Build Creative Habits

how to develop a creative habit with your kids

Over the past couple of weeks we’ve talked about your child’s crafting style, about finding time for making art, and about ways to come up with creative ideas. These are all key elements to developing a creative habit with your children – habits that will turn into life styles, into creative and critical thinking, into… 

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Help! My child hates art!

child painting with watercolors

Sometimes, when reading through creative blogs and websites – especially those aimed at young children – it’s easy to feel like crafting must come naturally to these parents and children. The adults have endless creative ideas and craft supplies and patience. And the little ones? Well they are apparently the fabled children who came into… 

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Explore More: How We Make Craft Projects for Multiple Ages

Toddler and Preschooler working at a creative table

This image is from our project Glowing Lanterns and is a great example of one project being done two ways for multiple ages. When you have more than one little one, it can be hard finding projects that fit everyone’s needs. Older children enjoy more involved projects and often like to work towards a finished… 

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Use What You Have | Back to Basics

Use What You Have | Back to Basics

While standard art supplies – crayons and whatnot – have their place in any creative home, you can certainly be creative even if you don’t have them. Actually, sometimes I find that my little ones are most creative with unexpected supplies. With the magic of their young eyes, a cardboard box becomes a pirate ship. A… 

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