Arts & Crafts

Give your child a chance to embrace his artistic side. Try these great arts and crafts ideas: Whether it's learning a new handcraft like crochet or getting messy with paints, your creative kid will love exploring the many ways to express himself.

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How to Teach Any Child to Draw
Most children love to scribble and paint, but too many eventually decide they're "not good at art." The problem? They never actually learned the basics. Now's the time to pencil those in.
Stock Your Craft Room: Kid-Friendly Supplies for Decorating, Coloring, and Organizing
Not only does a well-stocked craft room inspire creativity, it also comes in handy for class projects and rainy days. Here, creative people share their favorite products for decorating, coloring, organizing, and more.
4 Messy Crafts Your Kid Will Love (and Are Actually Really Great For Their Brain)
Give kids what they really want: freedom to squish, squash, and splatter with abandon! These thrilling yet very sloppy activities are just the ticket. (And no worries—we’ve thrown in cleanup hacks for when the fun’s all over.)
Reese Witherspoon and Her 8-Year-Old Son Love This Kiwi Crate Subscription Box
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18 Easy Art Activities for Kids to Do at Home
Encourage creativity and artistic expression with these fun, easy art activities for kids. Most of them require simple materials you might already have at home!

More Arts & Crafts

14 Fun Fall Crafts for Kids
We dare you not to fall in love (pun intended) with these easy leaf, pine cone, and acorn crafts perfect for toddlers and preschoolers to do at home this autumn.
7 Simple Paper Mache Craft Ideas for Kids
From masks to flowers, piggy banks to piñatas, these fun paper mache crafts for kids will keep them engaged and help them get in touch with their inner artist.
I'm a Dad and an Illustrator: Here's How to Inspire Your Child's Creativity

Creativity helps kids develop mentally, socially, and emotionally. Illustrator Dustin Hansen gives tips on how you can help your kids bring their art to life.