Outside The Box Creation

  • Super Hero Pop Art Project

    Protected: Additional Super Hero Project Resources

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    7 Ways to Add Creativity to Your Child’s Day!

    First, let’s talk about what creativity is and isn’t. It IS the forming and implementation of original thoughts and ideas. Creativity IS NOT about being a great artist or an amazing chef, although chances are those people are using their creativity on a daily basis. According to Robert S. Root-Bernstein & Michele Root-Bernstein, co-authors of …

  • Watercolor Mandalas

    Protected: Additional Resources for the December 2020 Box – Symmetry & Mandalas

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    Thanksgiving Themed Art from Other Difficult Years

    Turns out tough times make for great art! Let’s look at Thanksgiving themed art from some other difficult years.

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    Tips For Taking Your Kids to An Art Museum

    It can be daunting to take kids to an art museum if they get bored and start complaining. Here are some easy things you can do to up your chances of a fun & successful experience for all.

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    Setting Up An Art Space for Kids

    So you want to do art with your child! Yay! The first thing you’ll want to do is create some kind of a designated art area. It doesn’t have to be an entire room. The most important thing is to have an area where kids can do art without a significant hassle to get set up! The …

  • SunPrints: Taking It Further

    Our July Box was about composition & Sun Prints! Here are some ways you can take it further once you’ve completed the activities in the box. Leave the objects on your sun print paper for half the time and then move them ever so slightly. I know I said int he instructions that it was …

  • Watercolor Cubist Cat Art Project for Kids

    Taking The Watercolor Picasso Project Further

    This post is for all of you who received our June Box about Picasso, Cubism, and Abstract vs Representational Art using watercolor as our medium.

  • Art, Perfectionism, & Your Child

    One of the questions I am frequently asked by parents is “What do I do to help my child enjoy art? He is a perfectionist and is constantly tearing up his paper because he thinks it’s no good!” So, when it comes to art, what can you, as a parent do to help? Here are some useful tips. First, be mindful of your own self-talk and modeling.

  • COVID-19 Creativity

    We are in the middle of a really hard time! This global pandemic is like nothing most of us could have even imagined in our wildest sci-fi dreams. Many articles I’ve read lately are full of economic doom and gloom. Yes, we have a tough road ahead. However, the creativity we’ve seen from people during …

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