You save time, money, and headaches! Your child gets a new art project each month, learning about different art styles, techniques, & mediums.
Not a “one & done”. For each project, kids can do at least 2 or 3 pieces of art, often they will have quality art supplies left over and can continue creating for days or weeks.
Our boxes are thoughtfully curated to include all the art supplies you need so you don’t have to waste time and money finding supplies.
Private Facebook Group: Customers who join our Facebook Group get extra ideas for taking the projects further and tying in with other subjects.
Real art projects, not crafts. Crafts can be fun & beneficial for kids too, but in different ways.
Our regular size boxes include enough supplies for up to 2, larger family size boxes include enough supplies for up to 4!
Each box includes a book that relates to the project to inspire .
Each month’s project features a different element or style of art & medium.
Our boxes are thoughtfully curated to create a full experience with a book to provide inspiration & enough quality art supplies to create several pieces of art.
Founder, Beth Herrild, is a mom of 3 who understands what it’s like to put art projects together for kids. Her education is in fine arts & whole systems design. She was an art docent, designing lessons & teaching art to elementary age kids for 12 years before founding Outside the Box Creation. She believes that the process of creating the art, using imagination & creative problem solving is more important than having a pretty product. Our detailed instructions offer enough structure for kids to feel successful along with lots of opportunities & encouragement to be creative, grow, & learn.
Giving back & being as environmentally conscious as possible are both key to us.
We pride ourselves on having excellent customer service, responding to emails & phone calls usually within a couple of hours.
My daughter and I love your monthly boxes! The materials are amazing and last for several projects. The books we have received have piqued my daughter’s attention and are engaging. Your box allows my daughter to learn a new art skill along with a bit of information about the technique or an artist. The QR codes are extremely helpful in learning a new technique.
My favorite thing about having the subscription was that it lowered the opportunity cost of doing art. Setup and planning was a real hindrance to our home arts education. The kids would draw, play with play dough, and build things on their own, but as they got older, I worried that they would lose the creative momentum they had as younger children. I was so happy to have an arts option that exposed them to different materials and techniques without dictating the product.