Art Therapy & Journaling
Art therapy and journaling techniques to promote social, emotional, and behavioral growth and development.
Learn about Illinois Art Therapist Melissa Hedlund and her non-profit The Light of The Heart: A Community Art Therapy Project in Aurora, IL. TLOTH's vision is to "create a community that embraces and utilizes the creative process of art making to allow for the light of all of our hearts to shine bright, building a safer, connected and more supportive community for all to heal, grow, prosper and love."
Art Therapy Facebook Hop
DIY Summer Art School: Zentangle Doodles
Groovy Animals Coloring Pages: 20 Detailed Animals to Color
A jar is filled with simple, kid-friendly questions that turn journaling sessions into FUN! CLICK HERE to print off the colorful writing prompts. Next, cut, fold, and place them in a jar. Have your children/students pick a prompt each day. They can tape it on top of a page in a blank book or copy the questions and then write their responses. They can even add illustrations. I plan on using this writing activity during the summer months with my kids.
Teaching with TLC: Journal Jar
ART THERAPY REFLECTIONS: Mandalas in Art Therapy
Art Projects for Kids: Crazy Watercolor ATCs
Color by number coloring pages
Word Collection Jars
From Creativity in Therapy. For an art therapy directive: "Imagine your life has been like a journey along a road. What would this road look like? Where have you been and where are you headed?"
Children's Nighttime Drawing Journal - Each night have your child draw a picture of their favorite part of the day. Then write a caption about the picture. Fun idea...
Welcome to Day 1 of the Art Therapy Alliance’s 30 Day Art Therapy Challenge! Share your reflections (in the comments section) about what art therapy means to you. This could be in the form of a definition that you use to describe art therapy to others or the benefits of art therapy.