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Do you find yourself saying an automatic "that's pretty" or asking "what is that?" when your child shows you her artwork? Here are some ideas for talking to kids about their art constructively (including some dos and don'ts)

Classic Play!from Classic Play!

A Year of Art Lessons

art lessons for kids. Samuel's done quite a few of these through art docent lessons in school, but it'll be fun for summer lessons too.


10 Ways to Nurture Creativity by Peter H. Reynolds

fantastic website with enrichment and creativity ideas for kids

The Survival Doctorfrom The Survival Doctor

Tips to Recognize Common Fever and Rashes in Children

FOR ALL MOMS!!!! List of rashes and what to do/expect....good to know for future reference. wish i would have seen this sooner

Simon Says Art...this is such an exciting idea! I can't wait to try it! ("Simon Says draw a blue circle...") Cool to see what different pictures they end up with!

B-Inspired Mamafrom B-Inspired Mama

The ABCs of Art History for Kids

Do you ever show your kids art from history? Give it a try with these easy ideas! The ABCs of Art History for Kids from

For the Love of Art: Art Room: Children's Book Must Haves! Would also add "Beautiful Oops" to this list, but a great place to start nonetheless.

Bre Peafrom Bre Pea

DIY toddler busy latch board tutorial.

Toddler approved DIY busy latch board tutorial to keep your energetic child entertained.

The Huffington Postfrom The Huffington Post

25 Ways To Ask Your Kids 'So How Was School Today?' Without Asking Them 'So How Was School Today?'

Let's Talk About School

Red Ted Art's Blogfrom Red Ted Art's Blog

30 Art Projects for Kids looking at the Great Artists

Art Projects for Kids

I Can Teach My Child!from I Can Teach My Child!

Stoplight Beanbag Toss

This site has TONS of resources for structured play, beginning literacy activities, and hand-eye coordination broken down by age. Stoplight Beanbag Toss - I Can Teach My Child!