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Art Journaling Basics for Kids
April 13, 2015 | Comments

Here are some helpful tips and links to help you inspire your kids to try art journaling!

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Art Journal Ideas: Paper Puzzle Collage
March 25, 2015 | Comments

Try this art journaling technique--instead of collaging with overlapping pieces of paper, fit them together like puzzle pieces.  

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Art Journal Ideas: Inspired by Music
March 19, 2015 | Comments

Our friend Heidi is back with more art journaling ideas and prompts!  We love getting a peek inside her Art Journal Kit--it never fails to inspire.  Enjoy her new, music-themed pages, and make your own!

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Winter-Inspired Crafts for Eight- to Twelve-Year-Olds
January 26, 2015 | Comments

Here's a round-up of all sorts of arts and crafts projects that are inspired by winter, and just right for artists ages 8-12.

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Winter-Inspired Crafts for Four- to Seven-Year-Olds
January 21, 2015 | Comments

Here's a round-up of all sorts of arts and crafts projects that are inspired by winter, and just right for younger artists, ages 4-7.

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The Best Gifts for Creative Kids
December 3, 2014 | Comments

Well now that it's December 1st, it really is feeling like the holidays are right around the corner!  We hope you'll be wrapping up some Artterro kits (in DIY eco wrapping paper) of course, but we also wanted to give you some suggestions for other products that encourage creativity in kids.

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3 Easy Ways to Encourage Creativity Everyday
September 29, 2014 | Comments

Our mission here at Artterro is to help people tap into their natural creativity.  We believe every child is born creative, and it's never too late to rediscover your innate artistic ability.  Take these 3 easy ways to encourage creativity everyday...

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Starters vs. Finishers
August 26, 2014 | Comments

Here's a Q&A with some of the artists on staff at Artterro; we hope this sparks some creative thinking for you!

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Art Is For Everyone (part 3): Art is Social
June 25, 2014 | Comments

Thoughts on why we create art with kids, and why art is such an important part of our lives.  We’re calling this series “Art Is For Everyone.”

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Art Is For Everyone (part 2): Art is Relaxing
June 10, 2014 | Comments

This week's "Art is for Everyone" post highlights how relaxing it can be to create something with your own two hands.  It is so lovely to slow down and focus one one project, whether it's a huge painting, a tiny doodle, a knitted scarf or anything that starts off as raw material and ends up something else.

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