Bring out your child’s creativity and imagination with more than 60 artful activities in this completely revised and updated edition
Art making is a wonderful way for young children to tap into their imagination, deepen their creativity, and explore new materials, all while strengthening their fine motor skills and developing self-confidence. The Artful Parent has all the tools and information you need to encourage creative activities for ages one to eight. From setting up a studio space in your home to finding the best art materials for children, this book gives you all the information you need to get started. You’ll learn how to: * Pick the best materials for your child’s age and learn to make your very own * Prepare art activities to ease children through transitions, engage the most energetic of kids, entertain small groups, and more * Encourage artful living through everyday activities * Foster a love of creativity in your family
About the Author
Jean Van’t Hul helps parents, caregivers, and teachers share art with the kids in their lives through her blog, The Artful Parent, her books, art classes, online courses, and kids art club. She lives with her family in the mountains of western North Carolina.