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Art with Alyssa: “Stained Glass” Tissue Paper Project

Art with Alyssa: “Stained Glass” Tissue Paper Project

This art project, which is inspired by the works of Justin Sterling, a Black artist who currently has an art installation at the San Diego Museum of Art in Balboa Park. Create the project at home, t . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Story Collage Inspired by Faith Ringgold

Art with Alyssa: Story Collage Inspired by Faith Ringgold

Teach children about Black history by studying famous African-American artists and creating art inspired by their work. Here is information about Faith Ringgold, who is best known for her story quil . . .

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Art with Alyssa: African Maasai Family

Art with Alyssa: African Maasai Family

Celebrate diversity and families with this easy project that utilizes fabric scraps and materials you may already have. Consider framing the finished artwork and gifting it to a family member. The p . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Collage Inspired by Artist Alma Thomas

Art with Alyssa: Collage Inspired by Artist Alma Thomas

One way to learn about Black history with kids is to study famous African-American artists and create art inspired by their work. Here are discussion points about Alma Woodsey Thomas and a mosaic pr . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Hands & Hearts

Art with Alyssa: Hands & Hearts

Art is a universal language that can bring people together, encourage empathy and spark meaningful conversations. For families looking for ways to teach children understanding, art and books are a g . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Pop Art Hearts

Art with Alyssa: Pop Art Hearts

A fun art project to do with kids on Valentine’s Day or anytime of the year.Pop Art artists of the 1960s, such as Andy Warhol, used everyday objects as inspiration for art. In the 1980s another grou . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Tint and Shade Hearts

Art with Alyssa: Tint and Shade Hearts

Learn tinting and shading with this fun and educational art project that is great for Valentine’s Day or anytime of the year. It works best with oil pastels, but chalk pastel would work as well. D . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Heart Batik Mural

Art with Alyssa: Heart Batik Mural

Plan a Family Art Night that includes making a heart batik mural, homemade Valentine’s Day cards and other creative projects. This fabric batik wall hanging is beautiful and would also make a nice . . .

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Printable Valentine’s Day Cards for Kids

Printable Valentine’s Day Cards for Kids

Print our adorable, FREE Valentine’s Day cards on cardstock or paper and the kids will be ready to spread some Valentine’s Day cheer to friends and classmates. Have the kids sign their names on . . .

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DIY Funny Valentine's Cards

DIY Funny Valentine's Cards

Help the kids make funny valentines for classmates and friends, using the first initial in their names, festive paper and funny features. Happy Valentine’s Day!Supplies A variety of colored, patte . . .

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Make and Send a Hug to Loved Ones

Make and Send a Hug to Loved Ones

Don’t you miss hugging people? Here’s a clever DIY hug craft that lets loved ones know they are missed! Whether it’s Mother's Day, Father’s Day, Teacher Appreciation, a birthday or some othe . . .

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Valentine's Day Mailbox

Valentine's Day Mailbox

Kids love crafting their own Valentine's Day mailbox to collect cards and messages from friends and family! Washi tape provides an easy, fun and colorful way to create and decorate -- it comes in do . . .

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Cupcake Cards

Cupcake Cards

  It's fast and fun to craft a cute cupcake cards for every kid in class, using simple materials you probably already have at home. Don't forget the teacher! Supplies: MagazinesColored Card Sto . . .

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Chinese New Year Lion Lantern

Chinese New Year Lion Lantern

Light up a Chinese New Year celebration with this lively lantern -- a perfect project to do at home with the kids!SuppliesRed paper lanternSheet of red tissue paper1 sheet of office paperScraps of c . . .

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