About Cheryl Trowbridge

I've been teaching Art to kids for over 20 years. There is nothing more inspiring than watching kids of all ages discover their ability to be creative! I have a degree in art and an art ed credential, but I've learned that you don't need to be an "artist" or have an art background yourself to teach the basics of art to kids. All you need are good lessons to follow (like following a recipe!) and the willingness to have fun with it! Over the years, I've developed hundreds of successful art lessons for kids, and my passion now is to make them accessible, so everyone can share the joy of art with the kids in their lives!

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The Ultimate Art FUNdraiser

When I first discovered KidsKreations two years ago, I thought I had struck gold, or at least hit the jackpot! To say this was a great find is an understatement. I’m excited to spread the word about this amazing company!!KidsKreations takes original artwork created by kids (or anyone, for that matter) and reproduces it on […]

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Time to Make Portfolios!

A new school year means new portfolios! A portfolio for each student provides a place to store and protect a year’s worth of 2D artwork. While it’s great to put student work up around the classroom, there’s only so much room and then it has to go somewhere! If you send it home, chances are […]

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Every Child is an Artist

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.“ ~ Pablo Picasso Art Phobia….many adults have it, but it doesn’t seem to be something we’re born with. Have you ever seen a three year old intimidated by a big piece of white paper and a huge brush […]

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Why Teach Art?

“Why teach Art?”…. Okay, this seems like a logical question, since some of you may already be wondering this, and if you’re not, I know there are people out there who are! In these days of “not enough time or money to teach all the things things that need to be taught”, why should Art […]

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Welcome to My Blog!

First of all, this blog is a work in progress! I realized that if I waited to post anything until it felt perfect, it would never happen! As a friend of mine likes to say, “Accept great! Perfectionism leads to procrastination.” Since those are two character traits I’m constantly working to overcome, I decided to […]

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