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Celebrate famous artists with projects on their birthdays!

New! Artist Birthdays Calendar

Kids love to cel­e­brate birth­days, so what bet­ter time to intro­duce a new artist than on that artist’s birth­day? I’ve cre­ated a new page on my site to help you plan your artist birth­day cel­e­bra­tions! Just click on the “Artist Birth­days” link on my menu bar for a list of birth­days by month, com­plete with […]

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Butterflies Inspired by Eric Carle

A col­lage with per­son­al­ity — inspired by the beloved Eric Carle! Eric Carle’s col­or­ful col­lages are among the first works of art that many young chil­dren are exposed to.… who doesn’t love his charm­ing illus­tra­tions??It’s easy to make your own col­lage but­ter­flies inspired by Eric Carle.… just fol­low these sim­ple instruc­tions. And be sure to check […]

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Colorful Textured Paper

It’s easy and FUN to make this col­or­ful tex­tured paper! We made lots of it in a recent teacher work­shop at Palace Art. To make this amazing-looking paper, all you need is a piece of plas­tic (an expired credit card or gift card works well) with notches cut into one side of it, and some […]

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