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My New Favorite Art Ed Blog

My New Favorite Art Ed Blog…

When I first started writing my ‘Teach Kids Art’ blog back in 2008, I had no idea that blogging would become such a big thing! I started my blog as a way to share what I’d learned about teaching art to kids, with the hope that more kids would get to experience art as a […]

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Learn Art History (and lots more!) for FREE with Khan Academy

Learn Art History with the Khan Academy

“You only have to know one thing: You can learn anything.” That’s the motto of the Khan Academy! If you’re not familiar with the Khan Academy, and you have an interest in Art History (for any reason – whether you’re a parent, student, teacher, or lifelong learner) you’ll be amazed by the education that’s available to you for free! […]

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Free Digital Art Ed Magazines

In my early days of teaching art, School Arts magazine was my go-to source for art lesson inspiration and the best way to keep up with what was new in art education. Then I discovered Arts & Activities magazine, and I just couldn’t believe my luck at having access to so much great information just for art teachers! Well, that […]

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Art Ed Blog of the Year Finalist

Art Ed Blog of the Year Finalist

The results are in and I’m honored to be a finalist in the Art of Education’s Art Ed Blog of the Year! Check out the top 20 Art Ed blogs for lots of great content and inspiration. And be sure to follow the Art of Education for daily articles and relevant professional development just for […]

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While browsing TIME Magazine’s “50 Best Websites of 2011”, I came across a great resource for anyone interested in the history of art…. “”.  This site describes itself as a “not for profit, multimedia art history textbook”, but it’s so much more than that!  Rather than presenting names and dates in a dry, lecture format, […]

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SmARTkids Fine Art Site

SmARTkids is a fine art site created for kids ages 7-12 by the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago.  This is a great site for kids and parents to investigate together, or for just turning kids loose to explore and play.  Through structured and open-ended activities, kids can look at, think about, […]

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Animated Art “Books” for Kids

Here’s a fun site I just discovered for those of you with lower elementary age students… Mighty offers animated books for early readers with a variety of themes.  Visit the page titled, “Art & Music” for slide shows of paintings by Van Gogh, Renoir or Remington set to the music of great composers, or […]

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