Essential Art Supplies for Creative Kids
By Susie Cortright
Stimulate kids' imaginations by having these inexpensive kids art supplies on hand. With them, kids can make jewelry, collages, paintings, pictures, note cards and every animal under the sun. These are great starters for those family projects you've been meaning to start.
" Googly eyes"
Interesting odd 'n ends: buttons, lids, tins, etc. (Before it hits the trash, make sure it doesn't belong in the art box.)
• Buy discounted art supplies online at DickBlick.com and Joann.com. Sign up for each site's newsletter to receive announcements of weekly specials.
• Subscribe to Family Fun magazine. This is a wonderful, resource-filled magazine with inspiring ideas for spending quality time with your kids.
© Susie Cortright
Susie Cortright publishes Momscape.com, a website devoted to helping busy women find balance. The site features resources for conscious living and soul-based parenting, including Susie's popular "Soul Snacks": creative ways we can nurture ourselves -- and others -- in 15 minutes or less. Susie is also the author of More Energy for Moms, a mind-body-soul fitness book, program and community, and Rekindling Your Romance After Kids. Susie lives in Breckenridge, Colorado, with her husband and three young children.