Over the years, we were asked to help set expectations about how long it will take to complete a Creativity for Kids® arts and crafts activity kit.  Each time, our team sits down and talks it over – the pros and cons of labeling each product with an expected time to complete the project.  Ultimately, […]

creative rock star-ice cream

For the past 26+ years, Bryan has used his artistic talents to create beautiful packaging and countless catalogs for our Faber-Castell and Creativity for Kids brands. In addition to “work,” Bryan uses his creative genius to decorate our office areas with his signature brand of sculptural humor.   Creative Outside of Work…and Around Town   […]

summer craft

School’s out for summer! Now what?!? While we are super excited to be outside and not be on a strict schedule, we still need some indoor activities for when it rains, or for the older kids while the littles nap, or while mom works… It’s going to be a long (but fun!) summer. These adorable […]

We enjoyed exploring and testing the Faber-Castell World Colors pencils that we received to review and were interested to see how their skin tone colored pencils compared with other multicultural colored pencils out there. So we tested two sets side by side. Faber-Castell’s World Colors and Crayola’s Multicultural Colored Pencils And by we, I mean […]

travel crafts

School is out and summer is here! It is the perfect time for family vacations, adventures and bonding. Whether that is a long road trip or a plane ride, crafts will be the perfect way to keep your kids learning and occupied. When picking craft activities for traveling with your kids, think of activities that […]

World Colors

Join Faber-Castell in celebrating equality and cultural diversity with our World Colors colored pencil sets. Rooted in Germany and represented in over 120 countries, Faber-Castell is a global brand striving to provide complete inclusivity to children and creatives of all ethnicities.   The representation of all nations through artistic media is a concept that is […]

DIY Gifts for Day

As Father’s Day approaches quickly, it is time to get out the paint brushes and switch on your creativity to give Dad or Grandpa the gift he really wants. YOUR CHILD’S CREATIONS! There are so many possible crafts to make for dad and with dad on his day but, here are some of our favorites! […]

Father's Day craft

Father’s Day is coming! What do you get that dad, grandpa, and/or father figure in your life? These clay change trays are the perfect handmade gift for any guy’s desk, dresser, or nightstand.  

Summer Slide Crafts

School is out, and summer is in session! When the excitement over escaping the classroom eventually wears down, it is only a matter of time before we start to hear the dreaded phrase “I’m bored” as the infamous summer slide commences. Creativity for Kids® is here to help. With homework out of the way for […]

mother's day gift

Are you looking for last minute, handmade gifts for Mother’s Day? Look no further, we have a list of our favorite craft ideas for Mom that your child can make at home and because you’ll want to spend the day together, we have a few Mother’s Day Ideas listed below for what to do together […]

mothers day kids craft

Mother’s Day is right around the corner! What do you give that special lady in your life (besides wine)? Something handmade from the kids, of course! These Mother’s Day Painted Coasters are not only cute and guaranteed to make mom cry, they are actually useful, and best of all, a rainy day afternoon time-filler!  

Easter craft

It’s been a long, cold winter…. While we wait for spring to come, here’s an egg-cellent Easter activity for the kids. These Paint Splatter Easter Eggs are fun, festive, and best of all – mess-free! 🙌  

Easter Bunny Craft for Kids

Making Easter Crafts with Kids is a great way to celebrate the season. We love to make memories while dying Easter eggs and making festive bunnies and chicks. This is a quick and fun to do craft to celebrate Easter! You’ll need a few supplies: Faber-Castell Rainbow Fluffy Paint Burlap Bunting Easter Theme Paper Glue […]

World Colors Lesson Plan

World Colors celebrates creativity, inclusion and self expression. Students can create a self-portrait collage inspired by the book The Skin You Live In by Michael Tyler. THE SKIN YOU LIVE IN by Michael Tyler, illustrated by David Lee Csicsko   The Skin You Live In is a delightfully rhyming picture book celebrating diversity, and encouraging self-esteem […]

valentine's day craft

Love is in the air! And all over our craft room… Thanks to these adorable Valentine’s Day tie dyed doilies!  

watercolor craft

1 more week til Christmas! 🎅😱🎄 Hoping that sentence brings excitement and a sigh of relief that you feel prepared… but I’m sure it also brings a slight feeling of panic as there are always last minute things to do! Either way, take a few minutes with the kids to make this adorable watercolor craft […]

​Season’s Eatings… I mean Greetings! But seriously, what’s better than this time of year full of family, food, and food-themed crafts, such as this Paper Plate Pumpkin Pie?!? It’s the perfect activity and decoration for your Thanksgiving feast!  

Halloween Craft

Ghosts 👻, Goblins 👺, and Ghouls 👹! OH MY 😱! Halloween is a BIG deal in our house. We go all out with costumes, parties, treats, and decorations! These painted rock faces are the perfect front porch pumpkin companion or non-candy treat for your little tricksters.

grandparents day craft

Now that you’re smooth sailing through the back to school routine (Hah! We all wish!), and still recovering from the long Labor Day weekend, it’s time to think of the next craft holiday – Grandparent’s Day! Oh, you didn’t realize it was this weekend? Don’t you worry, these fingerprint magnets are the perfect personalized craft […]

paper plate pizza craft for kids

​It’s back to school season! 😱 While everyone is prepping with fresh supplies, backpacks and new kicks, I’m over here trying to remind my preschooler how to write her name with something other than sidewalk chalk. This paper plate pizza craft is a fun and easy way to brush up on a few basic motor […]

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