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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mermaid Necklace

Summer is in full swing! We hope you are enjoying the heat and spending time in the water, whether at home in the kiddie pool or with your toes in the sand at the ocean! Either way, these magical mermaid necklaces are a fun way to display your beach found or store bought seashells.  

Father's Day Crafts

Father’s Day is right around the corner, how do you show extra appreciation to those special men in your life? Tell them they “Rock” by giving them hand lettered and painted rocks! This fun Mommy & Me craft is the perfect gift for Dad, Papa, Uncle or whoever is that stable rock in your life.

mother's day craft

What do you give that special Mom or Grandma in your life? Chocolate, jewelry, and especially wine, are good ideas. But a homemade gift on top of that is always appreciated. These Mother’s Day painted wood wall art pieces are sure to remind Mom just how much you care. <3  

Earth Day Craft for Kids

Spring is in the air and if you’re anything like me, you’re trying to get excited about spring cleaning (yay). While you’re pitching and purging, save a few empty milk cartons and don’t toss those take-out forks just yet! Grab a few twigs from the front yard and let’s celebrate Earth Day by crafting up […]

Easter Crafts for Kids

With spring around the corner (woo hoo!), it’s time for some Easter themed crafts! It’s been a long winter stuck inside with kids, and we have done every craft and activity available on the internet – OK, not really, but it feels like it. These marker dyed Easter eggs are a fun twist on the […]

Mardi Gras Kids Craft

I love a parade! And king cakes… and jambalaya… and powder sugar covered pączkis (delicious Polish donuts)… I’m getting hungry over here! Mardi Gras is one of the biggest parties around, so why not celebrate in a family-friendly way at home! These colorful paper plate masks are a fun and easy way to craft up […]

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