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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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!
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! 🙌
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 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 […]
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!
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.
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 […]
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 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.
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
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 […]
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