Books and Media - Activity Books for Children

23 Ways to be a Great Artist
23 Ways to be a Great Artist Clearance!

Paint like Jackson Pollock, sculpt like Henry Moore, and make paper cut-outs like Matisse! It's easy with the help of 23 Ways to be a Great Artist, the perfect book for crafty kids eager to discover the secrets to creating a masterpiece.

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3-D Art Lab for Kids
3-D Art Lab for Kids

3-D Art Lab for Kids is an inspiring collection of 32 projects designed to encourage the artistic spirit in children. Lessons in paper, clay, textiles, sculpture, and jewelry are open-ended, so they can be explored over and over with different results every time.

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500 Kids Art Ideas
500 Kids Art Ideas

With an emphasis on recycled materials and nature, 500 Kids Art Ideas covers a wide range of subjects, from making dolls and edible treats to sculpting and printmaking. Projects are designed for adults and children to do together.

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A Work of Heart: A Year of 1st Grade Art Lessons
A Work of Heart: A Year of 1st Grade Art Lessons

A Work of Heart: A Year of 1st Grade Art Lessons is the second book in a series by author Janet Conlin that uses simple language, lots of pictures, and step-by-step instructions to guide teachers through a one-year art program for young students.

Price: $35.95
 
A Year in Art: The Activity Book
A Year in Art: The Activity Book

A Year in Art is a beautifully designed activity book that introduces children to many of the world's greatest artworks and allows them to interactively explore the world's great masterpieces through games, puzzles, coloring, and other activities.

Price: $22.99
 
Action Art
Action Art

In Action Art, more than 100 action-packed art activities promote discovery and adventurous creativity, organized under "actions" such as smacking, squeezing, tapping, rolling, spinning, swinging, blowing, exploding, and swooshing.

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Animation Lab for Kids
Animation Lab for Kids

Introduce kids to stop-motion animation and animated filmmaking with Animation Lab for Kids and take their art projects to the next level. The book includes a series of fun, hands-on projects that teach a range of animation techniques. Kids make their own movies. No previous experience required.

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Art Camp: Artrageous!
Art Camp: Artrageous!

Walter Foster's whimsical Art Camp series is designed to introduce young artists to a wide range of art techniques in fresh, fun new ways. Art Camp: ARTrageous! is the first title in the series, and it contains more than 25 colorful, quirky projects for adults and children to create together.

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Art for All Seasons
Art for All Seasons - 40 Creative Adventures for Children

Art for All Seasons is a handbook of more than 40 nature-inspired art adventures for children and teens. Written by Susan Schwake, the best-selling author of "Art Lab for Kids," these open-ended and inventive projects provide a great springboard of ideas.

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Art Lab for Kids
Art Lab for Kids

A refreshing source of ideas for creating fine art with children, Art Lab for Kids encourages the development of every young artist’s own voice, marks, and style. Author ? Susan Schwake. Paperback. 144 pages.

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Art Lab for Little Kids
Art Lab for Little Kids

Targeting perhaps the most critical developmental period for kids, this unique reference helps 4-6 year olds find and cultivate their artistic voice and style with playful lessons that result in significant skill building.

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Art Quest: Modern Art Mayhem
Art Quest: Modern Art Mayhem

In Art Quest: Modern Art Mayhem, young readers use problem-solving skills and art knowledge to navigate a thrilling mystery. Carefully chosen questions address core subjects for the age group. As readers find the answers, they advance through the story, learning more about art on every page.

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Art Workshop for Children
Art Workshop for Children

In Art Workshop for Children, a unique child-led approach provides a framework for cultivating creative thinking and encourages the wonder that comes when young artists are allowed to freely explore the creative process. The book includes a series of open-ended art workshops.

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The Big Book of Art: Draw! Paint! Create!
The Big Book of Art: Draw! Paint! Create!

The Big Book of Art: Draw! Paint! Create! provides a comprehensive, colorful, and creative guide for using a range of kid-friendly art tools — from crayons and colored pencils to markers and paint.

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The Big Book of Color
The Big Book of Color

With a plethora of fun projects, easy-to-understand concepts, and pages bursting with color, this book is sure to be a hit with budding artists of all ages.

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Clay Lab for Kids
NEW! Clay Lab for Kids

Clay Lab for Kids focuses on kid-friendly clays — air-dry, polymer, and homemade — that are safe and easy to use at home or in the classroom. No kiln required! Art teacher Cassie Stephens leads you through 52 fun, hands-on projects covering a range of cognitive and manual skills.

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Ed Emberley On the Go! Drawing Pad Books
Ed Emberley On the Go! Drawing Pad Books

Ed Emberley On the Go Drawing Pad Books are a great, low-tech way for kids to gain skills and have loads fun, whether at home or on the road. No need for expensive electronic tablets, wireless networks, or additional art supplies — just a black marker, pen, or pencil is all that's required!

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Let's Write! Design Your Own Fonts
Let's Write! Design Your Own Fonts

Let's Write! Design Your Own Fonts is a colorful, imaginative, fun-filled book that shows readers how to create their own typefaces and use them in endlessly inventive ways. No skill is required — just an imagination and a willingness to scribble, draw, color, and play.

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Modern Art Adventures
Modern Art Adventures

Modern art is bold, experimental, and not concerned with rules — in other words, perfect for children who love to draw outside the lines. Modern Art Adventures introduces young artists age 6 and up to groundbreaking masterpieces and fresh techniques, then lets them loose.

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Paint Lab for Kids
Paint Lab for Kids

Paint Lab for Kids features 52 fun, fresh, kid-friendly art lessons, each exploring a paint medium, technique, or effect. Inspired by the popular Paint Lab book for adults, this exciting collection is sure to bring out the best in every young artist.

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The Paper Hat Book
The Paper Hat Book

The Paper Hat Book offers creative kids 20 fantastic paper hats, all of which can be created quickly, easily, and inexpensively from repurposed paper — shopping bags, newspapers, comics, old story books, magazines, packaging scraps, and even junk mail.

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The Paper Playhouse
The Paper Playhouse

Using surprising and easily accessibly materials such as shipping boxes, shoe boxes, junk mail envelopes, newspapers, maps, found books, and other paper ephemera, The Paper Playhouse explores a range of techniques including sculpture, printmaking, bookbinding, and collage.

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The Pencil Book
The Pencil Book Clearance!

Bringing together drawing, picture making, adventures, craft, games, and play, The Pencil Book provides a starting point for active imaginations and opens up a whole new world of creativity.

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Sharpie Art Workshop for Kids
Sharpie Art Workshop for Kids

Keep kids busy for hours with Sharpie Art Workshop for Kids. The book is filled with 30 arts and crafts projects featuring Sharpie markers. Step-by-step instructions and photos make it easy for kids to follow along. Book also includes information about markers, tips, and techniques.

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Sticker Pictures
NEW! Sticker Pictures

Stick, color, and create one sticker at a time. Sticker Pictures takes coloring to the next level. Each book includes 14 bright, geometric color-by-number templates of your favorite animals. Use the included stickers along with crayons, colored pencils, and markers to color each image.

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The Usborne Big Book of Drawing, Doodling, and Coloring
The Usborne Big Book of Drawing, Doodling, and Coloring

The Usborne Big Book of Drawing, Doodling and Coloring is a super-big book with an astonishing number of fun activities that will provides weeks — no, make that months — of entertainment for kids.

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What's That Face Activity Book Series
NEW! What's That Face Activity Book Series

Reimagine the faces of robots, monsters, and animals by mixing doodles and stickers. The "What's That Face?" series will spark kids' imaginations as they make their way through these fun, interactive activity books. Each book includes a doodle pad, masks, reusable stickers, and more.

Price: $15.95
 
Yellow Owl's Little Prints
Yellow Owl's Little Prints - Stamp, Stencil, and Print Projects to Make for Kids

In Yellow Owl's Little Prints, celebrated indie artist Christine Schmidt offers 25 hip, imaginative, and customizable decorations, toys, puzzles, and keepsakes for children using simple hand-printing techniques.

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Zentangle for Kidz!
Zentangle for Kidz!

Sandy Steen Bartholomew's Zentangle for Kidz! is both a fun romp through pattern play and an inspiring art lesson. Tangle techniques are charmingly presented by kid characters Alex and Lilah in the relaxed, inviting style of a comic book.

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