Resources for Art Educators

  • Lesson Plans
  • Art Educators Catalog
  • At Home Art Lab
  • Teacher News
  • Partnerships
  • Services
  • Lesson Plans

    Lesson Plans

    Add creativity to any teaching experience. Created for all ages and skill levels, these projects feature full instructions and material lists to get you started, plus many have helpful, step-by-step videos. These lesson plans also meet national education standards.

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    Art Educators Catalog

    Packed to the brim with new products and classroom classics to inspire students of all grade levels! Find all the supplies you need to get ready for the school year ahead, all at the best prices.

  • At Home Art Lab

    At Home Art Lab

    Keep students happy, busy, and learning right at home. These basic bundles for K–12 students are a simple way to shop the perfect art essential sets for at-home education and family activities.

  • Teacher News

    Teacher News

    Stay updated on education news from around the country including events, conferences, sponsor news, and more. Check back often for updates!

  • Partnerships


    We’re proud to partner with many national, state, and regional organizations to provide solutions for various purchasing needs. For a list of contracted partners, charitable organizations, and more, check out our business partners from across the country.


  • On-Account Ordering

    Businesses and schools can purchase online using approved open accounts.

    1. Add the items you’d like to purchase to your cart.
    2. Click the checkout button and select “With my School or Business Account”.
    3. You will be prompted for your customer number and other pertinent order details.
    4. Before placing your order, you will have the opportunity to review and approve all details of the order, including your pricing. Discounts and taxes (unless you are a tax-exempt entity) will be applied to your order at this step.

    If you do not know your customer number or need to set up an account, call our Order Department at 800-447-8192 M-F 7am-10pm, Sat 8am-7pm, Sun 9am-7pm CST. Or select Live Chat for immediate assistance.

  • School & Business Discounts

    If you purchase art supplies throughout the year, you might be eligible for our discount program. Contact our Institutional Sales Department to find out how you can save.

    Discounts are taken off the school catalog prices, and will not apply toward quantity break pricing or factory shipped items (FOB factory). However, if you place an open-account order on our website, you will always be given the lowest price between your discount, quantity break, or web pricing.

  • Quick Quote Tool

    Use BLICK's Quick Quote tool to create an on-demand quote! Valid for 45 days, quotes reflect your account's profile and current prices.

    Create a Quick Quote:

    • Sign into My Account with your email and password or create a personal user account.
    • Curate a shopping cart of needed items.
    • Select “Move All to List”.
    • Select “Create New Quick Quote”.
    • Provide your school or organization’s customer number and zip code.
    • Assign your quote a requisition name.
    • A Quick Quote will be instantly generated. Quotes reflect your account's profile and current prices and are valid for 45 days.
    • Select “Print PDF” to either download or print your quote OR select “Email” to forward a hyperlink to yourself or to an order approver.

    Make changes to a Quick Quote:

    • Please note that only the list creator can make additions or permanent deletions to a quote.
    • Sign into My Account with your email and password.
    • Navigate to the Quick Quote Search page or use the link emailed with your quote notice.
    • Provide your school or organization’s customer number and zip code. This can be found on the quote PDF.
    • Select desired quote from the list of quotes.
    • Make deletions or add extra items from a current shopping cart by choosing “Move to List”.

    Order items from a Quick Quote:

    • Order may be placed by the list owner or by a list reviewer.
    • Navigate to the Quick Quote Search page or use the link emailed with your quote notice.
    • Provide your school or organization’s customer number and zip code. This can be found on the quote PDF.
    • Select desired quote from the list of quotes.
    • Choose “Buy All’ or select specific items and click buy.
    • Quote items are moved to your shopping cart at the quoted prices with the quote code applied. Select the “School or Business Account” checkout option and follow prompts to place your order.
    • You may also place your order via standard PO methods. Be sure to reference the quote code on your PO to ensure the quoted pricing is applied to your order.

    For assistance, please call (800) 704-7744 from Monday to Friday (7am to 4:30 pm CST) or email

  • Bid Requests

    Our institutional quote and contract specialists are available to meet your purchasing needs by responding to your quote or formal bid requests.

    Simply add the items needed to your shopping cart, save the cart as a PDF, and e-mail us at Please provide your school or business name, address, and contact information along with the subject line “For Quote” and attach your cart PDF. We will review your request for eligibility and respond within 1–2 business days.

    For questions regarding this process, call 800-704-7744 M-F 7am-4:30pm CST or email

  • Future Orders

    Skip the stress of ordering classroom supplies when the school year starts — place an order ahead of time, and we’ll send it to you when you need it.

    Advantages of Future Orders:

    1. Best product availability
    2. Just-in-time delivery
    3. Invoices align with budgeting timing

    How it Works:

    1. Prepare your supply list in advance of the date needed.
    2. Place your order as soon as you are able and indicate the date you would like your order to ship. If ordering online, select “I would like this order to be billed and shipped to me at a future date” in the shipping address section of checkout.
    3. Blick will pack and hold your order until the selected date.
    4. You won't be invoiced until your order ships.
    5. Your order arrives on time and complete.

    Choose the ordering method that’s easiest for you:

  • Blick U

    An easy way to help your students gear up for the semester! Set up a supply list and share it with your students so they can find everything they need in one place.

    1. Sign up as a new Registered Customer or Log in if you already have an account.
    2. Click on My Lists to begin building your Blick U Course Supply List.
    3. When you are ready to let your students know about your list, click the “Let people know about this list” link located in the top right corner of your list. We allow you to customize your message and immediately email your list to all your students.
  • Art Room Aid®

    Create a Wish List for your art project needs and ask for contributions!

    Teachers, need help paying for supplies for your art projects? Here's how:

    1. Log in to your Registered Customer Account (or create an account if you don't already have one).
    2. Create a Wish List with all the supplies your students need to complete their art project and make sure your list's Published Status is set to "Yes".
    3. Use the "share" functionality within your Wish List to send the list via email, Facebook, and Twitter to your network of supporters (including parents, friends, and community members).
    4. Supporters can purchase the supplies needed for your project and have them shipped directly to you!

    Art Room Aid® is a Registered Trademark of Dick Blick Holdings Inc. All Rights Reserved.

  • Contact Us

    To place an order:

    Customer service:

    Pricing and Contracts:

    Product information:

    Select Live Chat for immediate assistance.