Pipe Cleaner Challenge
Tinfoil and Pipe Cleaner Challenge that your kids will love!
Emotions Color Wheel
Emotions Color Wheel An Art Therapy Directive www.creativitymattersllc.com Description: This activity is good to ...
Art Books About Being an Artist - Fantastic Fun & Learning
Everyone is an artist. This list of art books is full of books that encourage kids to be creative and create their own unique art.
Magnificent Mandalas - The Silver Pen
A Silver Lining of this summer is that I am back to my beloved clinical work. Doing clinical work makes my heart and soul so very, very happy. So, what doe
Creating a Vision Board Book – Fold-Up and Portable!
Creating a vision board book for your goals and dreams is easier than you might think. Use this simple DIY accordion book format to make it portable and easy to display (it stands up on its own)!
Art Therapy Group: My Past & Future
Today in my art therapy group we did a thought-provoking project using a tracing of our hands to represent what we were into in the PAST and...
The Gifs of Therapy Disclaimer: This is a humorous blog about what it's like to be an art therapist. This blog is not meant to give mental health advice or refer clients to therapists. Personal information, client cases and artwork are all confidential and will not be shared here. Please review the...
Art Therapy Project: Gateway to What I Most Desire
In my art therapy class today, I asked students to create a gateway to what they most desire right now. Here's the example I gave them: ...
Why Doodling Matters
As Temple Grandin says, "the world needs all kinds of minds." and some of those minds "think in pictures". Doodling is a form of external thought that allows you to visualize the connections you are making while thinking. In the conscious mind, doodling can assist concentration and focus but even in the unconscious mind, while doodling and day dreaming connections are made. As Steven Johnson says, the "mind's primordial soup" can lead to "serendipitous collisions of creative insight"…
The Broken Bowl Project
Description: The bowl represents us as an individual, we are vessels that hold many things. But sometimes we break and need to be put back together. Our brokenness changes us, makes us who we are. And so the painting on the outside of the bowl represents who we are on the outside, and the words on the inside of…
Gratefulness Rocks • TeachKidsArt
The Thanksgiving holiday seems to bring out the best in people, as we focus on family, friends, serving others, and gratefulness. Sharing what we’re thankful for is central to our Thanksgiving tradition, and to this project sponsored by Elmer’s! Gratefulness Rocks are a fun way for the whole family to share what’s most important while creating […]
6 Inspiring Vision Board Examples and Ideas
Vision board examples to inspire and get you started. These vision board examples use magazine pictures, photos, and words in collage form to achieve goals and reach intentions.
Creative Writing with "The Dot" by Peter Reynolds
This week we read the story "The Dot" by Peter Reynolds. This is one of our stories from the Reading Street program but can also be purch...