The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to Fill Your Family's Life with Art & Creativity, Jean Van't Hul, Roost Books

Ages:3-10 yrs

Bring out your child’s creativity and imagination with more than 60 artful activities from the creator of, in this colorful book by Jean Van’t Hul.  Art making is a wonderfully fun way of your children to tap into their imagination, deepen their creativity, and explore new materials, all while strengthening their fine motor skills and developing self confidence. 

The more than sixty engaging arts and crafts projects included here are accessible and developmentally appropriate for one- eight year olds, and they’re a far cry from the cookie-cutter crafts many of us did in school as kids.  From bubble prints to musical chairs art, these activities allow children to explore art materials, techniques, and ideas as they grow more creative every day.  With activities for downtimes, action art for releasing energy, and recipes for making your own art materials, this book is your go-go-guide for raising an artful family.