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Ten books to inspire very young artists

For teachers by The Creatubbles Team11 Comments

We’ve put together a list of the top ten books recommended by art teachers relating to creativity. Whether you need to inspire little artists in your life, teach them how to embrace mistakes, or even encourage them to use supplies sparingly, we’ve got you covered. In fact, we think everything on the list is so good we’re filling our own shelves with them!

Is your favorite book missing? Please let us know in the comments below!

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The global art project about things that matter

For creators by Loizza AquinoLeave a Comment

This week our blog comes from award-winning Canadian humanitarian, Loizza Aquino,15.

She is driving a huge global initiative called #kids4action, which will unite 1 million children through artwork.  Her project involves getting children from every inhabitable continent on earth to create a piece of art on a social issue that matters to them and to upload it to a Creatubbles gallery. Once the creations have been collected, they will be used to start discussions with governments, leaders and organisations around the world to help drive change.

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Learn all about the awesome #TweetADream campaign!

For creators, For parents, For teachers by Laura and Matthew Grundler1 Comment

This week our intrepid educators Matt & Laura Grundler, interview the co-founder of the Our Future World project, which aims to support children everywhere dream big and realize their potential. On June 1st 2015, International Children’s Day, thousands of young people in 50+ countries will share the future they want to see via Twitter using the #TweetADream hashtag.

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Artistic Parenting #2

For parents by Laura and Matthew Grundler4 Comments

Is it enough to make art with your kids? Yes and no. Yes because whatever works for you and your family is great! We never want to be the parents that judge; every family has to do their own thing. What works for one might not work for the other. But to answer the question for us, making art isn’t enough. We want to expose the Grundler kids to all kinds of art and experiences; it boils down to thinking on a deeper level. Do we get to do all of the things we want to with our children? No, but it is all about gaining experiences and allowing our children the chance to make creative choices. This is a skill that must be demonstrated and taught to our children.

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