Tag Archives: kids art

Inspiring Minds: Ed Emberley

30 May

EdEmberley

I first heard about Ed Emberley at a Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators conference.

Ed has been making kids’ books since 1961, when his first book was declared an ALA winner. Since then, he’s illustrated more than 50 (!) children’s books, including Caldecott winners.

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T-Shirt Smock

11 Sep

Make your own kids’ art smock, in five minutes or less!

It’s (a) easy, (b) takes two minutes—no sewing—and (c) lets your kid go all Jackson Pollock on that paint and paper, worry free.

All you need is an adult-size t-shirt. Then you can create this:

Kids Craft Shirt

Well, yours probably won’t be a Myth videogame smock like Szaba’s (unless you’re the most awesome mom in the world, ahem), but it will be a t-shirt turned creativity suit.

Here’s what you do:

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