Glitter, glue and markers all over the table … that’s how my house usually looks, because we’ve got a creative kid on our hands! While all kids are creative in their own ways, some naturally gravitate to hands-on-crafts and getting messy with a project. If you have one of those, then check out these Online Resources For Creative Kids … they’re all FREE!
A large variety of drawing and art tutorials for kids of all ages, including under age 5. Adults love them too! They are easy to follow and new content is constantly being added. You can find their tutorials on their website, or Youtube Kids Channel.
Thousands of classes and videos led by creative artists, and it’s free to access if you have a valid Edmonton Public Library card! For kids and adults alike, it’s easy to learn new skills with this incredible resource. Try out weaving, watercolour painting, knitting, baking and more!
During the beginning of the COVID pandemic, Illustrator Rob Biddulph produced a series of how-to-draw videos for kids stuck at home. They quickly grew in popularity and Rob continued to share his adorable designs for the world. There are over 50 of them available for free on his website and Youtube channel.
The Michaels Canadian website is full of cool inspiration for crafters of all ages! In the Kids’ Crafts section you’ll find simple DIY projects using items you likely already have around the house. New projects are always being added, and the search tool makes it easy to find ones your child will be interested in.
Whatever your child is into, this visual marketplace helps you quickly find projects to get their creative juice flowing. Search for anything from holiday-themed projects, to button crafts, painting ideas and more. Let your kids pin their favourite ideas to a personalized board and whenever they need something to do they can choose one on their own.
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