Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Pave the Way for Art during Kids Birthday Parties (part 1 of 2)

Tired of the usual theme for kids birthday party? Then try an "art class type" birthday party theme for a change. This will work especially if the birthday celebrator and his or her friends are also into art and craft works.

Since kids love attending birthday parties, this is the best time to introduce to them the beauty of art so they will develop a love for it this early. Having art class as a theme is good for the young attendees because it raises children’s level of awareness of the art around them as well as the art they can produce themselves.

The art theme

An art theme for a kids birthday party can be easy to organize. All you need is a room where little tables and chairs can be arranged so the kids will have a place for their art pieces.

Art can be incorporated during the birthday party as one of the activities that kids can do while waiting for the food to be served or after they have eaten their meals and greeted the birthday celebrator.

Having an art class as a theme can also help parents save some money because they will just have to provide all kinds of papers and boards—construction paper, tissue papers, drawing paper, watercolor paper, poster boards, foam core, and others.

When it comes to drawing materials, you can provide paints such as tempera, watercolors, acrylics, oil paints, fabric paints and dyes along with palettes and brushes for the kids to use. Other alternatives may also include printing materials such as blocks, inks, papers, frames of all sizes and styles, and precut mats, kits, including a lovely book binding kit to make three Japanese style books, clay, paper mache, glues, paste and craft materials for collage.

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