Learn to draw food-themed folded monsters. Go from delicious to terrifying! Especially fun for elementary-aged children!
The following Arts and Brick’s blog posts feature family-friendly activities and crafts geared towards preschool and elementary-aged children.
Arts and Bricks creator Kelly Barkhurst shares a digital collage technique that combines photographs and children’s artwork, showing our world through our children’s eyes!
It can feel like a daunting task when you need your kids to learn to relax and reset. Fortunately, there are ways you can teach your kids self-care without falling into an expensive trap.
Here at Arts and Bricks, we’re BIG fans of creative kids (and that’s every child)! This round-up of arts and crafts gift ideas is full of products that foster children’s creativity and “artsy” making. Our list is specially selected for elementary-aged children, children 5 to 12.
Find a LEGO fan convention in a U.S. location near you.
A marble LEGO challenge is an excellent STEAM/STEM build for elementary-age children. It teaches engineering skills and fosters creativity. Winning!
Learn to make your own Roll-A-Haring dice game or print and play our Sports and Christmas-themed games.
For our immediate family, Legoland was a better experience and more fun than Disney! Yes, I truly said that! Here’s why…
This is a Halloween edition of our family’s animal name guessing game for kids. Test your knowledge of vampire, ghoul, and ghost-named animals!
Actionable parenting tips on how to model the value of education to your children.
Have you ever looked at your bucket of sidewalk chalk and thought, “What do we do with this?” Today, I’m here to inspire you with a very simple, family-friendly outdoor chalk mosaic art project.
Learn how to draw a surprise big-mouthed monster. This is a simple activity that requires just a sheet of paper, writing or coloring utensil, and a bit of imagination!
Instead of throwing away old magazines, save their brightly printed pages for use in magazine collage artwork that you can make with your kids!
Explore our favorite LEGO sets for kids ages 5 to 12 available for purchase in 2021. Our kids have built these sets and adamantly recommend them!