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Essential art supplies for creative kids

Creativity brings joy to life. Stimulate kids' imaginations by having these inexpensive supplies on hand.

Construction paper
Tissue paper
Cardstock
Tempera paints
Watercolor paints
Markers
Pens
Pencils
Crayons
Chalk
Paintbrushes
Oven-bake clay
Pom poms
Rhinestones
Pipe Cleaners
Googly eyes
Colored feathers
Assorted beads
String
Yarn
Scissors
Elmer's glue
Glue stick
Rubber cement
Old magazines
Family photos
Fabric scraps
Interesting odd 'n ends. Buttons, lids, tins, etc. (Before it hits the trash, make sure it doesn't belong in the art box.)

With these supplies, kids can make jewelry, collages, paintings, pictures, note cards, and every animal under the sun. Buy discounted art supplies online at DickBlick.com and Joann.com (sign up for each site's newsletter to receive announcements of weekly specials.) www.dickblick.com and www.joann.com.

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