Art comes in all forms and concepts. Whether it is the digital or the manual; the paintings, drawings, or sculpting or graphics, the subject has always been expanding let’s say… from centuries and it will keep on expanding. Many kids love paintings, drawings and doing activities that involve their creativity because it is more interesting than other subjects. For such kids, Artful-kids is a perfect place to indulge in art activities, making crafts, learning new ways of drawings and paintings.

Artful-kids — is a website dedicated to the youth — the kids, tweens and teens who just love arts in its all forms. So when you open www.artful-kids.com, you will find the homepage pretty eye-catching. First of all, the navigation on the site is very easy; you will only need to scroll through the topics and jump on your favourite part. If you don’t want to go random, you can choose from the menu given at the top with categories such as, Projects, Features, Reviews, Materials and Techniques and Creative Resources.

As the title suggests, ‘Projects’ is about crafts and activities which you can easily create at home, like special occasions cards, projects with spray ink, decorative paper projects, lanterns, tissue papers, etc., from the stuff readily available to you. ‘Features’ will showcase some art projects in detail.

You can read reviews about the activities and projects in ‘Reviews’ section. Apart from that, you can learn making any painting, craft or project with same materials you have, but in rather different yet trendy way that you may have never thought of before in ‘Materials and Techniques’. For example, accidental art which is too unique to create but if you know the technique, the canvas you create will look unbelievably amazing.

Lastly, in ‘Creative resources’, the creator of the website has gathered some free useful resources from around the web and has made them available to you to make your art.

So kids, get up and enjoy the art projects and activities in a number of ways at www.artful-kids.com, a place to explore and share projects, news, reviews, and creative ‘finds’ for both children and the ‘young at art’.

Published in Dawn, Young World, December 5th, 2020

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