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Art Activity & Art Instruction Books

50 Ways to Draw Your Beautiful Ordinary Life
Van Der Hulst, Astrid
The mindful pleasure of learning to draw, with paper goodies and creative secrets from expert illustrators.

Draw the Flow way. In this innovative approach to drawing instruction, the illustrators from Flow magazine open up their tool kits, sharing secrets and...

Item No. 9781523501151
$24.95
Ada Twist's Big Project Book
Beaty, Andrea
Now a Netflix series!

40+ things to discover, draw, and make!

Featuring art from the beloved #1 New York Times bestselling picture book Ada Twist, Scientist, this activity book contains kid-friendly projects of all kinds and is the perfect gift for curious...

Item No. 9781419730245
$14.99
Art Before Breakfast
Gregory, Danny
Packed with the signature can-do attitude that makes beloved artist Danny Gregory a creativity guru to thousands across the globe, this unique guide serves up a hearty helping of inspiration. For aspiring artists who want to draw and paint but just can't seem to find time in the day, Gregory offers...
Item No. 9781452135472
$19.95
Art Lab for Little Kids
Schwake, Susan

Packed with 52 fun and colorful exercises geared toward 3- to 6-year-olds, this book offers parents and teachers an outstanding source of creative art activities to inspire and enrich this wide-eyed and open-hearted age group.

Activities are organized by medium and designed...

Item No. 9781592538362
$24.99
Big Book of Mazes
Shepherd, Walter
There are 50 new puzzles in this book. There are crime mazes and Christmas mazes, country mazes and city mazes, mazes for all skills and mazes for all seasons of the year. There are even mazes that are games you can play over and over again. Each maze has a story to go with it and often a set of...
Item No. 9780486229515
$8.95
Big Messy Art Book
Kohl, Maryann
Adventurous art beyond your wildest imagination!
Item No. 9780876592069
$14.95
Butterflies of the World Sticker Activity Book
Cosneau, Olivia
Butterflies, with their transformation from hungry caterpillar to beautiful flying flower, are among the most fascinating animals for children. Observing butterflies and moths introduces them to a wide range of colors and patterns, to the concept of camouflage, and to a colorful habitat of flowers...
Item No. 9781616894658
$7.99
Celestial Watercolor: Learn to Paint
McElroy, D R
The zodiac has been used for a millennia to bring humans closer to the cosmos. With this creative masterpiece, it's your turn to travel nearer the heavens following simple directions for painting each of the constellations, accompanied by information about each sign of the zodiac. A basic...
Item No. 9781631065880
$19.99
Collage Workshop for Kids
Merenstein, Shannon
Be inspired and delighted by Collage Workshop for Kids, a colorful art instruction book on collage techniques for children--made in cooperation with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.

Collage Workshop for Kids pairs essays by educators from The Eric Carle Museum...

Item No. 9781631595202
$25.99
Curious Kid Science Book
Citro, Asia

What happens if you water plants with juice? Where can you find bacteria in your house? Is slug slime as strong as a glue stick? How would your child find the answers to these questions?

In The Curious Kid's Science Book, your child will learn to design his or her own science...

Item No. 9781943147007
$21.95
Dinosaurs Field Guide
Printworks Kmg
Discover what dinosaurs looked like and what they ate, what their names mean, where they lived, and much more. This field guide is jam-packed with insights into the lives of creatures from the Mesozoic era, featuring up-to-date information based on recent discoveries. You'll also find loads of...
Item No. 9780486491561
$5.99
Don't Let the Pigeon Finish This Activity Book!
Willems, Mo
The Pigeon really, really wants to finish this activity book! But that pesky Duckling keeps getting in the way. Oh, and there's someone new on the scene causing all kinds of problems....

Follow the Bus Driver's lead as you write, color, draw, create--even build an airport!--in this fun-filled...

Item No. 9781423133100
$19.99
Draw Bridge: A Draw Your Own Adventure Book
Chronicle
To move from one side of the page to another, simply draw a bridge. Draw a bridge of wooden planks, or perhaps an impressive suspension bridge. Or a slide. Or a clothesline. Or a flying horse. As the world sprawls ever forward through the book, users' imaginations create the connections across an...
Item No. 9781452160979
$14.99
Draw Every Little Thing
Waycott, Flora
Learn to draw and paint more than 100 of your favorite everyday items! Step-by-step projects, prompts, creative inspiration make it fun and easy to draw your outfit, your favorite foods, your garden, and much more using drawing and painting tools you already have on hand.

With Draw...

Item No. 9781633228016
$19.99
Drawing Lesson: Graphic Novel That Teaches You How to Draw
Crilley, Mark
Read This Comic and Start Drawing Today! Nominated for a 2017 Eisner Award

For the first time ever, drawing instructor and graphic novelist Mark Crilley brings his easy-to-follow artistic instruction to aspiring artists in the form of a comic book, providing you with a one-of-a-...
Item No. 9780385346337
$18.99
EC Activity to Go Travel Tin

Staff Pick

Bring the fun...

Item No. 40795
$7.99
Eric Carle Animal Place Mats

Kids will feed their imaginations with these doodle place mats based on the popular artwork from Eric Carle's storybook animals! Picky eaters and restless restaurant-goers can imagine and create at mealtime with Brown Bear, Busy Spider, Mixed-Up Chameleon, and more. This engaging place mat...

Item No. 9781452115436
$12.99
Eric Carle Preschool Workbook

The first-ever Eric Carle preschool workbook, featuring letters, sounds, numbers, counting, and patterns!

Preschool children will love the interactive activities within this workbook, and fans of The Very Hungry Caterpillarwill delight in exploring and learning through...

Item No. 9780593386200
$8.99
Etch Art: Forgotten Jungle
Jolley, Mike
Embark on a journey through nature with this stylish folk-art inspired activity book. With your stylus, reveal the wonders of the wild in 9 amazing etchart scenes as you etch each piece and uncover jungle animals and other marvels hidden beneath stunning artwork made up of panels of special...
Item No. 9781786031419
$14.99
Field Guide to Color: A Watercolor Workbook
Solomon, Lisa
Play with paint, get creative with color, and discover your personal palette--a joyful, interactive workbook for creativity, self-expression, and deepening your understanding of how color works.

Color is one of the most profound ways we have to express ourselves. In this lively workbook...

Item No. 9781611806120
$27.95
Grown-Up's Guide to Making Art with Kids
Foster-Wilson, Lee
Make art and memories with the special kids in your life! Packed with how-to drawing and painting projects, creative prompts, and original crafting activities, The Grown-Up's Guide to Making Art with Kids will inspire you and your little ones to spend hours of creative fun together...
Item No. 9781633227392
$14.99
Hand Printing from Nature
Bethmann, Laura Donnelly

Discover how to use found natural materials – such as leaves, flowers, feathers, vegetables, fruits, shells, weeds, and wood grain – to print on any surface, from paper and fabric to ceramics, wood, and walls. Simple step-by-step instructions coupled with beautiful photos make it easy and fun to...

Discover how to use natural materials to print on any surface, from paper and fabric to ceramics, wood, and walls. With simple step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, Laura Bethmann encourages crafters of all levels to create original nature prints with leaves, flowers, fruits, shells,...

Item No. 9781603425599
$20.95
How to Draw Monsters and More Scary Stuff
Emberley, Ed
Learn to draw jack-o-lanterns, skeletons, witches, black cats, monsters, and more in this how-to-draw book by drawing master Ed Emberley-perfect for the Halloween season and all year round!

Using his alphabet of shapes and squiggles, Ed Emberley shows new artists the easiest method to...

Item No. 9780316443449
$10.99
How to Make Hand-Drawn Maps
Cann, Helen
With wonderful examples and easy-to-follow instructions, this beautifully illustrated how-to book makes it simple and fun to create one-of-a-kind hand-drawn maps. Helpful templates, grids, and guidelines complement a detailed breakdown of essential cartographic elements and profiles of talented...
Item No. 9781452169910
$27.50
If You Go Down to the Woods Today
Piercey, Rachel
Journey through a magical woodland, with poems to read and things to find

My woodland's full of animals,
of every different kind.
So shall we stay here for a while
and see what we can find?
Experience the everyday wonder of nature in...

Item No. 9781419751585
$19.99