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Painting Exercises for Children

Kids need to know that there are no rules when it comes to painting — other than not painting each other. By letting kids experiment freely with all kinds of painting exercises, they can learn to relax and let their creativity take over. After giving kids the opportunity to try exercises you design for them, give them the chance to design some exercises for themselves and their classmates.

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Painting Ideas for Children

Painting is one of those childhood activities that allows children to be creative and messy without worry. Beyond just colors and shapes, painting encourages children to use the right sides of their brains. The left side of the brain controls logic, linear thought and analysis and the right side of the brain is where spatial relations, creativity and a focus on the bigger picture take place. Encouraging children to paint not only increases their creative abilities, it also sets them up for a future where, according to some thinkers and writers, including Daniel Pink, the right side of the brain is becoming increasingly important in the workplace and in the world.

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Meet the Single Mom Taking the Beauty Industry by Storm

For decades, the beauty industry has helped shape the narrative around femininity and played a major role in the evolution of consumerism and gender norms as they exist today—the good, the bad, and the ugly. But, one mom is painting a new narrative around beauty, and the beholder, using the brushstrokes of self-love, radical inclusivity,…