We all know that kids are a ball of energy. And since schools are out, kids got plenty of time to play and even mess around the house. So, we have rounded up 15 budget-friendly art materials that will keep your children busy (and keep your sanity as well!). These art materials will surely hype them all up, because we do too!
#1 – STABILO Green Color Pencil Long 24’s
Time to go green this summer! These Stabilo Color Pencils are definitely earth lovers because it is made from 100% wood from well-managed forests. The good thing is, you won’t have to worry about destroying our trees while enjoying these goodies!
#2 – Simbalion Watercolor Cake WCC28 28 colors
Summers are made for bright and sunny colors. Simbalion Watercolor Cake are perfect for giving vibrant shades for any artwork. This watercolor is best known for its light texture and highly pigmented colors.
#3 – Artline Stix Brush Marker Set 6 Colors
Aren’t these the cutest brush markers? These lego-inspired markers from Artline are one of our bestsellers for children art materials. You could create a fun pattern by connecting markers like blocks. Plus, it allows you to draw both wide and fine lines with its flexible brush type nib.
#4 – Illustration School: Let’s Draw!
If your child is artistically inclined by birth, then you may want to enhance his drawing skills by providing him a guide book at an early age. Created by one of Japan’s most popular artists, this book provides all the instructions and tools you need for illustrating fun and unique characters and elements that celebrate life. The author’s special and distinct style is simple and appealing, and her step-by-step directions offer artists, crafters, and art enthusiasts—with and without experience—the instruction and inspiration to draw in the Japanese-character style. Illustration School: Let’s Draw! is for artists and crafters of all skill levels who want to bring their own illustrations of one-of-a-kind animals, plants, and people to life in their work.
#5 – Djeco Glitter Board Mermaid Lights DJ 09507
When your little munchkin is both girly and artsy, she would definitely love this glitter board mermaid.The Djeco Glitter Boards range create sparkling pictures to brighten up any room in unique, beautiful designs that are ready to be showcased. Simply peel away the covering from each numbered area using the special stick, sprinkle the correct colour of glitter from the 6 tubes of glitter available and then smooth it with the brush to ensure it covers all of the sticky surface evenly. You can add a little twist by letting your kids decorate their own rooms!
#6 – Li’l Hands Colored Pencil 24 Colors
Your kids will finally be inspired to try the coloring books that you gave them for holiday with this Lil Hands Colored Pencils. Use this as a basic guide to teach them the proper strokes and how to color in one direction. After all, little hands need little steps!
#7 – Dong-A Oil Pastel 24 Colors
Teach your children the art of mix and match! Dong-A oil pastels are a total must haves when it comes to blending different shades of colors. It is made with high quality oils and pigmentations so you can achieve that mess free and light texture of color blending.
#8 – Djeco Colored Sand Girls Day-Out DJ08659
Still having a hangover from your beach vacation? No worries! Djeco Coloured Sands Girls Day Out is a beautifully illustrated sand art set designed by artist Arenas Coloreadas. There are four part pre-printed images on very thick card to turn into stunning Sand Art pictures fit for display. These are perfect for children because it is safe and very easy to use. All you have to do is keep the image in a sturdy box then peel away the protective paper with the special tool provided. The most exciting part is to sprinkle the sand on top following the color number key.
#9 – Dong A Poster Color 12 Colors 10ml
If your child is not much into sketching, then probably he is more into painting. This summer, unleash the painter in him by giving him the tested and proven poster colors for beginners. Dong-A Poster Color 12s are already hitting the bookshelves since its launching. These poster colors are ideal for newbies and children because it is safe and convenient to use.
#10 – International Arrivals 6-Set Goof Proof Erasable Markers In Assorted Colors
Let your child’s imagination take them in a whole new level with these ultimate kid friendly markers. Kids do not have to worry about making a mistake because it is erasable and guaranteed to be mess free! Goof Proof Erasable Markers will make sure you never goof up your artwork. But an eraser needn’t be for only correcting mistakes. Your kiddo can make all sort of cool designs combining the marker with the eraser. Comes in six neon colors.
#11 – International Arrivals 6-Set Scented Jumbo Juicy Highlighter In Assorted Colors
If you’re having a hard time teaching your kids how to write, then these jumbo highlighters might just save the task. It has been proven that kids are more likely to write at ease when you let them use jumbo markers or pencils first rather than the ordinary ones. The 6-Set Scented Jumbo Juicy Highlighter In Assorted Colors can help them learn the basics of writing before they venture on another school year ahead. Writing has never been this fun!
#12 – Canson Watercolor Pad 9 x 12 24 Sheets
Your kids will love this new watercolor pad by Canson because of its absorbent quality. It is specially made for watercolor painting so it absorbs water faster than the ordinary paper. Plus, it has a unique advantage of blending the watercolors easier and with a polished finish.
#13 – Complete Photo Guide To Paper Crafts
What could be better than making origami as a hobby? And it’s not just for kids, it can be for adults too! Paper crafts are one of the best ways to keep your kids busy. This book provides a reference for all kinds of crafts that involve decorative papers. It includes step-by-step photographed instructions for a wide range of techniques as well as projects to accompany each area of paper crafting.
#14 – International Arrivals Rainbow Mechanical Pencil
When you put mechanical pencils and colored pencils together, you get Rainbow Mechanical Colored Pencils. This set of colored mechanical pencils is everything you need for a colorful pencil experience with 12 colors in all. Rainbow Mechanical Pencils aren’t your typical mechanical pencils however; they have very thick colored leads; 2mm in fact, so you won‘t have any problems with lead breakage.
#15 – International Arrivals 3-Pc Set Ninja Erasers
Everyone makes pencil mistakes; but do you have ninjas to make those mistakes disappear? You must choose the stealthy Ninja Erasers as your comrades against pencil errors. They will make your mistakes vanish without a trace for no one to find. Hide your tracks with this set of three ninja erasers that come in blue, red and black!
Keep your sanity in check while you let your kids explore their creative genius! Summer is the perfect time for them to unwind and release all the pressure from school. Shop online for these budget summer art materials and get them in exclusively discounted prices. FREE DELIVERY NATIONWIDE!