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Summer is almost over! How about a painting project for your kids? I love giving my daughter a 4′ or 5′ canvas to create “fine” art with.  I hunt thrift stores and yard sales for extra large canvases and repaint them with gesso or spray paint to create a blank slate.

Below are my two guides for painting with children.  In a nutshell, just make sure you have large drop cloths, numerous paint brushes and give them a lot of freedom!

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