As a child, my daughter always loved different mediums of art. She created with paint, crayons, clay, play dough, boxes, hangers–you name it, she was making art out of it! She grew up, continuing to love art, but channeling it more into sketching in notebooks and dancing. I sat down, had a chat with her one night, and found that she still loved to draw. I thought, “This is fabulous!” But now she’s 13. What type of art supplies do you buy a 13-year-old? I certainly couldn’t head to the store, pick her up a pack of Crayola Crayons, let her have at a pad of paper and expect her to be happy, or expect her art skills to flourish.
That’s why I was so excited to discover DoodleBox Art. DoodleBox Art is a way to provide a variety of artistic tools and supplies to children of all ages–with each box tailored to fit the artistic needs of the child by their age. My 13-year-old does not have the same artistic needs as my 3-year-old. DoodleBox Art provides the artistic tools for children of any age to create masterpieces!
About DoodleBox Art:
DOODLEBOX Art provides artistic and creative supplies tailored specifically to promote the love and joy of art to children of all ages. Our DOODLEBOXES are filled with quality products and are delivered with the utmost care in design & packaging to provide a true art experience and are available in 3 age levels; 2-5, 6-10, and 11-15. They are age appropriate and tailored specifically to the needs and abilities of kids of all ages.
When the package arrived, my daughter was truly thrilled. I took so many pictures because this was the most excited I’ve seen her about getting something new in a long time! It’s hard to get a teenager excited! Every package has a personal note created on the child’s favorite color (don’t forget to specify your child’s name and favorite color when you order!), making it even more special.
After unloading the mounds of art supplies she received, she immediately started sketching with pastels. Pastels? Why hadn’t I thought of that?! She sat at the dining room table for what seemed like hours doing art that day. Here are some examples of things she designed:
She painted a canvas black. Then, after it dried, used pastels to sketch a dancer on it. When her little brother smudged the sketch, she simply wiped it off and sketched it again. I was impressed with the idea of using pastels on the painted canvas to be able to create different art pieces! Here’s that masterpiece (which may change again-who knows?!):
As often happens in a house with younger siblings, Brid’s little brother wanted in on the art action. At first, he was content with his typical art supplies. But as Brid did more and more, he became more and more curious. Christopher so thoughtfully “helped” Brid with some artwork. Sometimes you just have to go with the flow and see what happens.
DoodleBox Art has boxes for children of all ages. I was absolutely impressed by everything about DoodleBox, from the packaging to the materials to the joy it brought my daughter! Although I can only attest to the DoodleBox Art for 11-15 year-olds, I would not hesitate to buy the box for my son or as a gift for any child I know is an art lover.
I received the DoodleBox to review, but all opinions are strictly my own.