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Art for children and how to bring creative art into your home... easily... without too much mess.

Experience in the area

Former teacher, now an author of books about art since 1985... writing my twentieth book now... all my books are about creative art experiences using materials found commonly in the home.

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Parenting, Fisher Price, Scholastic, Donna's Day, Disney, and others

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Donna07/18/13101010this is very insightful and very useful .....
Kimberly01/20/11101010Thank you for confirming what I knew .....
Joe Roberts05/02/10101010thank you once again
Maria01/28/10101010Thank You for your suggestions!! Even though .....
Debra08/28/09101010Thank-you so much, I feel alot better .....

Recent Answers from MaryAnn F. Kohl

2013-07-17 6yr old girl :

Hi, Donna. Parenting has its challenges, doesn't it??    I'm an art expert, not behavior, but I'll give you my thoughts as a parent and educator.    First, never use such tactics as hot sauce or soap.

2011-01-24 My 4 1/2 yr. old daughter won't allow herself to poop!:

I am not a behavior expert, and don't claim to have the answers for you.    But I will give you my opinion as a mother.    I can tell from this description that because you care so much you have paid way

2011-01-20 discipline for 5 year old:

This is out of my area of expertise. I am an art activity expert, not behavioral. But I have an opinion as a mother and an educator. Please understand that is not a professional opinion:    The difference

2010-03-23 5 yr old kid behaviour problem:

Hello, Archana:    I am not a childcare specialist, I am an art expert. I know about art, but not as much about children's behavior. But I will give you my advice.    Here's what I would do as a parent:

2009-11-16 should I remove my daughter from a sport:

My personal belief is that the sports are "extra". Schoolwork and good sportsmanship are first. Give her a strong explanation and plan for why you are  removing her temporarily from gymnastics. The plan

 

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