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Ella is not only Little's Assitant Manager, she is a graduate of MECA + a professional weaver. The perfect person to give suggestions for what gifts to give the creative kids in your life.

As a kid, my favorite gifts to receive were ones that allowed me to make things. I'm talking pens, notebooks, cookbooks, craft kits- anything that utilized creative energy. Gifts like these are great because they provide kids the opportunity to think creatively, which can be incredibly helpful later in life. Not to mention that it's super fun to sit down with a pile of markers + scribble away! It was tough, but I've managed to narrow it down to just a handful of my favorite gifts to encourage creativity.

Chunkies Paint Sticks

Chunkies Paint Sticks

These are great for little ones who are just figuring out what coloring is all about. They are easy to hold + quick drying. Just add paper!

The Giant Game of Sculpture

It looks like a huge book, but it's actually a sculpture waiting to be created! Simply pop out the shapes + insert them into any of the ready-made slots. After showing it off at your art exhibit, take it apart + make another!

Christmas Factory Coloring Poster

This adorable coloring poster is a great activity for Christmas morning. At roughly 40"x28", it's big enough for the whole family to do together.

Art Workshops for Children

Art Workshops for Children by Hervé Tullet

Tullet has created 11 inspiring workshops that are not about making beautiful compositions, but rather harnessing creativity. These workshops can be lead by a teacher, a parent, or an older sibling. Workshop titles range from "Painting Music" to "Personality Portrait" to "The Great Sumo Match". So much fun!

Creatibles DIY Eraser Kit

Creatibles DIY Eraser Kit

This is great for kids who love using their hands. With this kit, they can make their own erasers in whatever shapes, colors + creatures they can imagine.

Omy Coloring Belt

Omy Coloring Belt

This is an art project + a tool belt in one! Little creatives can color in the shapes + characters, then stash their markers away. It can be worn as a handy belt or rolled up for storage.


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