Is your family suffering from stressful vibes? Have everyone sit down to create art using one or several of the drawing prompts below. Prompts let creativity run wild and family members will enjoy seeing what each other comes up with. Take it one step further with having kiddos make a new list of prompts to work from in the future.
10 Drawing Prompts
- Water Slide
- Snow Globe
- Field of wildflowers
- Roller Coaster
- Bird’s Nest
- Party Hat
- Something from the future
If you have sidewalk chalk, consider taking this activity outside.
Need more convincing? A 2020 article from NPR discusses how art helps the brain. It also has this quote from Dr. Girija Kaimal, a professor at Drexel University and a researcher in art therapy: “Anything that engages your creative mind — the ability to make connections between unrelated things and imagine new ways to communicate — is good for you.”
Additionally, Dr. Kaimal shares there’s evidence making art can lower stress and anxiety.
Free Printable Challenge
Challenge yourself and family with this free Girls That Create printable!
Things you should know before downloading:
- Girls That Create printables are for PERSONAL USE ONLY
- You may NOT modify, re-sell, redistribute, or claim the design as your own
- If you’d like to share this project, credit must be given to Girls That Create and linked back to this post
Below are links to Kid Made Modern products. Since 2012 they have been making items designed to inspire children to push the boundaries of their imaginations while expressing themselves through creativity. Kid Made Modern is an affiliate partner of Girls That Create, which means this website will be compensated if you purchase products by clicking below. Thank you for supporting us.
- Jumbo Markers (Set of 16)
- Jumbo Crayons (Set of 24)
- Gel Crayons (Set of 12)
- Bento Box Crayon Set
- Washable Double Pointed Markers (Set of 30)
- Rock Crayons (Set of 12)
- Colored Pencils
- Drawing Paper Pad
- Artist Pad
More Girls That Create posts: Seven Unique Coloring Books Your Creative Girl Will Love and What I Like About Me Activity
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