Art for Kids

Here are a few art supply recommendations for children.

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Make sure to invest in some good quality brushes, even for children. I recommend the Round Tip brushes. Quality brushes will help children (and adults) have better control of the paint, therefore leading to a more rewarding painting/art session and experience.

All of these will link to – I find this helpful to place what I need or want into the cart, then I can see exactly how much everything will cost and can decide from there which products to get. Hope this is helpful!


Artists Loft Fundamentals Watercolor Pan Set, 36 Colors
This is a good basic kit to get started with watercolors.


Prang Oval Pan Watercolor Set, 16 Classic Colors with No. 9 Brush (16000)
This is a higher quality watercolor set than the Artist Loft.


A good quality 140 lb Watercolor paper: (With watercolor, you really don’t want anything less than 140 lb paper. I have found this paper to be very affordable for its quality.

XL Watercolor Pad, 9″X12″ Fold Over
This is a good quality 140 lb paper


9pcs Round Pointed Tip Pony Hair Artists Filbert Paintbrushes, Marrywindix Watercolor Paint Brush Set Acrylic Oil Painting Brush black

S&S Worldwide 128-oz. Color Splash! Liquid Tempera Paint – Set A (set of 4)

Crayola Washable Kid’s Paint (6 count)


U.S. Art Supply 10 Piece Children’s No Spill Paint Cups with Colored Lids and 10 Piece Large Round Brush Set with Wood Handles

US Art Supply 20 Piece Large Round and Large Flat Hog Bristle Children’s Tempera Paint Brushes



Creativity Street 5168 Colossal Brush, Natural Bristle, Round (Set of 30)



16-oz. Color Splash! Liquid Tempera Paint Easy Pack


3pk 3/4″ x 60 yd Blue Painters Tape PROFESSIONAL Grade Fine Masking Edge Pin Stripping Trim Multi Surface Easy Removal (18MM .75 in)