Kids art station


With the crazy winter months ahead I’ve been wanting to organize a kids art station for my little ones. They love to craft and I thought it would be great to pull out all of the art supplies and create a special place for just them to create.

Normally I just pull out a bag of crayons and some paper, so when they saw this art station set up they were SO excited it was all set up! It kept them busy for awhile which is always a plus! I’ve seen some crazy cute art stations on Pinterest, but we’re going simple here. That’s my motto these days. ;)

Kids art station


DIY art station for kids

Basically I took an extra board I had laying around and gave it a coat of paint. Then I filled up some mason jars with some fun art supplies for the kids to create with.

Here’s what I filled in my jars:

  • Crayons
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Washi tape (my kids love that stuff)
  • Colored pencils
  • Poms

I also put out some washable paints and a glue stick. They were so excited to get crafting!

kids art station

Big thanks to Lowe’s for collaborating with me on this post and allowing me to be a Lowe’s Creator!  If you want even more inspiration, check out the projects by other Lowe’s Creators or download the Lowe’s Creative Ideas app on the iphone and ipad.




So how do you keep your kids busy during the winter months?


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Jamielyn Nye

Creative director and founder of I Heart Naptime. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her three little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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3 comments on “Kids art station”

  1. Fun idea to keep the kids busy! We do lots of play dough!

  2. Love that idea!! I have a ton of mason jars to do a project like this! I always store my craft suplplies in mason jars. Never thought to add them to a board.

    They are one of my favorite things to work with. So many things you can do with them!

  3. I love this- such a fun idea. Pinning!

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