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    The Artful Kids Christmas Gift Guide 2019

    So it is that time of year again, and it has become something of an annual tradition to offer up a creative Christmas gift guide here each year. This year I will be selecting items mainly from the Artful Kids Mini Christmas Pop-Up Shop, and also from the Artful Kids Amazon Affiliate Store (from which I earn a small commission on each purchase). It’s a somewhat eclectic mix, from low-cost stocking fillers, to heirloom toys, from inspirational art materials suitable for all ages, to items specifically suitable for younger children. I hope you enjoy browsing the selection as much as I have enjoyed putting it together! Remember these are just…

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    Artful Kids Mini Christmas Pop-up Shop

    It’s been almost a year since the Artful Kids online store closed its doors. While the effect has been personally liberating in allowing more creative time, there have also been some side-effects in that I have experienced huge difficulty in breaking the habit of seeking out and sharing wonderful creative products in a meaningful way. I have experimented with different ways of dealing with this, from the short-lived Directory, to the new Artful Kids Amazon Affiliate Shop, but none of these have quite managed to scratch the itch.  So as a way of addressing this, I am launching the Artful Kids Mini Christmas Pop-up Shop. For 6 weeks only, this shop…