How to Lead Healing Art Activities with Kids

Learning is a direct line to empowerment for both kids and adults. Here, you’ll find resources designed to empower you and help you confidently lead Art with Heart programs with kids.

Learning is a direct line to empowerment for both kids and adults. Here, you’ll find resources designed to empower you and help you confidently lead Art with Heart programs with kids.

"I had the most enlightening conversations about trust - how it's built or broken, who client's trust or don't trust and why. I'll continue to use this activity when I meet with youth."

- Sound Therapist, about using the Safety Net activity in Ink About It

Creative Expression
in One Minute

Leading AwH activities with kids is simple and effective! Our basics contains all the ins and outs like tips for helping kids use creative expression, talking about their art, and using art as a meaningful outlet for emotions.

Activities for Home

Understanding the impacts of COVID is a stressful and confusing time for our community. Here are activities to support healthy conversations about the emotional effects of the virus. We also collaborated with Childhaven on a caregiver’s activity guide and community resource sheet to help families.

Grief Resources

Art activities and expert video that use creative expression to help kids process their feelings during the grief journey. Generously funded by Safe Crossings Foundation.

Caregiver Guides

Guides to help Caregivers talk with kids about grief and create a supportive environment of healing. Includes activities to explore grief through creative outlets that encourage sharing and expression. Generously funded by Safe Crossings Foundation.

Art Extension Activities​

Activities from our curricula that each compliment a page from one of our therapeutic activity books. Along with art-making, each video walks through supportive emotional goals, how to lead the activity, and prompt discussion questions to use in practice.​

Art Techniques​

Time lapse videos that can help you build technical skills with a variety of mediums.

Learn from the Experts​

Click here to listen to our partners and advisors thoughts on how Art with Heart resources are a compliment to classroom SEL programs, before/after school programming, and trauma-informed schools.

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