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Foster Their Creativity with These Watercolor Pads

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Encouraging the arts is a great way to help foster a child’s creativity as well as create a great alternative to screen time and encourage children’s self-expression. Watercolors can be a great art option, especially for kids who love to paint. Keep your artistic children stocked up with all the supplies they need by picking out a few watercolor pads for their arts and crafts corner.

Children and parents will appreciate that this kids’ watercolor pad set is bound, making it a portable solution for long car rides or vacations. This pick also comes with oil pastels.

Each sheet in this kids’ watercolor pad measures 9 by 12 inches. It can work both with pencils and watercolor paint, making it a great versatile pick.

The thick paper in this kids’ watercolor pad is designed to stand up to markers and watercolor paint. You’ll like that the paper is in a bound pad, making it a portable solution, too.

Whether you choose the donut- or cupcake-scented option, the scent on these kids’ watercolor pads is guaranteed to last for up to two years. The refillable markers are also easy to use.

This three-piece kids watercolor pad set features refillable markers and pretreated paper that reveals a unique color when the water activates it. Kids can color them again and again.

Expert Commentary

Watercolors are a fun way for kids to gain experience with painting and different artistic methods. When using watercolors, it’s important for kids to have high-quality paper to ensure that there is minimal to no bleed-through with their paints and so they are satisfied with the results of their work. These watercolor pads are great picks for any little artist.

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