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The Best Stretched Canvas

We’re hard-pressed to find a child who doesn’t enjoy art time. This is especially true when it comes to painting. Whether you’re trying to keep your art class well-stocked or you need to keep your homeschool arts and crafts corner ready, having stretched canvas at the ready for when kids feel that creative spark is a great way to encourage them to use their imaginations and learn about the arts.

This value pack of stretched canvas for kids is triple-primed to prevent yellowing. It’s perfect for use with acrylic and oil paints. But note this doesn’t come with easels.

You’ll get six pieces of stretched canvas for kids along with an easel, smock, palette, brushes, 12 acrylic tubes of paint and a color guide to help children understand color theory.

This set of stretched canvas for kids comes with easels that they can continue to reuse. Or, for parties, you can customize each one with a child’s name for a keepsake.

This painting set comes with a color wheel to help children understand color theory and how to properly pair colors.

Each of these kids stretched canvas pieces is made from 100% cotton that’s acid-free and won’t yellow over time. The easels don’t require any assembly.

Expert Commentary

Kids love to paint, and these stretched canvases are perfect for them to fully explore their artistic potential. Using a good-quality canvas has a lot of impact on the utility a child derives from the painting experience, as they are easier to work with and offer far more durability than substandard canvases. Some of these canvases also come with many brilliant painting accessories, offering everything a child might need to make a beautiful painting. Also, these stretched canvases are very easy to set up, requiring minimal effort on your part.

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Melissa Spurling

Melissa holds a doctorate in pharmacy and is a home educator, co-teaching a high school chemistry class and a primary school class. Having taught two of her own children to read, write and traverse Singapore Math, Melissa has spent hundreds, if not thousands of hours researching and testing curriculum.


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