Category: Art Matters

9 Ways to Display Your Kids’ Art!

9 Ways to Display Your Kids’ Art!

Image from Artful Parent   There are many ways to display your kids’ artwork and turn those stacks of projects into something you love to look at every day. If you’re like me, you stockpile your kids’ art! Maybe you even keep it in a bin at home, under your bed, or in a drawer. […]

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Tips For Teachers: Creating Memorable Art Lesson Plans for All Ages

Tips For Teachers: Creating Memorable Art Lesson Plans for All Ages

Artwork by Zoe at Jeremy Ranch Elementary   Creating art lesson plans for your students is a work of art in and of itself. As the teacher, you want your students to be engaged, learn something and feel confident in their final art project! Creating art they love will fuel their love of creating art. […]

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5 Creative Fundraising Ideas for Schools

5 Creative Fundraising Ideas for Schools

Above image from PTO Today  Choosing a fundraiser for your school is challenging. A short google search will turn up a plethora of fundraising ideas for schools. How do you decide which is best for your school? You have to consider the time needed, resources required and how to get people involved! Here are 5 […]

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The Importance of Art in Education

The Importance of Art in Education

Above image by art advocate and teacher, Brandie Pettus, http://createartwithme.blogspot.com/   Art education is at risk. There’s no doubt about it, public investment in schools has declined dramatically. As schools focus limited resources on standardized test subject areas, funds for art education have taken a big hit. Whenever school budgets are tight, the arts are […]

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5 Ways to Celebrate Youth Art Month

5 Ways to Celebrate Youth Art Month

The month of March is Youth Art Month! It was founded by the Crayon, Water Color & Craft Institute, Inc. with the National Art Education Association. It was first celebrated in 1961 and was originally called Children’s Art Month. The purpose of Youth Art Month is to promote and celebrate the arts in schools. We put together a few […]

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Adding Art to Stem

Adding Art to Stem

Like us, you care about art and recognize it’s crucial role in education. But in recent years, we’ve all seen schools cut art programs, even with years of research showing the link between the arts and academic achievement, social and emotional development, and critical thinking skills. We believe in adding Art to STEM and transforming […]

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Art Matters!

Art Matters!

At SilverGraphics, we know art matters. It influences intellectual development. It stimulates creativity. It inspires and moves us in unexplainable ways. Our studio walls are filled with artwork… our own, our kids, our customers. It makes us happy and reminds us why we do what we do. Our products are a canvas for student artwork, […]

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