Building the interconnected skills kids need to happily succeed through playful and creative learning. Curiosity. Character. Confidence.
It starts with the art.

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Growing innovators and problem-solvers through the arts.

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Our mission is simple. We’re building creative capability, growing artists unafraid to experiment, growing thinkers unafraid to approach a challenge and take a risk, and growing citizens unafraid to self-advocate and to support one another through playful and creative learning activities that arrive each month in your inbox. Open-ended. Hands-on. No stickers. No pre-cut pieces. It starts with the art™.

Delivered monthly to your inbox, not your mailbox.

subscriptions and gift subscriptions for kids and families to creative learning and play with art and education subscriptions for kids and families family art activities social-emotional learning academic integration youth activism

Choose your subscription. Check your inbox. Inside you’ll find an imaginative, multi-layered experience in a fun and easily downloadable digital package. Each monthly issue connects art projects with academic subjects, encourages resourcefulness and re-use, and nurtures social awareness and social-emotional skills.

The planet-friendly way to playful and creative learning.

Print what you want or print nothing at all. Use it on a laptop, tablet or even your phone as you adventure about. No packaging for the landfill. No leftover tubes of half-used glue. Just hours of well-planned activities and adventures to fit your family, how you want it, when you want it.

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With years of experience teaching kids and families at our home in The Wishcraft Workshop, we’re experts at holistic, creative learning and play. And with an Advisory Board of kids you can bet who is steering this ship. It starts with the art™. Let’s make some waves.

12-monthly issues, $47


6-monthly issues, $27


month-by-month, $7/issue



In Every Issue
binoculars icon Scout It Out
Meet the Issue's topics and prepare for your adventure.

utility knife icon Outfit Your Crew
Collect any supplies to make the art.

oars icon Ready, Set, Row
Follow along with simple instructions for three different projects of varying complexity. Start with the "Dip A Toe" project, move on to "Jump In" and then finish with "Make A Splash."

hand in hand icon (G)row Together
Find tips for parents in "Toss Them A Line" (considerations for varying needs and capabilities), "Adventure About" (ideas for applying the learning in their world) and "Buckle The Life Vest" (suggestions for additional skills practice to prepare your child for success).

canoe icon Paddle Your Own Canoe
Kids explore on their own (or with a little help) ideas to practice what they've learned in "Get Your Bearings" (self-reflection), "Buoy Yourself" (helpful tips) and "Make Good Waves" (apply the skills).

greenhouse icon Leave No Trace
When applicable, this section provides guidelines to upcycle any leftover project materials.

world love icon In The Same Boat
Practice new skills on a personal, local, regional, national or global level.

backpack icon Pack It Up
Explore the interconnectedness of the projects, the activities and the ideas.

field notes icon Field Notes
Share with us what you learned, what you made or how did it go...because we want to know!

TYC science iconTYC languag arts iconTYC math icon
Science! Language! Math!
Look for these icons to find a connection to the academic subjects your child may be studying. Play with math. Learn new words. Watch science in action. Then be ready for them to be confident and delighted when they come across these ideas in their studies.
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