Imagine Arts Academy

We inspire children to dream big with unique art experiences that broaden their horizons.

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Drawing a Unicorn

Learn how to create a unicorn with our step-by-step drawing lesson!

Watch as one of our talented artists teaches you how to draw a unicorn.

Meet your Virtual Instructor! 🎨Through art, kids learn about the world around them, from design careers to global cultures. 🌍
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Paper Plate DIY Llama Crafts, Easy Llama Craft for Kids || Crayola CIY

Q: What did the llama say when the other llama asked if they wanted to go on holiday?

A: Alpaca my bags!
Make your own paper plate llama with this DIY craft activity:

For step-by-step instructions, see our Paper Plate Llama craft. No llama drama here—just a galloping good ti...

Did you know that at Crayola® Imagine Arts Academy™, we test all of our programs with our kid advisory board before launching them to the public? Our rigorous testing process ensures that kids are engaged, learning and most of all, having fun in our classes!

Did you know that when you hang up your child’s art, they hear you say “your work is important to me”? Fill up that fridge door or design your family art gallery with their masterpieces.

Crayola Upcycled Plastic Bottle Craft || Crayola CIY

Take that plastic bottle out of the recycling bin and get ready for your next art activity! Discover this Upcycled Plastic Bottle Craft that makes for the perfect outdoor ornament.

For step-by-step instructions, see our Crayola Upcycled Plastic Bottle Art craft. Smart gar...

Our Mission: to inspire children to dream big with unique art experiences. Through art, kids learn about the world around them, from design careers to global cultures to animal conservation.

We’re very excited to launch our new website! Find out about all of our programs and their accompanying classes and why we’re so passionate about teaching kids art with purpose.

Upcycled Storage Jar || Crayola CIY

We’ve all been pulling out our art supplies a bit more often this month. Here’s a great activity that’ll keep the kids creating, and it also doubles as an art supply storage bin.

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Our IT team has been working very hard, and today we are so happy to introduce you to the new face of our website. Please check us out at Art with a Purpose - We inspire children to dream big with unique art experiences that broaden their horizons.

Crayola Imagine Arts Academy Drawing Lessons - Owl

Hoot Hoot! We show your kids how to draw an owl with our newest drawing tutorial.

Crayola Imagine Arts Academy gives you a hands on lesson of drawing an Owl

Animal Bookmark DIY, How to Make A Corner Bookmark || Crayola CIY

Take a walk on the wild side with these simple DIY animal bookmarks!

For step-by-step instructions, see our Animal DIY Bookmark craft. The book stops here! Celebrate R...

A reminder that children can find the joy and self-expression in creating any work of art.

Did you know that coloring books were originally called painting books because watercolors were used to fill them in? As crayons became more popular, coloring books became more kid-friendly. Happy coloring book day!

DIY Kindness Rocks, Kindness Rock Painting Ideas || Crayola CIY

We could all use a little encouragement this month. Here’s a DIY project that inspires kindness with just a rock and some paint.

For step-by-step instructions, see our Kindness Rock Painting craft. Kindness rocks! Give a rand...

If you’re heading to the beach or lake be sure to bring home some seashells. Paint them in different colors and patterns and you will have a marine-inspired work of art!

DIY Paper Spinners || Crayola Summer Maker Series

An art project that doubles as a toy! Music to a parent’s ears! Set them up with this paper spinner craft and let the fun begin!

It’s week 1 of our 2018 Summer Maker Series, where we will feature 7 summer camp inspired crafts! This week, learn how to turn cardboard & string in to color...

We give kids the chance to build their confidence as they create one-of-a-kind projects, with a focus on real-world problem-solving techniques. Learn more about our programs:

"World of Design" virtual sessions are coming soon! Can't wait to meet our kiddos!

Happy Saturday! This weekend we challenge you to find even more ways to let your children’s imaginations run free!

DIY Tie Dye Painting || Crayola CIY: Create It Yourself

You may have already delved into the world of tie dye by creating your own t-shirt but how about making a multi-colored masterpiece to hang on the wall?

Watch as Shauna from our Finance Team shows you how to create colorful tie-dye art as our Crayolian inspired CIY series continues! 🎨 #NationalCraftMonth #Cra...

Even ice cream deserves its own museum! Today on #icecreamday we wish we could visit @museumoficecream, where creativity and imagination are that much more delicious!

Today we celebrate Nelson Mandela and all of his achievements working towards human rights and peace.

Do you have an emoji that you wish existed but doesn’t yet?
In celebration of #emojiday, comment below with your favorite missing emoji and find out how you can nominate it to be added to the official list of emojis here:

Stop for a moment and think about what our kids have gone through these past few months. They are truly inspiring!

We provide the creative spark and let children’s imaginations do the rest. Find out more about our programs here:

Lunch and an art project all rolled into one! Let your kids loose in the kitchen and see what creative concoctions they can cook up (and save you some time away from the stove!)

DIY Paper Pinwheel || Crayola CIY: Create It Yourself

Nothing says summer quite like a handmade pinwheel. Follow along with this simple CIY to make your own outdoor accessory.

FULL SUPPLY LIST AND INSTRUCTIONS A summer favorite! Learn how to make a pinwheel out of patterned cards...

July 4th Decorations || Crayola CIY

Happy 4th of July! Make your own flag and (safe) fireworks at home to celebrate this special day!

Job Description: Do you want to get paid to have fun and inspire kids? Why not join our team of dynamic presenters who engage kids with awesome, hands-on creative projects! No two days are the same in this job and you’re sure to have a blast!
• Leads online Crayola® Imagine Arts Academy programs catered to kids ages 5-12 including after-school programs, and camps.
• Promotes all Crayola® Imagine Arts Academy programs to potential customers in a positive and professional manner
• Attends online weekly team meetings and participates in professional development workshops
• Demonstrates professionalism and commitment to the Crayola® Imagine Arts Academy brand
• Responsible for being punctual to all events (at least 15-30 minutes early for set-up)
To be a Crayola® Imagine Arts Academy Instructor you MUST:
• Have experience working with groups of children
• Be a driver with access to a reliable vehicle
• Be available and committed to the work schedule
• Be prepared to undergo a background check.
Job Type: Part-time

Happy July! Did you know that it is World Watercolor Month? This form of painting dates back to cave paintings and still remains popular today, especially for children, since it is washable

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Today is the birthday of famed architect Antoni Gaudi from Spain. If you have ever walked the streets of Barcelona you will marvel at the amazing churches, parks and buildings that he dreamed up, like this completely whimsical building.

Today is the birthday of famed architect Antoni Gaudi from Spain. If you have ever walked the streets of Barcelona you will marvel at the amazing churches, parks and buildings that he dreamed up, like this completely whimsical building.


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Today is Pink Day! Did you know that the word pink comes from the name of a flower? In many languages including, French and Italian, pink is called rose or rosa, after the rose!

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Houston, TX

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