Archive of Opinion

Meet a Real, Live Artist (Part 2) – Interview with Josephine Hague

For our second “Meet a Real Live Artist” it leaves us breathless (more breathless than a captain’s parrot who’s eaten a whole box of saltines in one go) to introduce to you a dear friend of ours and an exceedingly talented English artist. Josephine Hague At one time Josephine worked in the model making department of Aardman Animations (that’s right those Wallace & Grommit folks), but now she gets to spend her time frolicking in … Read more »

Meet a Real, Live Artist (Part 1) – Interview with Chris Lackey

A kid recently asked us: what does an artist do? And we thought: good question! Then we thought: hey, we know some artists, let’s find out. And tada, just like that a new Kidoodle post series was born: “Meet a Real Live Artist”. We hope you can read these to your kids to spark their imagination, get them even more excited about art, and let them get a glimpse of the wide range of creative … Read more »

Back to School Apps: Don’t Forget About Creativity!

As the kids are settling back into school, there have been plenty of back-to-school articles listing really cool iPad apps that provide a great way for kids to learn reading, writing, math, and also science and geography. It’s exciting to see the plethora of awesome educational apps out there. These apps have really evolved in visual quality and overall child experience! One area where I think these lists have been lacking, however, is finding apps … Read more »