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Meghan Burch

Meghan Burch, parent and Guided Art Programs Educator at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, has been getting messy with kids, parents, and educators in the Art Studio and across the country since 2003. She has a BFA in Illustration from Massachusetts College of Art and Design and tries to think with materials and work with her hands every day.

The mission of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, a non-profit organization in Amherst, MA, is to inspire a love of art and reading through picture books. The only full-scale museum of its kind in the United States, The Carle collects, preserves, presents, and celebrates picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world. In addition to underscoring the cultural, historical, and artistic significance of picture books and their art form, The Carle offers educational programs that provide a foundation for arts integration and literacy.  Visit The Museum’s website at http://www.carlemuseum.org.

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by Meghan Burch
Use nature's palette to inspire your child's next art project.
by Meghan Burch
Making these beautiful stars with your kids is as easy as wishing upon one!
by Meghan Burch
Do this fun — and decorative — art project with your child to introduce basic color theory. 

by Meghan Burch
Find out how this simple glue recipe is perfect for all sorts of craft projects.
by Meghan Burch
Create fun sculptures with your child by re-using packing materials and other household items.
by Meghan Burch
Make it an event! Learn how to throw a one-of-a-kind Valentine card-making party.
by Meghan Burch
A few suggestions for how your child can use odds and ends from around the home to make art.
by Meghan Burch
Letting kids mix the flour paint themselves makes this activity a playful exploration.
by Meghan Burch
Have kids make their own homemade paintbrushes using craft foam in this crafty DIY activity.
by Meghan Burch
In this activity, found objects (yarn, tissue, bottle caps, etc.) are used to create art so good it appears edible.

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