“Bestiary 5+”: Virtual Museum Of Children’s Fine Arts

"Bestiary 5+": Virtual Museum Of Children’s Fine Arts

In 2017, the “Bestiary 5+” community page was created in VKontakte, the Russian social network. It’s dedicated to children’s work of art. An art teacher’s virtual museum consists of photos of ceramics, drawings, mysterious animals and surreal portraits. Among other creatures and subjects, there are visualizations of abstract concepts. Continue reading »

Kids Make The Best Protest Signs

Kids Make The Best Protest Signs

With all the political problems and protests currently happening, this gallery is here to brighten your day by reminding that kids make the best and funniest protest signs. Continue reading »

Photographer Jacqueline Roberts Uses 166-Year-Old Technique To Shoot Kids

Photographer Jacqueline Roberts Uses 166-Year-Old Technique To Shoot Kids

Jacqueline Roberts was born in Paris in 1969. She graduated in Political Sciences and worked for international organizations before turning to photography. She lives and works in Germany, with her husband Gareth and their children Madoc, Malen and Emrys. Continue reading »

“Learning New Words”: Educational Children’s Book Parody By Miriam Elia

"Learning New Words": Educational Children’s Book Parody By Miriam Elia

Featured below are some of the funniest examples from the Dung Beetle Learning books – brilliant dark humor parodies of the much-loved British Ladybird early learning children’s books of the 1960s. Created by Miriam Elia. Continue reading »

The Beautiful, Surreal And Sometimes Sinister Artwork Of Jaco Putker

The Beautiful, Surreal And Sometimes Sinister Artwork Of Jaco Putker

Jaco Putker considers himself a regular guy who just likes to create. He is not quite sure what the term “artist” means–other than it suggests someone who has the freedom to create whatever they want. When Putker works he tries not to think too hard about what he is doing as thinking too much kills his creativity. Continue reading »

Cool Snaps Capture Little Kids With Their Headphones In The 1970s

Cool Snaps Capture Little Kids With Their Headphones In The 1970s

When Sony unveiled the Walkman in 1979, it transformed the way we see and experience the world as we move through it. The advent of portable music turned headphones from a stationary device for work or home to an ubiquitous accessory—the original wearable technology. Continue reading »

Japanese Illustrator Gives Thought-Provoking Chills With Haunting Artwork

Japanese Illustrator Gives Thought-Provoking Chills With Haunting Artwork

Japanese illustrator Avogado6 doesn’t offer much of a description of himself in his Twitter profile, simply stating that “I’m an ordinary person who likes chemistry. I create video works,” but one look at his thought-provoking artwork reveals that his interests run far deeper than that. Continue reading »

Kids With Down Syndrome Pose As Disney Characters For A Beautiful Awareness Campaign

Kids With Down Syndrome Pose As Disney Characters For A Beautiful Awareness Campaign

Everyone is beautiful, no matter whom they were born as. This is the central idea that British photographer Nicole Louise Perkins wants to share with the world with her amazing ‘Down With Disney’ campaign that celebrates children who have Down Syndrome. Continue reading »

Catholic School Characters By David Stoker

Catholic School Characters By David Stoker

David Stoker creates images that tell a story. Rich and atmospheric, his images stop a moment in time letting the viewer decide, or wonder, just what each character is doing. Continue reading »

Vintage Photos Capture Lovely Moments Of Australian Children In The Summer

Vintage Photos Capture Lovely Moments Of Australian Children In The Summer

Feeding a baby cangaroo, rabbit trapping, playing with hoop, tyre and wheel, swimming, etc., these beautiful photos from State Library of New South Wales that captured lovely moments of Australian children in the summer from between the 1910s and 1930s. Continue reading »

Tenement Kids And The City – Glasgow In 1975

Tenement Kids And The City – Glasgow In 1975

“All of these photos were taken on a weekend return from art college to visit my parents in the east end of Glasgow in 1975,” says John J Brady. “I obviously hadn’t mastered the camera and light meter combo that I’d borrowed from the college and the original negatives are in a poor state. But the images capture a place in time.” Continue reading »

Grandfather With Vitiligo Crochets Dolls To Make Children With This Condition Feel Better

Grandfather With Vitiligo Crochets Dolls To Make Children With This Condition Feel Better

Vitiligo is a long-term skin condition in which patches of the skin lose their pigment, becoming white with sharp margins. The disorder, which affects roughly 1-3 percent of the population, is otherwise harmless physically, but it can result in psychological stress and social stigma, as well as an increased sensitivity to the sun. Continue reading »

12 Year Old Girl Invents An Adorable Teddy Bear That Hides IV Bags Making Infusions Less Scary To Children

12 Year Old Girl Invents An Adorable Teddy Bear That Hides IV Bags Making Infusions Less Scary To Children

Ella Casano, a 12 year old girl who has been receiving intravenous (IV) infusions for ITP since the age of seven, came up with the really brilliant idea that would make the experience less scary for other kids, the Medi Teddy. This clever invention is an adorable teddy bear that offers a friendly face to a child while hiding an IV bag in a mesh pouch in the bear’s back. Ella based the Medi Teddy on her own experience. Continue reading »

Fun And Creative Furniture Was Designed For These Kids Bedrooms

Fun And Creative Furniture Was Designed For These Kids Bedrooms
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Architect Steffen Welsch has designed a collection of custom furniture for his own children, that he has named ‘Spider in the Book Tree’. Continue reading »

These Creepy And Disturbing Vintage Easter Bunny Photos That Will Make Your Skin Crawl

These Creepy And Disturbing Vintage Easter Bunny Photos That Will Make Your Skin Crawl

Easter is a bizarre holiday. The dead returning to life. Bunny shaped chocolates. Painting and hiding eggs… and handing your children over to strange adults poorly dressed as humanoid rabbits. Here’s a collection of vintage Easter bunny photos that will make your skin crawl. Continue reading »

Artist Drew 50 Monsters Over The Last 2 Years Based On Kid Drawings, And Here’re The Results

Artist Drew 50 Monsters Over The Last 2 Years Based On Kid Drawings, And Here’re The Results

According to Aaron Zenz: “For the past two years, I have been inviting kids all around the state of Michigan to send me monster designs. I provided four simple shape prompts for them to build their monsters off of. To date, over 17,000 drawings have been submitted. For my process, I look through all the entries and pick out designs that inspire me. I then work up fully rendered pieces of “fan art” based on their amazing designs in colored pencil, with the same techniques I use when illustrating picture books. Continue reading »

Stunning Vintage Photographs Of The Early Teen Bicycle Messengers In 1908-1917

Stunning Vintage Photographs Of The Early Teen Bicycle Messengers In 1908-1917

In 1908, the National Child Labor Committee hired Lewis Hine, a New York sociologist and photographer, to document the exploitative working conditions of child laborers in dozens of occupations, from mining and manufacturing to farming and newspaper selling. Among the many workers he captured were bicycle messengers in several southern cities. Continue reading »

Cool Snaps That Show Bedroom Walls In The 1980s

Cool Snaps That Show Bedroom Walls In The 1980s

What did the 1980s bedroom walls have? Check out these cool snapshots to see. Continue reading »

Extraordinary Photos Of The Joy And Freedom Of Childhood At A Time When It Was Normal To Play Out In The Street

Extraordinary Photos Of  The Joy And Freedom Of Childhood At A Time When It Was Normal To Play Out In The Street

Tish Murtha believed that photography could change lives for the better, but sadly died of a brain aneurysm in 2013 before her dream of a book could be realised. In 2017 her daughter Ella ran a Kickstarter campaign in collaboration with Bluecoat Press to publish Tish Murtha’s acclaimed photographic essay Youth Unemployment. The book was an amazing success, selling out as limited edition hardback within three months. Continue reading »

What Happens When Professional Artists Recreate Kids’ Monster Doodles In Their Own Unique Style

What Happens When Professional Artists Recreate Kids’ Monster Doodles In Their Own Unique Style

We all know that children have vivid imaginations and creative visualization comes pretty naturally to them. However, nowadays lots of children are so into ready-made images from sources such as TV, video games, computers and much more, that it is very important to encourage and inspire children to use their imaginations and explore creativity. Continue reading »