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Make a Grounding Box

Love Catchers instead of Dream Catchers

Art Therapy to Destress Ideas:

Design a Postcard

Cut & Paste a Painting

Draw in Total Darkness

Watercolor Your Bodily State

Make a Permission Slip

Forgiveness Box for Self

An Altar/Totem to Self/Child Self

20 Art Therapy Activities:

String Prayer/Meditation Beads

Draw in Response to Music

Collage from Quote

Color Your Feelings

Map of Your Heart

Rake Beach Sand

Create Potable Affirmation or Quote

Chalk Pain Writing, then Wash Away

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Treasure Bag

Your Birthday Tree

Garden Hose Labyrinth

Easy Silkscreen Tutorial

Make a Star Medal

Recycled Custom Trophies

Child with Crown Wood Transfer

Richard Shilling’s Land Art Blog

Goldworthy Inspired Nature Art

Land Art

Nature Art

Beach Land Art

Forest Land Art

Winter Land Art

Outdoor Fall Land Art

Coffee Table Rock Art

Using Art for Healing

Art Therapy Process (Painting)

Recovery Rituals in Art Therapy

Art Therapy Benefits for Sexually Abused Adults

Benefits of Art Therapy for Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse

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Incest Survivor Action Figures

Incest Survivor Action Figures (Instructions)

Athena’s Power Shield

Reiki Crystal Necklace

Make a Wish Bracelet

Seeing Ourselves as an Evolving Art Project

Art Therapy Exercise: Working With our Shadow

Make a Vision Statement Banner

Badge of Honor Medallion

This Point in My Life Project

Scribble Drawing Exercise

Making a Focusing Chair

Making a Focus Card

Abstract from Paper Scraps

Creative Boundaries

Make a Music Drawing

Music Therapy Exercise

Brave Heart Wall Hanging

Protection Amulet

Crown Me Mixed Media

All Dolled Up Assemblage

Building an Ex Votos

Make a Mosaic Miracle Box

Suitcase Shrines

108 Web Tools & Resources

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Drawing Lessons

Using Colored Pencils

Colored Pencil Art

5 Basic Pen & Ink Techniques

How to Draw a Mandala

Create a Mind Map

Whimsical Art

How to Use Pastels

Pen & Ink Materials

Painting Lessons

Painting with Acrylics

How to Paint Abstract Art

How to Watercolor

Abstract Watercolor Painting

Pastel Drawing and Painting

Mixed Media Art

Journaling Prompts

Experiments Book

Altered Cigar Box

Paint a Prayer

Make a Creativity Box

Keep a Favorites Journal

Make a Journal Jar

Make a Goal Board

Fabric Collage

Emotion Painting

Caribbean Foot Jewelry

Caribbean Hand Jewelry

Hand Photos: A Project 365

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100 Art Therapy Exercises

Make a Visual Autobiography

Weave on a Cardboard Loom

Create a Color Wheel

Create a Coat of Arms

A Fragments Box

Box of Values

Found Object Painting

Photo Craft Projects

Scribble Drawing

Draw a Mandala

Color a Mandala

Prayer Flags

A Family Tree of Strength

Anchor Art

A Life Map

Create Your Own Website

Create Vision and Mission Statements

A Motivational Collage

A Clutter Collage

Worry Collage

Collage a Painting

Make a Postcard

Ink-Blot Art

Map Your Mind

Emotion Painting

Draw a Dream at Dreamlines

Draw a Future Self-Portrait

Make a Stress Painting

Gratitude Collage/Painting

Gratitude Poster

Make an Abstract Painting

Paint a Childhood Memory

Window Painting

Famous Work of Art as Inspiration

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Creative Therapy Blog

One Word for the Year

What Makes You, You?

Finding Your Center

One Change

Wishing for a Talent

Personal Tradition

What Does Your Future Hold?

Looking Forward

Your Perfect Day

Your Bravery

Lessons Learned in Life

Childhood Dream

A Memory

Best Relationship

My Best Friend

Daily Self-Care



Favorite Poem

To Create

One Goal

Learning Goal

A Goal Achieved


Letter to Younger Self

Unconditional Love

Your Super Power


Your Favorite Word

Your Favorite Novel

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Art Therapy Techniques Blog

Blick Art Lesson Plans

Craft for Health Blog

50 Blogs

Land Art

Branch Weaving

Three Words

Coffee Grounds Painting

Abstract Art T-Shirt

Painting to De-stress

Bottle Cap Locket

A Story Stick

Beach Art

Alphabet Pebbles

Scanner Art

Drapo Dazzle

Assemblage Art

Chica Guardian Angel

Sock Dolls

Collaged Faces

Curiosity Collage

Good Fortune Boxes

Native American Medicine Shields

Polynesian Medicine Sticks

Drums and Shakers

Talking Rocks

One Hundred Spirits

Native American Story Necklaces

Peace Windows

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Recycled Paper Bag Art Journals

Shrink Plastic

Fridge Magnets

Magic Wand

Princess Tiara

Beach Glass Pendant

Gift Card Bracelets

Stone Jewelry

Yarn Dyeing

Kool-Aid Spray Dyeing

Felted Hearts

Woven Tree Wall Hanging

Weave with Nature

Garden Goddess

Mosaic Canvas

Hanging Mandala

Japanese Folding Screens

Marble Paintings

Mask Making

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Art Therapy & Creative Healing 4 (Crafts for Comfort)

Sock Animals

Sock Doggie

Wee Bunny

Sock Totoro

Swaddle Softies

Rabbit Stuffie from Old Sweater

Creative Spirit Doll

No Sew Fabric Art Dolls

No Sew Outdoor Cushion

Create a Sensory Box

Salt Pouches

Tea Soap

Bath Cookies

Milk Bath

Making Bath Bombs

Lavender Tea Bath

Sleep Masks

Eye Pillow

Make a Hot Sock

Headache Pillow

Warm Rice Pillow

Rice Heat Therapy Bag

Aromatherapy Felted Pillow

Homemade Reed Diffusers

Make Reed Diffusers

Homemade Potpourri

Linen Sprays

Drawer Sachet

Meditation Beads

How to Make Worry Beads

How to Use Worry Beads

How to Make a Friendship Bracelet

How to Make Your Own  Desktop Zen Garden

How to Make a Labyrinth

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Shield Making Process

Some Thoughts on Shrine Making

A Simple Triptych

“Drawing” Out Your Emotions

Anatomical Art (Therapy)

Dreamwork and Art Therapy

Wire Words

How to Make Word Charms

Simple Beaded Bookmarks


Serendipity Bookmarks

Mask Making

Cool Art Intervention #8 Mask Making

Mask Decos

Serendipity Squares

Prayer Flags

How to Make a Beaded Tiara

Fridge Magnets

Altering Bottle Caps

A Warm and Fuzzy Box

A God Box

God’s In-Box ( A God Box)

How to Make a Dreamcatcher

How to Make Beads out of Recycled Chip Bags

How to Make Paper Beads

Altered Art

Easy Ways to Decorate Clay Flowerpots

Singing Your Own Song

What is a Mandala

Mandala: The Art of Power… the Power of Art

Mandalas: A Gentle Reflection

Creating Your Own Mandalas

The “I Am Nature” Mandala


Make a Portable Creativity Kit

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