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August 27th, 2008, 06:03 AM
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The Bite
Pablo-bly not, but you can still encourage your budding artiste to make masterpieces with nontoxic supplies like veggie-based paint...for art that screams like Munch but smells like Monet's garden.

The Benefits
  • Less suffering for art. Many standard art supplies emit asthma-inducing chems; pick ones that don't contain ammonia, formaldehyde, or turpentine, especially since supplies can end up in kids' mouths.
  • Painting a greener planet. Up to36 billion pounds of toxic acrylic polymer solvents, found in many traditional art supplies, are produced each year.
  • Inspiring mini-Mirós. Whether or not your kid's a natural, natural art supplies will get their creative juices flowing.
Personally Speaking
It's too early to tell whether Heather's nephew Quinn will be the next Paul Klee, but she picked up a box of the Nuno veggie-based paint for him just in case.

Wanna Try?
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August 27th, 2008, 08:38 AM
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Thanks!
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August 27th, 2008, 09:32 AM
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Thanks! My daughter loves to draw/color/paint. This will be great!
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August 27th, 2008, 01:38 PM
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Thanks~ Can't wait to color with my lil guy, taht will be a while though
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August 28th, 2008, 06:03 AM
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I'm mad at that! LOL!
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August 29th, 2008, 11:41 AM
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Wow thats really neat, thanks for sharing! When Rayne gets a little older I definitely want to try some of that out
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