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Melissa & Doug Deluxe Art Easel for Kids & Toddlers

Updated on August 7, 2014

The Melissa & Doug Deluxe wooden art easel is a great gift for kids and toddlers

Art easels for kids are wonderful toys for kids and toddlers because they develop creativity, encourage self-expression, have educational value and are tons of fun. The Melissa & Doug Deluxe standing wooden art easel is the best of the bunch. Children and toddlers can lose themselves for hours in the wonderful pursuit of art in a variety of mediums. An Art easel is a wonderful gift idea for kids and toddlers. It's something multiple kids in the family can enjoy and grow with. It's a big and impressive gift at a reasonable cost. Best of all it helps develop skills and is educational in nature so it's a gift both parents and kids will love.

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Deluxe Art Easel for Kids Features

*Chalk Board

*Dry-Erase Board

*Includes locking paper roll holder and child safe paper cutter. Paper feature can be used with crayons, paint, markers, stickers and more

*Folds for easy storage

*Adjustable Height for different ages and stages

*Includes 4 plastic clips and a 2 plastic dishwashable storage trays

Video describing Melissa & Doug Standing Art Easel Features

"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up."- Pablo Picasso

Why Melissa & Doug?

Melissa & Doug is a toy company that has been around for over 20 years. The company was actually started in the garage of Doug's parents' house and has since grown to be a brand loved by parents and children across America. They make high quality products, often from wood. Currently there are over 2,000 toys and games to choose from! Their toys have won numerous awards throughout the years. Safety is always a top priority and Melissa & Doug puts new toys through numerous tests before releasing them to the public. Additionally they test paints and coatings frequently to ensure that all toys meet or exceed government regulations. This is so important for the safety of our children.

Melissa & Doug Artist's Smock

A smock is a must have item when children do any sort of potentially messy craft or activity. Since paints and markers can be used with this art easel it is highly recommended that your child have a smock to keep their clothing clean and un-stained.

Melissa & Doug Art Essentials Artist Smock - One Size Fits All
Melissa & Doug Art Essentials Artist Smock - One Size Fits All

This high quality and durable smock is offered at an exceptional value. It's very cute, has adjustable straps and can be worn by a boy or girl so all the siblings can share.


Benefits of art for children

Improves hand/eye coordination

Fosters an interest in learning

Creates a higher level of concentration

Promotes self-esteem

Stimulates imagination

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Melissa & Doug Easel Accessory Set

The easel itself doesn’t come with any supplies and this set includes everything your child will need to get their creative juices flowing. It includes:

4 Bottles of washable paint (red, yellow, blue & green)

4 Spill-proof paint cups with lids that match the included paint. These fit perfectly into the holders on the art easel so don’t buy a different brand. They also really work to keep paint from spilling.

4 Paint brushes again that match the included paint

1 roll of easel paper

Box of 10 jumbo chalk sticks

Chalk eraser

1 Dry-erase marker

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    • WriterJanis2 profile image

      WriterJanis2 4 years ago

      This allows for such wonderful creativity with kids.

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      Tolovaj Publishing House 4 years ago from Ljubljana

      I know few kids who would really appreciate such gift. Adults too:)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      This looks like fun. Put up the easel with a drop cloth underneath. Give your toddler paint. And then just step back. Of course you also have to be willing to wash the bath tub so your significant other doesn't kill you.

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      LornsA178 5 years ago

      Our daughter love doing this when she was little. This is so fun for kids.

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      CoolFool83 5 years ago

      This can be quite some fun for kids. Great lense!

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      TransplantedSoul 5 years ago

      An Easel is a great way to keep an art area tidy (and portable)

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      Itaya Lightbourne 5 years ago from Topeka, KS

      Would love to have one for when my grandson is a bit older and can enjoy it! :)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Very crafty and artistic gift, great for future painters and artists.

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      Camden1 5 years ago

      My daughter got an art easel when she was four - she's still using it today at 11!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Art easels are great for kids. Mine used to have one that they loved to use for painting. BTW, they are all talented as adults. :)

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      Thanks for sharing this great information! ;-)

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      Nithya Venkat aka Vellur 5 years ago from Dubai

      Useful information for people who want to buy art easels for kids. Great lens.