What's most useful about this guide is that it is broken down into different painting categories (how to paint using watercolors, painting on rough textures, etc.). Using different types of paint and textures helps the child learn different skills.
A powerful children's picture book about a girl who learns that art can be seen through different lenses. Especially useful if you have a class that is hung up on being perfect. This resource teaches children that art isn't meant to be perfect and will therefore encourage individuality.
A picture book that illustrates it's okay to make mistakes and that often times, "mistakes" can be considered great works of art! The book is interactive with folds, tears, and creases so that children actually see the "beautiful oops."
A guide for adults as they embark on the journey of teaching little ones how to create art. Some adults have a tendency to police art activities so that children get the impression that there's a right or wrong way to complete an art project. This article gives useful tips on how not to be that helicopter educator.