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Celebrating National Scribble Day: The Power of Creativity and Self-Expression

March 26th 2024

National Scribble Day, celebrated annually on March 27th, is a day dedicated to the joy and freedom of self-expression through art. Inspired by Diane Alber's book, "I'm NOT just a Scribble," this special day serves as a reminder to unleash our creativity and embrace the simple act of scribbling. At Scribble Art, we're excited to join in on the celebration and share some thoughts on the importance of nurturing creativity in ourselves and our children.

The Power of Creativity

In today's fast-paced world, it's easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. However, it's essential to take a step back and give ourselves (and our kids) the space to explore our imaginations. Creativity is a vital aspect of personal growth, helping us develop problem-solving skills, build self-confidence, and foster empathy. By encouraging creativity, we empower ourselves and our children to express our thoughts and emotions in unique and meaningful ways.

Judgement-Free Self-Expression

National Scribble Day is the perfect opportunity to remind ourselves and our children that self-expression should be free from judgment and expectations. It's about the process of creation, not the end result. When we let go of the pressure to create something "perfect," we allow ourselves to fully enjoy the act of scribbling and embrace our creative instincts.

Quality Time and Connecting with Loved Ones

One of the most meaningful aspects of National Scribble Day is the opportunity to spend quality time with our children and connect through the power of art. Putting down our phones and engaging in a shared creative experience can help strengthen bonds and create lasting memories. As we scribble and doodle together, we're not only fostering a love for art but also teaching our children the importance of spending time with loved ones and embracing the joy of creativity.

Start Scribbling

If you're looking for an easy way to jump into your National Scribble Day journey, Diane has kindly provided some simple and fun worksheets that you can download and print here.

National Scribble Day is a wonderful reminder of the power of creativity and self-expression. As we celebrate this art-forward national day, let's take a moment to embrace the freedom of scribbling and encourage our children to do the same. Let's prioritize quality time, put aside our phones, and get creative with our little ones. Remember, it's the simple joys of togetherness and the magic of our imaginations that make this day so special. Happy National Scribble Day!

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