STUDIO CITY (KCAL9) — Donna Tetreault, parenting reporter for, stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to show different ways to preserve and display a child’s artwork.

Hanging Art:

  • Hang art from a drapery bar for a more formal look. You can display beautiful art pieces in a dining room or living room.
  • Or create your own “hanging art” bar to be displayed in a kid’s room or play-room. You can use “school” materials.
  • The “hanging art” bars allow you to switch out artwork as children grow and create more. You can display new art anytime!
  • Materials for Kids’ room or Play-room “Hanging Art” bar:
    • Two yard sticks glued together (on top of each other)
    • Rulers and/or protractors glued onto yard sticks
    • Colored rubber bands and paper-clips glued onto rulers/protractors
    • Adhesive to put it onto the wall

Place Mats:

  • Convert art into place mats.
  • Take art into a Staples or Kinkos and have them laminate it for you onto a foam core board.

Art Books:

  • Art is photographed, scanned into smaller versions and put into books that you can have forever — they are great for coffee table books and gifts for grandparents.
  • You can do this at

For more information, click here.


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