By Art Alternatives

Reviewed for Fourth Grade, 2009

Pocket Watercolor Set

Nothing beats the fluidity and brilliant color of watercolor paints. Get your child started with this kid-friendly kit, which contains 18 half-pans of pigment and a brush in an easy-to-tote aluminum tin. Tuck a small pad of watercolor paper in your child's pocket, and he'll be good to go—just add water! (Art Alternatives, $8.50)