Meri Cherry - Play Make Create Book


Packed with fun, engaging, and joyful art experiences, Play, Make, Create: A Process Art Handbook is a simple yet powerful path to inspiration that focuses on the making and the doing—instead of the finished product.

Give your kids the gift of Play, Make, Create and let them amaze themselves with their own creativity.


Perfect for Parents, Teachers, and Facilitators

Through over 40 unique “invitations to create,” this process art handbook will inspire kids to dive into fun and surprising projects… and discover the confidence and drive to accomplish astounding things. 

Play, Make, Create will teach you:

  • How to connect with kids through art making
  • How to use simple invitations to launch projects that kids love
  • Authentic language about the value of art making—that kids can relate to
  • Tons of tried and true project ideas that are simple, compelling, and so much fun!!
  • New art making tips and techniques that will put you and your whole family in that wondrous creative flow  
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Play, Make, Create is based on the philosophy that the true joy of art is found in the doing—awaken that joy, and results will follow.

Try just a couple of the prompts in this book, and you’ll find:  

  • You are connecting more deeply with the kids in your life
  • They are having so much fun—and so are you!
  • Your life is way easier, because the kids in your life are happy and engaged  

This book is for you if...  

  • You value art, and the art-making process
  • You are looking for new, fun, and manageable ways to create
  • You want to connect more deeply with the young people in your life  

A Little More About Meri Cherry...

Meri Cherry

Meri Cherry has been an art teacher for over 20 years. She is the recent author of Play Make Create, a Process Art Handbook (Quarto Publishing), currently a Number 1 New Release in 3 categories on Amazon.

After the smashing success of her private art play groups and mobile classes throughout Los Angeles, Meri opened her own art studio, which is now thriving in its fourth year and in discussions for franchising. Meri Cherry Art Studio has become the talk of LA, providing mobile and in house art parties for top celebrities and influencers.

Meri has a loyal and engaged community of over 37k Instagram followers, 50k Facebook followers, and a popular website and blog with over 85k monthly visits. Her passions include making process art magic, photographing beautiful art supplies, and being a resource as an art entrepreneur and teacher.

Meri lives with her family, which includes her two daughters and husband, in Southern California.