Online Diploma Program*
(From “Business ideas for moms at home” course series)

Turn your passion
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To qualify to this Online Diploma Program, you simply need a bachelor’s degree in any field of study.

Spanish, French, Ukrainian and Russian speaking teachers available. You can make your choice during registration for the program

To Qualify  for “TEACHING CRAFT FOR KIDS AND TEENS. ONLINE DIPLOMA, students have to take 12 Required Core courses in a field of Visual Art, Craft and in a field of Pedagogy and Curriculum creation. Check our Curriculum section for complete courses information.


The purpose of this program
This Craft for kids Diploma program for Educators is to introduce students to the theory and practice of TEACHING CRAFT FOR KIDS AND TEENS.

There is no doubt that arts and crafts are fun activities for kids. Be it coloring with crayons or making miniature statues from clay, folding paper to create fine origami or designing a handmade birthday card, there are hundreds and hundreds of arts and crafts activities, which can enhance the interest of the children and exploit their artistic potential.

This program is for everyone who loves children, loves Art and Craft, and all related areas and interesting in pedagogy. 

This program is also for people who dream about educational business and who want to open their own Art and Craft school for kids, for example, and work with children as a Craft and Art Educator.

But especially this program will be perfect business ideas for moms who dream of becoming a woman in business and work with kids.

By introducing arts and crafts to the kids and involving them in such activities in schools, parents will invest in building kids cognitive, physical, and social development.

The following are the benefits of arts and crafts classes for kids and teens:

Develop fine Motor skills:

Since most arts and crafts activities consist of moving fingers and hands, they help in developing fine motor skills. Simple actions like holding a paintbrush and coloring with pencils help strengthen muscles and improve their control.

Enhances dexterity

Arts and crafts activities can enhance the children’s dexterity and agility. With the enhancement of fine motor skills and much practice, a child’s manual dexterity, artistic skills, and speed will also increase.

Improvement of hand-eye coordination

Engaging in activities related to arts and crafts from a very young age leads to a tremendous improvement in hand-eye coordination. This will help a child during later primary school years when she or he is spacing out words or forming letters.

Social Benefits

Learn to appreciate art and culture

Through arts and craft curriculum, children learn to value and appreciate artifacts and images across cultures and times. Experience in design, art, and crafts enable them to reflect critically on their own work and those by others. They learn to act and think like designers and artists, working intelligently and creatively. They also learn about the preservation of heritage through art. A lot of the information we have now about people that lived millions of years ago came solely from art.

Enhances self-expression

By engaging in creative pursuits of music and arts and craft lessons, children get the opportunity of expressing themselves in a positive, tangible and meaningful way. They also learn to create artwork on their own.

Helps in socializing

Participating, with other students in art and craft lessons, gives children a chance to interact with others while sharing common interests. The process of arts and crafts also strengthens parent-child bonding.

Boosts confidence

Arts and craft lesson activities help instill a sense of achievement and pride in children, boosting their self-confidence.

Enhances creativity

The opportunity to create whatever a child desires helps foster creativity.

Sharpens skills of decision making

A child will learn to make correct and effective decisions by facing and solving artistic challenges. This helps to develop a problem-solving attitude, which in turn, will help them in the future.

Enhances memory and visual learning

A child learns about new colors and shapes through arts and craft lessons as well as gains familiarity with various figures and patterns. Activities like learning guitar, jewelry making, etc. need visualization and memorization of complex designs in mind.

Common Course Objectives

Students will use a variety of Craft Techniques to make artworks.

Students will use the formal elements and principles of two-dimensional design including line, shape, implied volume, light and shade, texture and color to make art and craft projects.

Students will use the terminology needed to discuss various types, techniques, and concepts of art and craft and put his vocabulary into a historical context.

Students will plan a path utilizing problem-solving steps, including stating initial intentions, defining and analyzing the problem and clarifying the main issues and evaluating the success of the work.

Students will use a different type of art tools and techniques to create Art and Craft projects

Students will present their completed artwork in a professional manner.

Students will analyze the visual elements and principles of design employed within the visual arts throughout history.

Students will differentiate among various media art and craft techniques used by artists.

Students will analyze the motivation of individual artists and how art expresses important aspects of time and culture.

Objectives/Outcomes established by the instructor

Among the topics studied:

Pedagogical approaches and techniques in the teaching of Craft and Art for kids and teens in after-school Environment.
Safety in the classroom during the crafts and art classes.
The most effective way of using different types of materials in the educational process.
Methods and best practice examples of student projects evaluating.
Development of new curricula and new projects for children who study Digital Art and Craft in the after-school environment.
Effective planning of class activity during the course for different age students.

New Image College awards TEACHING ART AND CRAFT FOR KIDS AND TEENS DIPLOMA to each eligible individual who completes this unique series of 12 courses.

Became a successful Craft and Art Educator
AAre you a “mompreneur” or dream to be a women in business? THIS ONLINE DIPLOMA is a really perfect business idea for mom at home.

Are you a mom and looking for business ideas for moms? Don’t look any further.

This program is for stay at home mom or dads and designed for 12 – 24 months of part-time online study.  12 courses total

Through this 1-2 year* Diploma Program Teaching Craft for kids and teens students will be introduced to fundamental art skills and sensitivities, developmental aspects of Craft and Art education, and pedagogic relating to Craft and Art.

Along with theoretical and technical knowledge in the field of Craft and Art, students will receive solid knowledge in the field of teaching the Craft and Art of children and adolescents.

After successful completion of all of these courses, a student will receive a diploma as a Digital Artist in the area of Craft for kids and Craft and Art Educator.

During this diploma program, students will also learn how to implement one of the best business ideas for moms at home and how to become a successful owner of their own Craft and Art School for kids business.

  This will allow some of them, if they wish, to choose the path of the Teacher in Craft and Art and became a Craft and Art educator. They will have all the necessary skills, experience, and knowledge to teach the Digital art and Computer Graphics of their own children, for example or any other school-age children.

Those students who have an interest in the educational business will be able to make a successful career by opening their own Craft and Art studio and be a Craft and Art Educator.

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Tuition Fee and type of training
Tuition Fee and Type of training

Type of online trainingFREE hours with live teacher
per week. Time is agreed with the teacher
Tuition Fee
per week
1. ONLINE intensive. 1 hours
(1 hour weekly)
+ 3-4 hours self study in virtual class.
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Students are eligible to complete the program faster in order to save time and money.

 The minimum training period is 12 months.

Tuition fee is depends of the type of online study.

 Two options for payment.

1. Per-quarter payment (4 Month) basis (with $100) saving.

2. Monthly payments. First and last month payment is required.

Payment method

Payment method can be selected during filling up your online registration form.

Students pay for courses before the start of each quarter. If your fees are not paid one week prior to the course start, you will have a hold placed on your account and therefore will not be able to continue the course.

Course projects and final course test

  After studying the materials of each course, such as articles, video tutorials, audio podcasts and successfully completing practical projects, each student must pass a theoretical multiple-choice test.

Students suppose to achieve a minimum of 65% to pass the course test.

The final diploma program exam

Students  have to take all 12 courses to get a Diploma.

The final diploma program exam is an open-book, multiple-choice test and a real project for real customer.

 You need to achieve a minimum of 65% on the final exam to pass the course.

 a Diploma Certificate of course completion will be mailed 4-6 weeks later.

All students are expected to work at a high level of independence, be self-motivated, respect peers and instructors, and participate in the opportunities that the Craft and Art Education department of New Image College offer.

Online Department  Students who want to speed up their studies and get a Diploma Certificate earlier can take part in special one-week seminars in Toronto, Saint John, New York. Contact college for details.

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Fragments of video and audio lessons
Lessons Example

Example of one of Color Theory Lectures for our students

Example of one of Composition in Visual Art Lectures for our students

An example of educational material on the History of Art. An audio podcast dedicated to Leonardo Da Vinci and Mona Lisa.

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Courses List

To Qualify  for “TEACHING CRAFT FOR KIDS AND TEENS” Diploma, you have to take 12 Required Core courses. Check our Curriculum section below, for complete courses information.


12 Required Core courses:

Course 1. Art History

This online course is #1 of 6 Required Core courses  in our Diploma program.
Course Outline:
This Art History course explores the history of Western art up to the late 1800s while focusing on key periods and styles. Develop an aesthetic appreciation and understanding of art and artifacts through lectures, slides, videos, and hands-on projects. This history of art course also looks at how (at various times) creativity and cultural imagination has been altered or influenced by social and spiritual circumstance.

An example of educational material on the History of Art. An audio podcast dedicated to Leonardo Da Vinci and Mona Lisa.

Course 2. Foundation of color. Color Theory

This online course is #2 of 6 Required Core courses in our Diploma program.
Course Outline:
The properties of colors and how they behave within color systems will be explored in both theory and assessments and exercise practices.
Color systems from real life, fine arts, and design sources will be researched, analyzed and used for course assessments.

Example of one of Craft for kids Lectures for our students

Course 3. Composition in Visual Art

This online course is #1 of 10 in our Diploma program.
Course Outline:
Emphasis of course activity will be to enable the student to use the design process and language to reference the principles and elements of design in developing and analyzing samples of two-dimensional compositions.
A series of exercises and a project with two-dimensional elements will be completed by students.

Example of one of Composition in Visual Art Lectures for our students

Course 4. Color in Digital Art and Computer Graphics. Color Combinations Software

This online course is #4 of 10 in our Diploma program.
Course Outline:

Color in Digital Art. Color Combinations

EEver wondered how designers find the perfect color combination?
They use color theory. Color theory is a practical combination of art and science that’s used to determine what colors look good together. The color wheel was invented in 1666 by Isaac Newton, who mapped the color spectrum into a circle. The color wheel is the basis of color theory because it shows the relationship between colors.
In this module, students will learn about the color wheel, color theory, and how to use it for Web Design!
Course 5. Principles of Design.

Course Outline:

This online course is #5 of 10 in our Diploma program.
Course Outline: Principles of Design.

8 Principles of Good Website Design.
The success of any website entirely depends on how its web design is. Learn these principles to help make your website the best design it can be. Our Principles of Design course teaches you design principles and fundamental page layout techniques. Hands-on assignments do not use a computer but do help you enhance your visual exploration and critical thinking skills. This design course provides the foundation from which you can develop effective problem-solving skills.
Course 6. What is craft and types of craft?

This online course is #6 of 6 in our Diploma program.
Course Outline: What is craft and types of craft?

Crafting includes a variety of art forms, from sculpture and metalwork to knitting and printing. These crafts can all be divided into five basic types based on their form and purpose: textile, decorative, paper, functional,  fashion crafts…These and other types of craft, as well as many practical exercises for mastering these techniques, students will learn in this course.
Course 7. Drawing & Sketching Intro.

This online course is #7 of 12 in our Diploma program.
Course Outline:

Drawing & Sketching. This program gives our students a solid foundation for drawing still-life and compositions. Students will be taught the basics of sketching and drawing, proportions theory, shading and the effective use of light and shadow. They will learn all the artistic skills needed to bring to life various compositions from their own imagination and they will learn how to teach kids how to use these techniques. Students will also learn to use a wide variety of media: pencils, charcoal, and pastels.

Course 8. Teaching Craft to Preschoolers (2-5 yrs).

This online course is #8 of 12 in our Diploma program.
Course Outline:
Between their second and third birthdays, children begin to pay attention to print, such as the letters in their names. They also begin to distinguish between drawing and writing and start to scribble on paper, making some marks that are like letters. Two and three-year-olds require activities to help them develop hand coordination (for example, by holding crayons and pencils, putting together puzzles or stringing large beads).
By their 3rd and 4th birthdays, children have greater small-muscle control than toddlers, which is reflected in their drawings and scribbles. They can match and sort things that are alike and unalike, recognize and print and can “write,” or scribble messages.


Course 9. Painting tools and techniques.

This online course is #9 of 12 in our Diploma program.

Course Outline:

Introduction to painting techniques

This program introduces gouache and acrylics and lets students to explore and experiment with a wide variety of painting mediums and techniques. The fundamentals of colour principles are introduced: colour theory and perception, colour contrasts, techniques of mixing colours, and the best way to utilize colour in order to enhance students artwork.

Course 10. Drawing Advanced.

This online course is #10 of 12 in our Diploma program.

Course Outline:

Drawing Advanced

D rawing Advanced. Learn how to analyze what you see in the world around you and communicate it on paper. Through hands-on projects, and guided by a professional artist, you will explore the critical concepts of line, mass, form, perspective, value, and composition, building a solid foundation for all your art and design work. And most importantly, you’ll also discover that drawing can be fun. Did you know that spheres have inner edges? Or why artists measure with their thumbs? Grab your charcoal and chalk pastels… this course is your first step to developing your craft as an artist.

Course 11. Primary grade children (K-2; ages 5-8yrs)

This online course is #11 of 12 in our Diploma program.

Course Outline:

Teaching Craft to Kindergarten to Grade 2 primary grade children (K-2; ages 5-8yrs) are beginning to understand that art is a way to communicate. They consciously create symbols and their pictures feature bold, direct and flat images. There is little detail shown to realistic, spatial concepts. They are eager to share their art with others. Our students will learn the features of working with this age group and special craft techniques that are most suitable for this age.

Course 12. Art-Based Pedagogie

This online course is #12 of 12 in our Diploma program.

Course Outline:

What is Creative and Digital Arts-Based Pedagogie?

All Watercolor Painting courses allow students to express their artistic sensibilities. Whether you’re interested in learning how to mix watercolor paints to achieve the right tones or master new brush strokes for landscapes or portraits, New Image College has a top-rated course for you.


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Four online study options available

Choose that better suits your needs:

Type of online trainingFREE hours with live teacher
per week. Time is agreed with the teacher
Tuition Fee
per week
1. ONLINE intensive. 1 hours
(1 hour weekly)
+ 3-4 hours self study in virtual class.
Register now

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How our online class works

1. You are registered in this class.

2. You are make a payment.

3. You choose the time and day convenient for you during the week.

4. You get access to training course materials. Among them: presentations, videos, step-by-step instructions for each Month of Study.

  5. During a meeting with a teacher in a virtual classroom, you see a teacher’s  screen and step by step explanation.

6. You can communicate with the teacher using the messenger and quickly get an answer to any question.

7. During the lesson you will be able to show your project to the teacher and other students and see the projects of your fellow students.

8. You can take tests in our virtual classroom and see your grades.

9. After completing the course, you will get your Diploma Certificate on a mail.

9. Many study projects are real projects from Canadian or American companies.

 10. The most successful projects will be placed in our school’s virtual gallery.


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