March 23, 2012

Cultural Activity Printout: Stubborn Dragon

Looking for a creative activity for your kids to do? Tea’s cultural activity printouts are fun for all ages. In honor of 2012’s Chinese Zodiac Year of the Dragon, this week we have our “Stubborn Dragon” coloring book page. Download your cultural activity printout here: Stubborn Dragon Once you’re done, submit your creation to for […]

March 16, 2012

Cultural Activity Printout: Make Your Own Offering

Looking for a creative activity for your kids to do? Tea’s cultural activity printouts are fun for all ages. This week we have our “Make Your Own Offering” template which has your little artist explore their creativity by drawing their own temple offering. Download your cultural activity printout here: Make Your Own Offering Once you’re done, […]

December 2, 2011

Alebrije Cultural Activity Printout

Yesterday we let you know the behind the design story of the alebrijes hiding on Tea’s graphic tees.  Today we want you to let your imagination wander and help us create the alebrijes of your dreams. Color in the alebrijes below and post it in the blog post comments section or post it on our Facebook! […]

January 12, 2011

Be Prepared for Art-Making!

      1.) Indigo Stripe Tee 2.) To Be an Artist 3.) Painters Overalls 4.) Bandana Set 5.) El Artista Shirt 6.) Paint Splattered Jeans There’s nothing like dressing for the part in comfy and casual Tea clothes when making and creating. This season we’re celebrating everyone’s inner artist. We compiled some of our […]

November 19, 2008

celebrating diwali in new york

This past weekend we celebrated Diwali (the Indian new year) in a restaurant in New York with about 50 other adults and numerous children –some Indian, some not. We are not Indian, but I have spent a lot of time in India and speak Hindi and always like to find ways to encourage my daughter […]

August 8, 2008

raising citizens of the world

I believe that raising citizens of the world begins at home. I am a black American woman and my husband is a white American man, and we both bring a myriad of cultural traditions to our children. Both my husband Jeff and I are wary of racial labels, since race is a social construction rather […]

July 3, 2012

Activity: Make Your Own Playdough (Play-doh!)

What’s more fun than playdough? We can’t think of much. Follow this simple step-by-step guide on how-to make playdough and you’ll be having a blast in no time! Ingredients: a. 2 cups flour b. 2 cups warm water c. 1 cup salt d. 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil e. 1 Tablespoon cream of tartar (optional for […]