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Karen's Kids Studio - Our Story

Our Story
Karen first began drawing kids to decorate her classrooms. The kids were officially born in 1987 when she created three clip art sets. Since then thousands of images, products and 3 children’s picture books have been created. These amusing little characters have continued to grow in popularity. They stand for helping and serving and taking care of each other. Today Karen devotes her time to illustrating and creating new ideas and working on projects that support a creative, safe and character-building environment for children. According to one customer, their "...timeless and universal appeal warms the hearts of adults and children today and will endure and enchant for years to come...".

Karen's Kids Studio - About Karen Frandsen

Karen
I was born on a farm in North Dakota and moved to California at age 2. I grew up in a family with 2 brothers and 2 sisters. What is important to me? My family, friends, kids, drawing, creating, Saturday morning cartoons, green tea and a faith in a God who loves us unconditionally. My love for children and teaching were a perfect match. The runny noses, untied shoes, giggles, silly words, tears, sticky fingers, band-aids, talking animals and monsters in the closet became part of Karen’s Kids and their story. The reason Karen’s Kids Motto is '...sharing, caring and working together, helping to make the world a better place' is because, as Alfred A. Peterson wrote, "Our children are watching us live, and what we ARE shouts louder than anything we say."

Karen's Kids Studio - Our Mission

Our Mission
"Children are one third of our population and all of our future." ~Select Panel for the Promotion of Child Health, 1981. Our mission is to promote integrity, honesty, respect and caring for others through our actions, our decisions and through the images, products and ideas we create. We support groups and organizations that provide quality education, well being, and a safe and creative environment for ALL children. "If our American way of life fails the child, it fails us all." ~Pearl S. Buck

Karen's Kids Studio - Where We Are Going

Where Are We Going
Karen's Kids is developing brand new products for classrooms, homeschoolers, parents, health care workers, anyone caring for and working with children. And we believe that sharing ideas with each other will help promote the best environment for learning possible so we are creating a platform for sharing our Awesome Ideas with each other. Karen's Kids is reviewing possible projects in multi-media areas including dolls, toys, puppets, games, educational items, children's clothing, fabric, bedding, gift collectibles and more. Stay tuned and let us know YOUR great ideas for Karen's Kids!

Karen's Kids Studio - Who We Sponsor

Who We Sponsor
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