You know that lovely smell that happens when you crack open a new box of crayons? And then not too may days after that those crayons are peeled, and broken, and have lost that new crayon sparkle? Enter this super simple DIY crayon recycling idea.
Color mixing is one of the things that can be explored at any age, any intensity, and over and over without getting stale. This quick color mixing exercise can be done with just a couple of supplies that are easy to find at the local dollar store- so you can try it today!
String pull art is about as process oriented as art gets. You get to make a few choices then it’s all action and a bit of chance. These fun little creatures start by pulling a string but take it a bit further by adding some details to create some funky looking creatures.
Color is one of my favorite topics to focus on when teaching little people. Everyone can relate to color! If identifying primary colors is an obvious place to start then mixing secondary colors is an obvious next step!
My kids adore giving gifts. Sometimes being the giver is almost more fun than getting a present yourself. Wrapping it up in homemade wrapping paper is extra special touch for that just right gift your kiddo has picked out!
Christmas is over but here in the Midwest we still have a lot of winter left. A lot. Rather than grumble about the cold temps and slushy roads let’s celebrate winter by making snowflake art. Check out these five different ways and different materials to make some brilliant snowflakes of your own!
When kids begin drawing they naturally draw flat shapes that get put together to make objects, think coloring book style pencil outlines. This lesson introduce one point perspective to take drawings from flat to fat!
Grocery store Styrofoam and washable markers come together to make lots of sweet heart prints perfect for whipping up a batch of handmade valentines or sweet cards for any occasions..
Texture is an element of art that really speaks to kids because they can feel it with their fingers, literally. These texture rubbings are going to translate actual textures into bold patterns using oil pastel and tissue paper.