Black glue has some huge possibilities in the world of art making. And it’s easy to make with art supplies you already have in your art and craft supplies!
Scandinavian style has always been a favorite- the patterns and colors are so striking! Use these free mitten and stocking template to create your own patterns inspired by those of Scandinavia.
I’m all for free form, creative process art. In fact most of my lessons are very open ended. But I also believe it’s good for kids to learn some basic tools or skills that they can then use in their own art in their own way. This pine tree tutorial includes a few simple directed drawing steps plus the fun addition of color using the super simple (and not messy) paint with markers technique.
Learn how to draw a glorified hand turkey with this fun directed drawing turkey lesson.
Sugar skulls are colorful, decorated skulls traditionally crafted out of sugar as part of the Mexican celebration the Day of the Dead. These five free printable templates are a fun and easy way for your kiddo to make their own sugar skull masks!
Just a few simple folds and tips and kiddos of any age can begin to draw these detailed spider webs!
Everything is coming up pumpkins this time of year. Pumpkin, lattes, pumpkin candles- it’s squash all around! While it’s still a bit too early for decorating with real pumpkins it’s the perfect time to print a set of these stand up pumpkin templates and color your own pumpkin that will last the whole season through!
Here in Ohio it’s almost fall. That’s when a spectacular display of color takes over for a week or two. I love connecting the beauty of nature to the arts- it’s so easy! Nature just offers so many color,s textures, and details to appreciate. This easy leaf art for kids uses free printable leaf templates and chalk pastels to create deceivingly complex layers of colorful leaves!
Learning how to draw bubbles using just washable markers is deceptively easy. Once you show your kiddos just a few simple steps they’ll be drawing one bubble after another!