Learn how to make a paper basket using this printable weaving template. This paper basket weaving is the perfect place to sharpen weaving skills as well as recycle some past artwork into something brand new!
Pretty much all of us have folded up scraps of paper and made snowflake designs, right? These Japanese notan art inspired snowflakes go a step further and incorporate the idea of positive and negative space based on the Japanese concept of notan. A super small supply list, a graphic finished product, and little elemental art knowledge make this project a win!
Watercolors paints supply the cool color scheme and old fashioned paper doilies provide a delicate touch to this winter scene painting and mixed media collage.
This woven paper Christmas tree craft is such a winner because the supply list is super minimal, there are lots of great basic skills involved, and the finished product is just so interesting! You’ll love to add this Christmas tree to your holiday mantle!
Cut paper snowflakes are a classic winter activity. They are so pretty, last for the entire winter, and are great for scissor skills. These doily snowflakes add two extra layers of interest; dreamy watercolor colors and the extra laciness provided by the doilies.
If your house is anything like mine there are stacks of old kid’s artwork lying around. Frame it, photograph it, have it printed on coaster?? There is no end to ways to commemorate your kiddos creativity but I love using it to make new artwork! Use old art work or any colorful paper to create this paper Christmas tree craft perfect for holiday cards!
When I think of traditional fall art projects I think of handprint trees, pumpkins on a fence, and a limited palette of warm “fall” colors. The fall crafts below aren’t traditional in that sense but they do celebrate the best the season has to offer!
Printmaking is a favorite process of mine because there are just so many amazing variations. These block wood prints take a traditional printmaking idea and put a simple, kid friendly spin on it.
It can be easy to look right past everyday materials that have great potential as art materials. This rainbow color wheel collage activity uses recycled magazine pages as a color source. Unusual? Maybe, but also perfect! They’re readily available, free, and come in a thousand colors!