Over twenty fun printing projects for kids are the perfect introduction to printmaking for kids.
These robot prints are an easy first printmaking project that uses up-cycled materials to make these simple one color prints.
Rainbow anything is beautiful but these leaf prints combine the colors of the rainbow with the delicate details of leaves for a finished product you just want to keep looking at!
Being creative is perhaps the most calming thing to my personality. I had such a grumpy day the other day. It was a day of grown up temper tantrums (mine) that left me feeling deflated. Out came the markers, in came some leaves. A little creative brainstorming and my littles and I were absorbed in making these sweet and easy leaf prints with washable markers.
I believe in making art out of what’s available, using what you have. In Ohio right now we have an abundance of leaves. It’s green everywhere. Although this lushness won’t last forever while it’s here it’s pretty awesome and using the greenery to make more beautiful art just seems natural. All you need for these leaf mandala prints is some pretty little leaves and some watercolor paints!
These pet portraits use a simple printmaking technique to produce simple but realistic black and white print of your pet, or any subject you choose! Add bright color with a washable markers or crayons for a pop art look!
The intricacies and beauty found in nature are hard for artists of any age to replicate. Through some simple color washes and careful placement this easy leaf printing process creates some of the most intricate and interesting artwork that we have made in ages.
There is this beautiful brightly colored woven cloth known as kente cloth. It has bright colors, snappy geometric patterns, and is fun to touch were you to get your hands on a piece. Explore the kente cloth meaning through this multi media paper weaving African craft.
These wine cork stamps are a fun way to create an easy DIY stamp set that can be managed by any age.