I love introducing kids to the world of color. The names of colors are just the beginning. I’m talking how to mix colors to make new colors, the relationships between colors, and even the idea that color can induce an emotional response. These color mixing charts are an easy way to introduce lots of color concepts in an easy, hands on way.
Is there a right answer in art or is it all subjective? Trick question, right? While lots of art is subjective learning to talk and write about art confidently involves backing up opinions with facts. These free artist study worksheets are a great introduction to this line of thinking.
This free printable “fill it in” style biography book is the perfect introduction to studying famous artists for kids. The book prints in economical black and white with spaces to add your own color and is appropriate for any artist your child is studying! This book is an easy intro to art history for kids!
The element of line in art is one of the most basic. Even cavemen drew lines. The youngest artist draws lines. Use these free printable resources and activities to make teaching about the element of line in art easy and fun!
Teaching color in art is a basic elementary feat, right? Learning colors is done in pre-school, kindergarten, and of course, art class. What if we took it a step further and didn’t just teach the colors but also the color families, and how to make secondary and primary colors, and how the colors relate to one another?
Teaching colors is one of the basic building blocks of art class. Whether you’re teaching big kids or little, at home or in a school building, use these printable resources to create a quick and easy bulletin board or reference display!
YouTube for art? You bet! My own kids have introduced me to the wonders of using YouTube to find out how to do something. Art is no different. Check out these favorite YouTube art channels!
Growth mindset is a buzzword in parenting and education circles these days, and with good reason. Use this huge collection of free growth mindset resources to see what all of the buzz is about and how it can benefit your kids- and you!
If you’ve read the Kitchen Table Classroom for any period of time you know I love using the elements of art as a jumping off point for my art lessons and curriculum. Let’s go a step beyond the elements to explore the principles of design. The Principles Illustrated is a giant bundle of printable posters, worksheets and a printable book that will make it easy for you to teach and learn the principles of design.