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 you think of art supplies does aluminum foil pop right into your head? No? Well then, you’re pretty normal. Knowing me and my penchant for making art from household supplies this weird foil print idea shouldn’t surprise you at all!
For kids learning the elements of art is kind of like learning their ABC’s. The elements are simple little ideas, pieces that work together to make something bigger. Teaching the elements of art for kids doesn’t need to be intimidating.
Almost all kids are familiar with the process of putting a pencil to paper and drawing. But drawing over those pencil lines with glue, or maybe even skipping the pencil altogether, can get really exciting! Glue drawing adds a third dimension to drawing with a pencil.
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!
Here in the Midwest about February is when it begins to seem like winter will never, ever end. Let these cute little printable Valentine cards add some color to the middle of that gloomy month!
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..
Celebrate? Who likes to celebrate? We all do , right? When life’s circumstances are just right, anyway! These pretty, glittery quotes about celebration are here to remind you there is always something to celebrate in every single day!
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.
I’m a homeschool mama to four. To be honest I look to fit writing into our day any which way I can. For my younger kids that sometimes comes in the form of journal pages like this free New Year’s printable.
Is there any project that brings back childhood memories like cutting paper snowflakes? We’ve all done it. This project starts with simple cut snowflakes and turns them into an amazing chalk snowflake glue resist.
This mixed media collage provides experience with watercolor techniques, tearing, cutting, gluing, and printmaking. Layering all of these processes into one artwork creates a finished artwork that looks more sophisticated than any of the simple parts of which it’s made!