Does your kiddo want to learn to draw but you don’t have the time or skills to teach them yourself? There are amazing opportunities to learn to draw online for free, in your own home! Grab a pencil and any device and settle into these free drawing websites for free online drawing tutorials suitable for any skill level!
Remember making an old fashioned leaf rubbing? We all did them when we were kids, right? Turning the crayon on it’s side, rubbing it over paper with a leaf under it, and watching the details of the leaf “magically” appear was a staple of fall arts and crafts time. This simple leaf art project is a new twist on an old favorite. Short materials list and an easy process make this an ideal project for any age or skill level.
Contour drawing is essentially drawing the edges or outlines of an object to define it. Sounds simple, right? Contour line drawing is a big concept that is easily introduced even at a young age and packs a big punch in terms of learning to see what is front of you! This quick blind contour drawing exercise is sure to bring giggles and learning!
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!
This personal planner for creatives is designed with the dreamer and the artist in mind. Typical daily planner and weekly planner pages as well as lots of space to record ideas, inspiration, projects, and reflections are included in these 10 free planner printables!
I just love this easy abstract art idea for kids. No pressure to make a piece of art look “real” or like a neighbor’s artwork. Creating a piece of art that doesn’t have to look like anything in particular is a joy at any age! This super simple abstract watercolor painting process produces can’t fail, brilliant results!
Mindfulness is being present, noticing what’s happening around you without judging whether it’s good or bad. It’s soaking up what’s happening right now without moving on to what comes next. Use these quotes about mindfulness to remind yourself to take a deep breath and relax.
These DIY coasters are an excellent intro to textile weaving and have a super cute, gifting worthy finished product. But maybe the best part is that they can be made from 100% up-cycled materials which means they are free to make. Totally free crafting- woohoo!
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!