So covid has been an interesting challenge for many reasons, but as an artist/art teacher it has meant that many of us are working from home or virtually and often with limited supplies. This is where the great outdoors and recycling bin can com in handy! Read on for fun ideas to try at homeContinue reading “Art With Limited Supplies”
Tag Archives: Kid’s Art
Mixed Media Cardboard Weaving Project
For this project we are going to create a fun mixed media wall hanging. You will need: Begin by taking the sheets of cardboard (I like to use fairly large pieces) and cutting them into fun organic shapes. There is no right or wrong here, but they tend to look best if they are aContinue reading “Mixed Media Cardboard Weaving Project”
Simple Cardboard Weaving Loom
Cardboard weaving project
Cardboard Balance Sculptures
Cardboard balance sculptures are a great way to create art from trash!
Scrape painting is a fun and easy process art project for all ages. You will need some sort of paint I like to use tempera paints for the little kiddos because it is washable, but older kids could use acrylic paints (inexpensive craft acrylics work great). You will also need something to scrape the paintContinue reading “Scrape Painting”
10 Awesome Kid’s Books To Pair With Art Projects
This post shares 10 of my favorite children’s books to pair with art projects!
Tips for setting up a kids Makerspace
For the past 5 years I have taught art and managed art studios and makerspaces designed with kids in mind. One question I am asked frequently at my job is, “How could I set up a small makerspace for my kids at home?” Well today I thought I would offer a few tips to getContinue reading “Tips for setting up a kids Makerspace”
Sensory Art Play
I was first introduced to the idea of Sensory Art for kids when I lived in Portland, OR. The class was offered at an art studio called Art A La Carte that I frequented with my kids. Though my kids were too old for the class I fell in love with the concept. When IContinue reading “Sensory Art Play”
More fun with collage, part 2.
In Fun With Collages, Part 1 we looked at torn paper collages, cut paper collage, and vision boards. The post was getting long, but I felt like there was still so much more to cover! So today we will look at recycled art paper collages, cardboard collages, fabric collages, and found object collages. Just aContinue reading “More fun with collage, part 2.”
Fun With Collage, Part 1
fun collage projects for all ages.