80 Easy Creative Projects for Kids - Babble Dabble Do
80 Easy Creative Projects for Kids including activities, art, crafts, science, engineering and toys! Projects perfect for kids ages 3-8.
Tape Perspective Lesson
Perspective can be tough to teach. I've found a few ways that help, and it is a modified flipped classroom. With my Fundamentals of Art (Art...
5th Graders created Color Wheel Eyes!
First students identified and labeled a 12 part color wheel using crayons. Then they painted the primary, secondary and intermediate colo...
5th grade Jim Dine inspired paintbrushes
A couple of art classes ago, 5th grade started their Jim Dine and Lauralee Chambers inspired paintbrushes! They covered many art practices with this project, and I'm very proud of their results! Here's how we created them! Materials: Pencils 60lb Sax drawing paper Sharpie markers Crayola Artista II watercolors Big Kid's Choice paintbrushes charcoal pencils Day 1: Talk about Jim Dine, and show examples of his and other students' work. Then, I lead them in a directed drawing of how to draw…
Best Color Theory Art Lessons for kids Leah Newton Art
These are my best Color Theory art lessons for kids ages 4-14. They focus on multiple art elements and principles, and embrace the magic of the rainbow.
Day of the Dead Craft: Reverse Glass Painting 101 - The Crafty Chica! Crafts, Latinx art, creative motivation
Here's a fun Day of the Dead craft to try - reverse glass painting! you can make one to set at your ofrenda for Dia de los Muertos! Video tutorial!
Charles Demuth "5" Inspired Typography - Lettering Design Lesson 2
Charles Demuth "5" Inspired Typography, Font Styles & Lettering Design Lesson (Lesson 2)- HS Art and MS art Students create an original design using each of the 4 types of lettering styles -roman, poster, script, unusual.
Blogiversary Story & Giveaway: Art Foamies + Me
Foam stamps have been around forever. Well, maybe not since the dinosaurs. But they have been kicking around craft land for a very long time because they're relatively inexpensive, easy to use, and work well with paint. Because they're relatively inexpensive (as compared to rubber), you can make some super giant foam stamps. That's why you often find foam stamps in the home decor section of the craft store along with oversized stencils for wall stenciling. I did a quick search on my blog to…
Kindergarten line sculptures
The kindergarten curriculum for this 9 weeks calls for a paper sculpture... which is a perfect time to review lines. The students learned ...