Art Projects

Jackson Pollock Art Mural for Kids

Jackson Pollock Art Mural for Kids

Every once in a while we do an art activity at toddler play group that silences all the adults and has us all kind of dumbfounded by it’s beauty.  This Jackson Pollock art mural for kids was one of those activities.  With every addition of color we just all stared in awe of the gorgeous effortless beauty(…)

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Nature Craft Wall Hangings

Nature Craft Wall Hangings

Hi Everyone!  I feel so out of touch.  It’s been ages since my last blog post and I miss it so much.  I love this blog and I love sharing all the wonderful artsy fartsy things we do all the time.  My challenge, like pretty much every mom, is time.  My art classes have taken(…)

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Pumpkin Suncatchers

Pumpkin Suncatchers

Happy Halloween everybody! Last week I shared a simple pumpkin decorating activity that my kids loved.  I have another one this week that is also really simple with limitless possibilities, my favorite.  We’ve been having a blast making pumpkin suncatchers.  They don’t have to be pumpkins.  In fact, my  girls have requested that I have(…)

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50 Process Art Activities for Kids

50 Process Art Activities for Kids

I’ve been wanting to write this post for ages.  Process art is so important to me and at the route of pretty much all the work that I do.  I am the art teacher at a Reggio Inspired Preschool in addition to teaching process based art to over 50 children a week here in Los(…)

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Salt Painting Art Work – Process Art for Kids

Salt Painting Art Work – Process Art for Kids

I know I’ve shared about our all time favorite process art for kids before, salt painting, but this one was a first for us, salt painting over your art work.  It’s so so cool and the kids loved it.  Not to mention the results were pretty outstanding, don’t you think?  I’ll walk you through the process(…)

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Birthday Cake Coloring Pages Printable and Banner

Birthday Cake Coloring Pages Printable and Banner

Ahhh, I’ve been working on this post forever and I’m so excited to share it with you.  If you work with kids or have your own, you know what a big deal birthdays are.  My almost 3 year old has been counting down to her birthday for 5 months.  It’s been a long five months.(…)

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Dot to Dot Art Challenge for Kids

Dot to Dot Art Challenge for Kids

Did you ever do a painting with your child and  before you knew it, it was one big brown moosh?  Yup, I’m familiar with that too.  The Dot to Dot Art Challenge is a great art activity that is a perfect way to build concentration, fine motor skills and focus while creating something beautiful.  Head(…)

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GO BANANAS! Super Fun Paper Mache Tutorial for Kids

GO BANANAS! Super Fun Paper Mache Tutorial for Kids

Every few weeks I give the kids in my art classes free choice as to what we will make.  Each student gets to pick the project for the following week.  They really love it.  For this week, the request was bananas.  Yes, bananas.  “Okkkkkk,” I said.  “Let’s make some bananas.” So we did.  And they were(…)

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Colored Sand Art Stickers

Colored Sand Art Stickers

I love tinkering around in my art studio and coming up with new projects.  We’ve been doing a lot of sand art lately.  First, we made our own colored sand and then I found some colored sand at the craft store and decided to give it a try.  It had been sitting on the shelf(…)

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Kid Made Personalized Planters – Best Teacher Gift

Kid Made Personalized Planters – Best Teacher Gift

Ok, I know I kind of missed the boat on this one since school is out already, at least here in the states, but now you can be super prepared for next year because this planter is such a great teacher gift!   It’s also great for grandparents and play dates too though so let’s just(…)

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