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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30 Invitations to Play Challenge – Join Me

30 Invitations to Play Challenge – Join Me

It’s challenge time and I invite you all to come along with me.  Are you familiar with Invitations to Play? Basically, an invitation to play is an engaging activity of any kind, set up for your children ahead of time, that they can explore and create with. I’ve challenged myself to come up with 30 awesome(…)

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Process Art for Kids Meet Face Painting

Process Art for Kids Meet Face Painting

I have to admit I was totally freaked out by my girls using face paint themselves the first time they did it.  They begged and begged and eventually I couldn’t think of a good enough reason why they shouldn’t be able to try it themselves.  That was about a month ago. Now, we’re addicted.  Turns(…)

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10 Getting to Know You Easy Art Activities for Back to School

10 Getting to Know You Easy Art Activities for Back to School

I love this time of year.  It’s Back to School season which means teachers and students are busy getting to know each other as they transition into their classrooms.  Kids, teachers, and parents alike are often having some pretty big feelings and everyone is doing their best to make back to school a smooth transition.(…)

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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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DIY Traveling Art Kits for Kids

DIY Traveling Art Kits for Kids

I few weeks ago I taught an amazing art camp for 9-12 year olds here in Los Angeles.  I spend most of my time teaching art to the 3-5 age group so this was something really different and super fun.  I’ve known a lot of these girls since they were in kindergarten so it was(…)

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Chalk Nature Painting

Chalk Nature Painting

I love sharing the super simple art activities we do.  Chalk Nature Painting with wet and dry chalk requires two things and it’s so much fun for kids.  This was a very popular activity for a long time in the Reggio inspired preschool I teach at.  If you have young children, I highly recommend you(…)

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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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How to Make Paper Tassels

How to Make Paper Tassels

If you follow me on instagram you know that we’ve become pretty obsessed with paper tassel making around here.  It’s totally addicting and gorgeous, with the added bonus of using up all that kid art you have laying around that you have no idea what to do with.  Plus, it’s super easy.  Just click on the(…)

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