Art For Kids

Art projects for kids – even though you’ll want to make some of these projects, too.

11 Easy Kid Art Projects You’ll Want …

One of my very favorite things to hear back from people is when I post an art project for kids, and they’re all: I WANT TO MAKE THIS, TOO. Which obviously is not allowed. Who every heard of adults having…

Faux Tie Dye Tiles and Trivets

Isn’t alcohol the best? I mean rubbing alcohol, you naughty kitty. Not only does it disinfect and clean everything in sight, it has an awesome smell and it’s great for use in art projects, like Sharpie faux tie-dye. My kids…

It’s a Shake Painting Party!

I’ve seen loads of shaky painting projects all over the internets, but we’ve not tried it yet. Sometimes I forget that my kids actually have their own ideas of what looks fun to make, so when my main main Beckett…

Quick and Easy: Draw Some 3D Shapes

This is truly a quick and easy little tutorial, created by my 15 year old, Fen. I love watching her draw and doodle all over everything in our entire house. Ahem. No, but really! It’s inspiring to see the cool…

Van Gogh Meets Oil Pastels: Make a …

I’m not sure why I haven’t done an oil pastel on black paper project yet, but now that it’s here, it’s fantastic. We’ve got a little Van Gogh, a few sheets of black paper, and a whole pile of luscious,…

Rorschach Easter Egg Paper Craft

With this  Easter egg paper craft, you can learn if your children have deep, psychological issues they need to work out, or maybe you haven’t caused them enough trauma yet. (It’s always good to throw a little parent guilt joke…

Cool Colored Paper Collage Sculptures

What? A collage AND sculpture project rolled into one? How cool is this action? Especially if you love colored card stock as much as we do. The main thing to remember with this project is: COLOR! There are so many…

100 Crazy Cool Drawing Ideas for Kids

I’m excited to share this post of drawing ideas for kids with you.  It took forever to put together, but I’m hoping it will be a great resource for people looking for cool drawing ideas! Drawing Ideas for Kids It’s…

What Could Possibly be Better Than Paper …

First off, no, they don’t fly all that well, but they keep a 6 year old busy for an afternoon, flying, dive bombing, crashing, swooping the dog, and making fascinating and slightly unnatural noises. If you happen to have some…

Surprise Ferocious Beings Paper Project

Surprises are good, especially when they happen in art, and even especiallyer when they are funny. Since this paper project is full of surprises and laughs, we’ve got a regular home run here, boys. I found the idea for this project through…

Moo! Arf! 19 Wild and Wonderful Animal Art …

Let’s see a show of hands for how many people like animals? I really hope you raised your hand in real life and then looked around to see if anyone was watching. Animal art projects seem to be super popular…

The Easiest Way to Make Ridiculously Cool …

Every holiday I snap up a little packet of dumb gooey window clings from Target and lament the fact that there are hardly any in there. And then I start to think about how much they cost to make in…