Art For Kids

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

Pasta Mosaic: Because Just Eating Noodles is …

One of the best parts of blogging is collaborating with other bloggers who come up with supercool ideas that I probably wouldn’t have done on my own. It’s fun to work in a group and compare what everyone else does…

Horrific Hand Shadow Monster Drawings of Doom

I have a story for you all. Once upon a time, there was a woman’s hand that was not very lovely because it didn’t get manicures and it had lots of lines and it usually had paint or marker on…

Giant Process Art for Tweens

Little kids aren’t the only weirdos who like to make process art. Big kids are all about getting messy, playing with paint, pushing art materials across a surface, and not worrying about the outcome. After all, they’re at the age where they…

Photo Technique: Light Painting

Have you heard of photography as ‘painting with light’? It was a joke amongst the photographers when I worked at a commercial photo studio- some would refer to their photos as ‘light paintings’. We all got a good chuckle out…

Cool Op Art Sphere Drawings

You very well may have seen these pop art spheres before, because they’re cool and they’re all over the old Pinterest. But they’re also the sort of project you can’t just look at and move on. They MUST BE TRIED.…

Action Art: Rubber Band Snap Painting

Rubber Band snap painting is crazy fun. And messy- if you’re not in the mood for mess, step back for a day and do something else. This project gets paint all over the place. I had it on my glasses…

First You Blow Bubbles onto Paper, Then …

I’ve been on a major blank book kick lately- sketchbooks, notebooks, journals- anything with blank pages and a cover or two is just about perfect. I’ve been playing around with my decorated Moleskines, and am finding I love them. I’m…

Easy Drawing Game: Household Object Drawing Prompts

What do you do when you can’t bring yourself to cook dinner, so you’ve already decided it’s going to be a cereal night, you feel a little uninspired, and your kids are rabid with not being used to the free…

Cool Craft: DIY String Bowls

Crafty collaboration alert! Okay, you guys. This is how my mind works: Maggy from Red Ted Art invited a group of bloggers to each do a post on a basic craft, and we’d all support each other, share each others’ crafts,…

Macaroni Mosaics: Because Just Eating Noodles is …

One of the best parts of blogging is collaborating with other bloggers who come up with supercool ideas that I probably wouldn’t have done on my own. It’s fun to work in a group and compare what everyone else does…

Cover Those Nasty Smudges With DIY Magnetic …

Hi, Pretty Princesses and everybody else who doesn’t want to be called a princess. I have so many weird random projects that I’ve done but never posted, so I thought I’d go ahead and start breaking them out, one by…