Art For Kids

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

Quick and Easy Tangle Drawing

I wanted to come up with a quicker and easier version of my circle Zentangle project, because sometimes you just want quick and easy tangling. Like a tangle fix during your lunch hour. Or for your children when they’re about…

41 Crafts for Boys. No Girls Allowed!

Hahahaha, how mad did that make some of you that I so brazenly excluded girls from these crafts? What I’m doing here is rounding up a bunch of crafts that would appeal to my son and step son based on what their…

Easy Notan Paper Project

Notan is the coolest. Have you tried it? Have you seen it? Do you want to marry it? Cause I do. The symmetry, the paper, the simplicity- all make me stoopid-happy, so I made some Notan in bright colors and nearly…

Make a Cutie Little Rainbow Stamp

Fen and I were playing around with painting little rainbows yesterday. We got all reckless with our rainbow colors, brazenly challenging science, and we felt pretty good about ourselves. Rainbows are fun to draw from scratch, but I wanted to…

All About Purple: A Craft and a …

Isn’t purple a sumptuous color? Juicy and saturated and reminds us all of Prince. Or Barney. Whichever the case, purple is where it’s at. That’s why we joined in on a really cool rainbow project with some really cool bloggers. Yep,…

Hilarious Magazine Face Collages

One of the funniest art projects in all the land is to take a pile of fashion magazines, some scissors, a glue stick, and a stack of paper and get to collaging. We’re not talking serious collaging, though. We’re getting all…

Watercolor Resist 3 Ways

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] It should not come as a surprise that I love watercolor projects. Watercolor is an amazing paint for kids and adults to pick up easily and experiment with and get really cool results. It dries quickly so you don’t…

Super Secret Origami Heart Envelope

I asked Fen a few weeks ago if she and her friends passed notes in school. I was met with the most puzzled look- bordering on- pity? Disgust? Of course they didn’t. Then I made her listen to all the…

Exquisite Corpse Drawing Book

How about a surreal drawing game to match the surreal nature of the end of the year? Exquisite Corpse drawing is one of the most fun drawing games you could hope to partake in, and it’s easy as pie and…

The Evolving Creative Christmas Table

I looked through my photos a few years ago and realized that this was one of my most favorite memories from that Christmas. In all it wasn’t the best Christmas since half of everyone was sick, but little moments like…

DIY Texture Clay Pendants

  I’m attempting to post 5 DIY projects this week as ideas for DIY holiday gifts. We’ll see if I make it through all 5, but my intentions are good and Holy Christmas, I’ll do my best. This first project…

Cool Art Project for Kids: Thumbprint Self …

Such a cool project. I first saw this thumbprint self-portrait project here and pinned it for later, because that’s what we do, right, ladies? I love the double self portrait aspect of it, in that each kid is writing about…