I Am An Artist - Chalk Pastel Tutorial: A wonderful way to introduce and encourage children in a love of art is to do a project around a beloved book. We have long loved I Am An Artist by Pat L. Collins. This pastel was absolutely one of our favorites! We loved the wonderful pictures in the “I am an Artist” book and decided to try to draw the hands and eye!
We're Ready for Spring - Park Days and Chalk Pastels
We’re Ready for Spring – Park Days and Chalk Pastels! If you read here at Mama’s, you know my children and I adore chalk pastels. They are easy for moms because they require very minimal prep time. Even though they’re a bit messy, the clean-up is fairly minimal. They’re a frugal art activity that all ages can participate in – even my 3-year-old! Includes step-by-step tutorial.
Chalk Pastel Fall Art - What I love about these projects is that each child’s fall tree and leaves looked SO different, but they were all outstanding! All of the instructions are found on Tricia’s blog if you are interested in doing these projects! Here is the Fall Tree Silhouette lesson and then here is the Fall Leaf project we did, we finished both projects in a one hour co-op class.
Dye Art Projects For Kids Without The Mess Paper dye art experimenting is such a simple and fun technique for kids to create beautiful designs on paper – and it’s relatively mess free. Suitable for kids age 5 this activity combines art, simple science, learning and craft. All you need to create are some felt tip markers, coffee filters (chinese paper is the ultimate if you ever come across it in craft shops, paper towels don’t work – they just absorb, the dye doesn’t spread) and a spray…
Kandinsky Trees - Art lesson based upon Kandinsky - Circles plus many other abstract shapes were very representative of the career and chosen style of Kandinsky, who would produce one after another composition with this simple but entirely innovative style that was helping to make people think about art in a different way, offering new opportunities for the many other abstract expressionists who were to follow the career of this groundbreaking artist.
Creative Use of a Paperoll - These creative art pieces made from toilet paper rolls. Cool isn't it? Let's try to do it at home. Try to invent something that looks beautiful & useful. Have fun & be creative! Here is a silhouette craft made into a three dimensional model.
This is a dreamy way to create a beautiful Arctic sunset or Northern lights backdrop for your winter scenes. Materials: Polar Bear Template Oil Pastels Sharp Object Ice Bear: The Arctic World of Polar Bears This simple yet evocative book explores the polar bear s Arctic home and life cycle. Playful cubs, …