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Fruit day...grapes in water colour by kids

Hand dyed paper with silhouettes - grade 5/6 (could do simpler shapes for younger grades)

This art project is painting water colours in the wet on wet method to create loose images of flowers; fantastically simplistic for those wishing for an easy way to spruce up the apartment. Plus, when all the compliments come around, you get to smile and say "oh that ol' thing? I did it. Nothing really".

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Finding Classroom Art Ideas

All you need is one permanent marker and some overlapping watercolor paint to make a really stunning picture.

James Rizzi birds and maybe we could do fairies in this style, too

How to draw cute little birds (piggies, bunnies...) from a blob of watercolor, outlined then 'accessorized.' Frugal fun

Aren't these pretty? Post includes a lesson in drawing radial flowers, and in using water colors.

1/2 Tablespoon of oil and 1 teaspoon food coloring on top of small amount of water in shallow pan. Lay heavy paper (cardstock) on top and wait until you see oil coming through back. Lift paper and see your design. Can drag toothpick through colors to make new design.

Newspaper Fox art project from Art Projects for Kids

Making a splash with David Hockney Students in third grade learned about the artist David Hockney. We focused especially on his California influenced pool paintings from the 60's and 70's. I saw a similar project on the blog "Kids Artists". The students were focusing on line, shape, and colour while working on these. We also spent a good bit of time thinking about how our hair and body look different when submerged under water.