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3D hot air balloons!

3D hot air balloons!

Paper Collage Van Gogh Mural by Kindergarteners!

Artist: VINCENT VAN GOGH

For our very first art project of the 2012/13 school year, we learned about VINCENT VAN GOGH. He was a dutch artist who lived long ago and painted many pictures which now hang in museums all over the world. Some of his favorite subjects were sunflowers and night skies like the one above titled The Starry Night. (please excuse the glare in this photo) Our challenge was to work as a group to re-create this famous painting as a large mural. All of the kindergarten classes worked on this project…

Teaching Watercolours to Children - How To - Wow! She makes this sound so easy, and it's beautiful! (JS)

Teaching watercolours to children - How To - Artists & Illustrators - Original art for sale direct from the artist

Artists & Illustrators is the UK’s number 1 magazine for original art. Buy original artwork direct from the artists.

The Mosaic Melted Bead Bowl is easy enough for toddlers to make, but it looks absolutely stunning.

Mosaic Melted Bead Bowl

Kids' arts and crafts that are both pretty and practical are always a blast, and this Mosaic Melted Bead Bowl is no exception. This <a href="http://www.allfreekidscrafts.com/tag/Beads" target="_blank">melted bead project</a> is super simple to make, so even young children can get in on the fun. Your little ones can even use this homemade bowl as a gift idea for a teacher or grandparent. No matter what you serve or store in your melted bead bowl, the bowl will steal the show. Your kids will…

Love the swirling colors on this custom marbled paper hot air balloon mobile.

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Would be great for kids' artwork and out fav snapshots...white and gray frames for me :)

3 Quick and Easy Weekend Projects for Your Walls

It's Friday and so time to look forward to the weekend. January has now come to an end to, thankfully for some of us, and so you might be finding more time and motivation to

Paper mache a balloon, pop the balloon, add string and a basket for spring class crafts.  Could go great as a bulletin board theme (Kid's Soaring to New Heights in Reading...)

Arise and Shine: Hot Air Balloons

These fabulous paper mache hot air balloons have sparked a few ideas to go along with the 2012 Mutual Theme: “Arise and shine forth, that thy light may be a standard for the nations” Doctrine and Covenants 115:5. * Paper Mache Hot Air Balloons found here * New Beginnings Hot Air Balloon theme When introducing the YW Values I envision a young woman either holding up a Hot Air Balloon in the color of the value - maybe even having the value on the balloon itself - and after explaining the value…

Gorgeous! Great under the sea art / ocean craft for kids. For Secret Seahorse, Hole in the Bottom of the Sea, Out of the Blue.

Foil fish craft :: ocean theme for preschool

Foil fish craft :: activities for an ocean theme for preschool

7 Ways To Turn Your Fall Leaf Collection Into Art | Handmade Charlotte

Looking for something to do with all those beautiful leaves your kids collect? Check out these 7 original ideas for turning them into fun art projects.

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Sharpie on wax paper looks like stained glass. Easy craft for kids

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Sharpie on wax paper looks like stained glass. Easy craft for kids

this is a GREAT idea for students who are finished early. At end of year we would have so many of these to install on a wall in the school

DIY Life

by Anna Sattler, Posted Feb 28th 2008 6:00PM Filed Under: home decor, art, staying green Source Tags: crate, estate sale, EstateSale, flea market, FleaMarket, photo-frame, picture-frame, recycle, reuse, shadow-box, soda, soda-crate If you are posting a comment for the first time, please enter your…

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Warm and cool colors

little trees growing

New prints are now available. More info here: rettg.blogspot.com.au/2015/02/little-trees-growing.html I blogged about the originals here: rettg.blogspot.com/2010/07/growing.html The canvases measure 8x8 inches, and 8x10 inches.

Love this art project!

End of the Year Art Project

While some of you lucky ducks are already on summer vacation some of us are still plugging away!!!

Fine Lines: 1st Grade

1st Grade Deer in the Forest

With International Dot Day coming up this week I thought it might be fun for students to experiment with color and 3 different media choices. Years ago a parent gave me a large collection of buttons that I still have not exhausted, even though I have used them to start several art projects. I thought they could be the starting dot. To introduce the stripes, David Shannon's A Bad Case of Stripes provides the perfect springboard to discuss color theory (whatever aspect is appropriate to the…

Fine Lines: 1st Grade

1st Grade Deer in the Forest

Fine Lines: 1st Grade

5 Art Appreciation Lessons for Summer Learning | Melissa & Doug Blog

Help your child tap into his creative side this summer with these 5 different art history appreciation projects from the Melissa & Doug blog. Melissa & Doug

Papier Fish - TOPP Kreativ

Papier Fish - TOPP Kreativ

mosaic art ideas for kids - Google Search

Foam Mosaic Art

I have been enjoying teaching quilling to my seven year old student. This time we thought of making some non quilling project . I thought o...

mosaic art for kids - mosaic sun and sky

How to Make Roman Mosaics for Kids | eHow.com

Ancient Romans created beautiful mosaic artworks. According to the BBC, the mosaics used in Rome were home decorations and ranged from store-bought common designs to custom made designs. Parents and children can make their own mosaic artworks with some colored paper and glue for a fun family craft.

mosaic rainbow art for kids- great March activity ~ These rainbow projects brightened up my preschool class every spring! I loved when the kids made these!

Mosaic Rainbow Art for Kids - Parent Teach Play

Here is a simple yet stunning way to create and learn about rainbows and rainbow colors: Mosaic Rainbow Art for Kids. Easily adaptable for home or school.

nice photo instructions show how to fold an origami jumping frog. looks easy enough for kids!

Make an origami frog that really jumps! - It's Always Autumn

nice photo instructions show how to fold an origami jumping frog. looks easy enough for kids!

8 Awesome homemade wind chimes for kids to make. Gorgeous ornaments to brighten your backyard or patio, and they won't cost you a dime to make! Happy Hooligans

8 Homemade Wind Chimes for Kids - Happy Hooligans

8 Gorgeous, easy homemade wind chimes for kids to make. They won't cost you a dime, and they're so cool, you'll want to make them all this spring!

Magazine positive-negative space designs.

Shop | Eco Art

I just love how my Eco Art series has turned out so far. They are even better to see in person. Created with a hand cut-out design and strips of Vogue magazine pages, these pieces are fabulous mode…

Chihuly inspired art -- made from *coffee filters*, *markers* and *spray starch* (yogurt cups underneath to shape them). How awesome are these! This whole blog (by an art teacher) is *fabulous*.

Ms. Motta's Mixed Media

Here are several examples of some of my student's Chihuly inspired artworks... Most Macchia- today though Kindergarten learned about Ikebana! They first sketched their Ikebana's with sharpie, then watercolored them! They were so cute! Next the 1st and 2nd graders made Macchia using coffee filters, markers, and spray starch. I had them cut an organic shaped lip first, then colored them with markers, and finally folded them over a yogurt container and sprayed them; to give them a bowl shape…

Sharpies and solo cups - I feel a Chihuly lesson coming on!

Sharpies and solo cups - I feel a Chihuly lesson coming on!

Chalk in My Pocket: Batik on Paper + Salt Watercolor Experimentation

Batik on Paper + Salt Watercolor Experimentation

This amazing piece of abstract art is the result of a failed experiment, it just goes to show… mistakes are often magic in the making! Elmer’s blue school gel can be used to make batik …

Stained Glass Paper Kite Craft

Use wax paper and melted crayons to make this simple, pretty sun catcher.

Stained Glass Paper Kite Craft

Use wax paper and melted crayons to make this simple, pretty sun catcher.

DIY fireflies using a battery operated tea light and plastic easter egg! -- 29 of the MOST creative crafts and activities for kids!

DIY fireflies using a battery operated tea light and plastic easter egg! -- 29 of the MOST creative crafts and activities for kids!

Will be making this button tree with Arianna once she's a bit older. Can't wait for craft projects with her.

Will be making this button tree with Arianna once she's a bit older. Can't wait for craft projects with her.

Amazing Tin Foil Art - FUN for Kids! - and now I need glue gun

Textured Tin Foil Art

This Textured Tin Foil Art was so much fun to create! We were so thrilled with the vibrant colours and interesting textures that this process created!

3 ways for kids to make beautiful art with sand paper

Art activities for kids : Sand paper art

Art activities for kids : Sand paper art Use sandpaper as a canvas and introduce these fun art activities for kids using 3 very simple methods This post may contain affiliate links. If you choose to s

Spider Web Art Project for Children with Watercolor Resist *Beautiful project for kids

Spider Web Art Project: A Simple (and Beautiful) Watercolor Activity for Kids

Check out this simple spider web art project using watercolor techniques, watercolor resist, and salt. Fun for preschoolers, older kids, and adults!

Filth Wizardry: Autumn woodland treasure sculpture; creating art with nature walk finds such as twigs, maple seeds, and other fall finds.

Autumn woodland treasure sculpture

Thought I should post about this project we did over the weekend, because the kids had a lovely time doing it, and the gift recipient (Grand...

A Mobile from Melted Plastic Bead Suncatchers

A Melted Bead Suncatcher Mobile with Fun Shapes

How to make a colorful melted bead suncatcher mobile from plastic pony beads. This is such a fun craft to do with kids & makes a great decoration or gift!

Make one of these cool hand patterns. | 27 Pointless Projects To Do When You're Bored At Work

Make one of these cool hand patterns.

Waste time... productively!

Love it! Great way for little ones to begin learning about depth and perspective. Super cute arial snowmen

Aerial View Snowmen

Second grade started their aerial view snowmen this week. Projects like this almost always showcase the kids different personalities. There are usually some very neat and tidy ones, some cute ones,…

Modern "glass" flowers. Very easy, even a toddler (with a little adult help) can make beautiful flowers and mini cups.

DIY Dollhouse Miniatures: Modern "Glass" Art Tutorial

1:12 scale miniature "glass" art made with plastic and glass seed beads DIY Dollhouse Miniatures: Modern "Glass" Art Tutorial I am designing a modern dollhouse loft.... or now maybe some miniature shipping container pods... I have been wanting to do some modern minis for years! I started with some of the accessories and furniture first; that was years ago and I haven't done any miniature work since! These "glass" bowls are perfect for a modern dollhouse, plus they are fun to make! I love the…

32 Amazing Watercolor Painting ideas for kids!  Such neat and simple watercolour techniques.

32 Easy Watercolor Painting Ideas - How Wee Learn

These watercolor painting ideas are ideal for preschoolers, kids and adults. Over 32 unique and simple watercolor techniques!

50 + Art Projects for 3-5 Year Olds

50 + Art Projects for 3-5 Year Olds - Meri Cherry

I have decided to take a little inventory on my blog to make sure it’s as helpful and resourceful as possible. As it turns out, I have over 50 art projects for kids ages 3 to 5 that are super duper amazing and awesome right here. I took some time to round them all up […]

More "Personalities" from the Michael's session at NAEA (Donna Staten)

Artwork published by Students11

Check out Students11's artwork on Artsonia, the largest student art museum on the web. Don't forget to join the fan club and leave a comment on the website.

Newspaper Dog Projects - art project - craftivity - craft project - bulletin board display

Five for Friday {Linky Party.. September 26th}

Five for Friday is a weekly teacher linky party where you post five random things from today or this past week and on your blog. Then, you ...

20 colorful activities that combine art and science for kids

Combining Art and Science

Activities for Kids that Combine Art and Science My boys love art, and we typically do some sort of art project every single day. Som...

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Camping

A personal project on the subject of camping - collage & paint.

Toilet Paper Roll Leaf Stamping Fall Tree Craft - Crafty Morning

Have your kids make this easy fall tree craft using a toilet paper roll, paint, and a paintbrush! You can also use this free printable fall tree sheet for kids.

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Fall Leaf Art Project

There are so many amazing Fall Leaf Art Projects online that it's hard to go wrong! We've done quite a few over the years with great success, but this year I think we've hit gold

Beautiful stained glass window hanging--love

P-124 Contemporary Stained Window - Bubbles Spill

Size: 9 1/2" Wide x 57" Tall This panel will brighten up any space in your home! As you can see we use many colors for these bubbles spilling all over the space. We also used a textured transparent background, to have natural light maintaining privacy in the home! Want to add color, interest and privacy to your home? The flowing motion of the bubbles and random color placement, make this a versatile piece that can be hung or installed horizontally above french doors, or maybe a shower, OR…

A Sharpie and alcohol art project on canvas with incredible results!

52 projects to teach art to kids. One per week. Looks like fun. print making...trash to treasure

Art Books for Kids and Everyone - Susan Schwake - ART CAMP, Art for all Seasons - Kids Art Series

How to Dye Pasta for Kids Crafts

Have you ever used colored pasta when teaching your kids? Dying pasta is very easy and it uses supplies you likely have on hand. You can use this to crea

Art Projects for Kids:  Watercolor paper and lemon juice.

Art Projects for Kids: Watercolor paper and lemon juice.

::drawing tool - mark making by kyra bermejo

Drawing Tool - Mark making

Explore Kyra Bermejo - 1055245129's photos on Flickr. Kyra Bermejo - 1055245129 has uploaded 20 photos to Flickr.

Another craft I can't wait to try...found by stumbling of course, mooi voor boekbinden!

Marbled Paper: Boxes + Ideas | Centsational Style

Lately, I’ve become obsessed with the patterns in marbled paper. I recall making it as a kid in art class years ago and now it has reentered my life as I’m currently fixated on its random medley of swirls, stripes, and colors. I made these marbled paper boxes for office supply storage in m ...

Craft Punched Leaves to create art for autumn

Paper Punching Autumn Leaves | Make:

Fall leaves are a super thrifty crafting supplies. Try your paper punches on them to create a unique embellishment for future crafts,

Art / Science - Four season tree for first and second grade to do in art class

Art / Science - Four season tree for first and second grade to do in art class

Complete art lessons for exploring great artists :: artist profiles, creative art projects, supply lists. 25 great artists.

Exploring Great Artists :: complete art lesson plans

Complete art lessons for exploring great artists :: artist profiles, creative art projects, supply lists. 25 great artists.

Tutorial on making a canvas out of a soap box- this is cool- can use for lots of art projects! -RRM

how to make a soap box canvas

Happy Earth Day. Recycling is a big part of what this day is all about...educating and inspiring everyone to be more mindful of the state of the Earth and the many things,.....big and small, that we can do to help. Here is a recycling project that I hope you enjoy. For this project, use empty soap boxes or any other kind of box you can recycle. Adhere masking tape along the opening and around the box. This will make the piece a bit stronger. To strengthen and to achieve a some-what neutral…

Beautiful fall leaves.  Love the borders!

Beautiful fall leaves. Love the borders!

Monsters-cute art project. Might do this during my first week...

The Art Teacher's Closet

I love the look of scratchboard art but I have had a very difficult time teaching this lesson. It's gotten better over the years, but there's just so much to remember! In the end, the kids love their finished projects. Be prepared - this one takes A LOT of patience! I give each student a small practice square first. We all begin with a close up of a giraffe's face. We look at how the fur grows in different directions at different points on the animal. We look at how to make lines closer…

Beautiful art projects inspired by Eric Carle books

Firework Salt Painting — This is such a fun art project to do with your kids for the 4th of July! This turns out super cute and it's such a fun art technique! There's two options to paint this and you probably have everything you need already!

Who knew painting with salt would turn out so cool!

This firework salt painting art project is the perfect art activity to do with your kids this summer! It uses salt to create a cool effect.

Lots of fabulous early childhood and preschool fall leaf activities

8 Easy & Inexpensive Leaf Activities that Won't Bore Your Kids

Check out these fun, easy, inexpensive, and amazing Leaf Activities perfect for your home and classroom! Lots more goodness on this blog!

A DIY fun activity for the fall with your little ones. Leaf bugs. This is a great project for nursery & primary school children as well.

30 Great Painting Ideas Turning Dry Leaves into Unique Gifts and Home Decorations

Bright painting ideas turn dry fall leaves into amazing artworks, unique gifts, and home decorations that enhance the impressive season's spirit

apple tree! Absolutely love this!!! How colorful and creative for a fall project while learning agriculture and healthy eating. Great project to go along with " Curious George, Apple Harvest"

50+ Activities All About Apples

apple tree! Absolutely love this!!! How colorful and creative for a fall project while learning agriculture and healthy eating. Great project to go along with " Curious George, Apple Harvest"

Metallic trees Klimt Winter

Metallic trees Klimt Winter

Must-Try Art Projects! (30 Super Cool Art Techniques for Kids)~ BuggyandBuddy.com

30 Super Cool Art Techniques for Kids - Buggy and Buddy

Looking for some super cool and unique art projects for kids? Here's 30 art techniques your kids are sure to go crazy for!

Cool art project! Look and look again! :)

Relief Teaching Ideas

I love an activity that only requires basic materials like A4 paper, pencils, rulers, scissors and glue. These concertina pictures are a perfect example of how simple materials can create great res…

My shadow art project for kids

My shadow art project for kids

Marbled Milk Paper

Science & Art for Kids: Marbled Milk Paper - Babble Dabble Do

Learn how to make Marbled Milk Paper from the popular marbled milk science experiment.

Gorgeous peacocks! So many ways you could create something similar.

PAINTED PAPER

Painted Paper Art

Need a fun, colorful art project that incorporates art and literature? Love Monster is perfect when you need a 50 minute art lesson or a colorful project promoting love and acceptance. Children will f

pop bottle turtle | Soda bottle turtle banks! Very cute!!! | Art and Crafts for Kids

75 Inspiring Craft Ideas Using Plastic Bottles

Looking for plastic bottle crafts for kids, preschoolers, and adults? Try these craft project ideas using water and liter bottles. As you learn how to make crafts using plastic bottles, you'll be able to make flowers and even jewelry. These are also great recycling ideas for children.

Ocean Art Activity for Kids: Make sea turtles using clay!  (Next Generation Science Standard Kindergarten: NGSS K-ESS3-1)~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Clay Sea Turtle Art Activity for Kids - Buggy and Buddy

Using clay to create our sea turtle sculptures was such a fun way to combine art & science! After learning about sea turtles, we created sea turtles from clay.

3D hot air balloons!

3D hot air balloons!

Paper Collage Van Gogh Mural by Kindergarteners!

Artist: VINCENT VAN GOGH

For our very first art project of the 2012/13 school year, we learned about VINCENT VAN GOGH. He was a dutch artist who lived long ago and painted many pictures which now hang in museums all over the world. Some of his favorite subjects were sunflowers and night skies like the one above titled The Starry Night. (please excuse the glare in this photo) Our challenge was to work as a group to re-create this famous painting as a large mural. All of the kindergarten classes worked on this project…

Teaching Watercolours to Children - How To - Wow! She makes this sound so easy, and it's beautiful! (JS)

Teaching watercolours to children - How To - Artists & Illustrators - Original art for sale direct from the artist

Artists & Illustrators is the UK’s number 1 magazine for original art. Buy original artwork direct from the artists.

The Mosaic Melted Bead Bowl is easy enough for toddlers to make, but it looks absolutely stunning.

Mosaic Melted Bead Bowl

Kids' arts and crafts that are both pretty and practical are always a blast, and this Mosaic Melted Bead Bowl is no exception. This <a href="http://www.allfreekidscrafts.com/tag/Beads" target="_blank">melted bead project</a> is super simple to make, so even young children can get in on the fun. Your little ones can even use this homemade bowl as a gift idea for a teacher or grandparent. No matter what you serve or store in your melted bead bowl, the bowl will steal the show. Your kids will…

Love the swirling colors on this custom marbled paper hot air balloon mobile.

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Find the perfect handmade gift, vintage & on-trend clothes, unique jewelry, and more… lots more.

Would be great for kids' artwork and out fav snapshots...white and gray frames for me :)

3 Quick and Easy Weekend Projects for Your Walls

It's Friday and so time to look forward to the weekend. January has now come to an end to, thankfully for some of us, and so you might be finding more time and motivation to

Paper mache a balloon, pop the balloon, add string and a basket for spring class crafts.  Could go great as a bulletin board theme (Kid's Soaring to New Heights in Reading...)

Arise and Shine: Hot Air Balloons

These fabulous paper mache hot air balloons have sparked a few ideas to go along with the 2012 Mutual Theme: “Arise and shine forth, that thy light may be a standard for the nations” Doctrine and Covenants 115:5. * Paper Mache Hot Air Balloons found here * New Beginnings Hot Air Balloon theme When introducing the YW Values I envision a young woman either holding up a Hot Air Balloon in the color of the value - maybe even having the value on the balloon itself - and after explaining the value…

Gorgeous! Great under the sea art / ocean craft for kids. For Secret Seahorse, Hole in the Bottom of the Sea, Out of the Blue.

Foil fish craft :: ocean theme for preschool

Foil fish craft :: activities for an ocean theme for preschool

7 Ways To Turn Your Fall Leaf Collection Into Art | Handmade Charlotte

Looking for something to do with all those beautiful leaves your kids collect? Check out these 7 original ideas for turning them into fun art projects.

Silhouette

Pick a silhouette…

Share with your friends...

Sharpie on wax paper looks like stained glass. Easy craft for kids

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Sharpie on wax paper looks like stained glass. Easy craft for kids

this is a GREAT idea for students who are finished early. At end of year we would have so many of these to install on a wall in the school

DIY Life

by Anna Sattler, Posted Feb 28th 2008 6:00PM Filed Under: home decor, art, staying green Source Tags: crate, estate sale, EstateSale, flea market, FleaMarket, photo-frame, picture-frame, recycle, reuse, shadow-box, soda, soda-crate If you are posting a comment for the first time, please enter your…

This item is unavailable | Etsy

Find the perfect handmade gift, vintage & on-trend clothes, unique jewelry, and more… lots more.

Warm and cool colors

little trees growing

New prints are now available. More info here: rettg.blogspot.com.au/2015/02/little-trees-growing.html I blogged about the originals here: rettg.blogspot.com/2010/07/growing.html The canvases measure 8x8 inches, and 8x10 inches.

Love this art project!

End of the Year Art Project

While some of you lucky ducks are already on summer vacation some of us are still plugging away!!!

Fine Lines: 1st Grade

1st Grade Deer in the Forest

With International Dot Day coming up this week I thought it might be fun for students to experiment with color and 3 different media choices. Years ago a parent gave me a large collection of buttons that I still have not exhausted, even though I have used them to start several art projects. I thought they could be the starting dot. To introduce the stripes, David Shannon's A Bad Case of Stripes provides the perfect springboard to discuss color theory (whatever aspect is appropriate to the…