Start with a magazine or newspaper clipping and let the child expand the picture!

Start with a magazine or newspaper clipping and let the child expand the picture! My middle school art teacher use to do this with me :)

Scan children's artwork, shrink, print, and then frame your miniature collection

School Art Idea - scan children's artwork, shrink, print, and then frame your miniature collection

Introducing.... THE GLUE SPONGE! You just cut a sponge to fit in a container, pour glue it, and the kids can just press their little cut-up pieces of paper on it. No more globby glue puddles! | Wedding Day PinsWedding Day Pins

THE GLUE SPONGE: cut a sponge to fit in a container, pour glue in it, and the kids can press their little cut-up pieces of paper on it like a big glue stick

Awesome idea for kids art! Scan artwork, shrink, print - then frame your miniature collection.

School Art Idea - scan children's artwork, shrink, print, and then frame your miniature collection

Kids Art Projects - Watercolor Circle Art. The results are always eye catching no matter how kids chose to paint it!

Watercolor Circle Art

Sub Lesson - Watercolor Circle Art. The results are always eye catching no matter how kids chose to paint it! (possible with markers)

mixed media portrait-use their own photos.  Print out something about them to collage over painting

Mixed Media Self Portrait. Oil pastel and watercolor wash, artistic photograph, and poem. Children did the backgrounds, came up with words that described them and added it on top on canvas boards. Big wow factor for the parents. What an awesome idea!

Color Mixing on Coffee Filters- Primary colors are one of the first art concepts I like to introduce young kids to in art. First, because they are a basic building block for for understanding how to make all kinds of things. And second, because mixing colors is kind of magical. Color mixing on coffee filters is a fun introduction to what happens when those primary colors mix together!

Color Mixing on Coffee Filters

Color Mixing on Coffee Filters- Primary colors are one of the first art concepts I like to introduce young kids to in art. First, because they are a basic building block for for understanding how to make all kinds of things. And second, because mixing c

Painting shadows with watercolors - this is a wonderful spring or summer art project that you can do with your kids while exploring shadow & light and nature

Painting shadows with watercolors - this is a wonderful spring or summer art project that you can do with your kids while exploring shadow & light and nature. - I like the ice cube tray as a palette

How to Do Pulled String Art with Kids

Pulled String Art is Mesmerizing and Addictive!

How to make beautiful string art by combining mirror-image string blottos with a pulling technique. Try on a small or large scale and with 1 or more colors.

Fun project for kids (rain painting)and it's raining a lot this year.

Cute rainy day art project : drop food coloring on cardstock, lay it in the sprinkling rain and watch it splatter. We'll have lots of rainy days in Amsterdam!

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