Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

The Artful Parent - Kids Art, Holiday Crafts, & Creative Activities

Kids art activities, holiday crafts, and creative family activities from The Artful Parent blog (ArtfulParent.com). I share ideas, information, and inspiration to encourage you to enjoy and share art with the kids in your life (whether in your home or your classroom). - EASY and FUN kids arts and crafts - Unique art Ideas as well as Tried-and-True Favorites - Hundreds of Kids Art Activities to keep your family happily creating and learning day after day
1.6k Pins126.21k Followers
The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Canvas Art with Kids :: Tips on Working Large and on the Cheap

How to do large-scale canvas art with kids. Tips for facilitating the process…

Pinned from

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Spider Web Crafts and Activities :: The Ultimate Guide for Kids

Pinned from

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Playdough Fun for Kids with Mandalas, Earth Balls, and Color Mixing

Lots of playdough fun for kids, including printing playdough mandalas, making…

Pinned from

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

7 Color Mixing Activities for Kids (Plus 5 Fun Picture Books)

Great color mixing activities for kids to introduce the concept, including how to mix paint, science experiments, and 5 fun kids pictures books about color mixing.

7 Color Mixing Activities for Kids (Plus 5 Fun Picture Books)

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

DIY Olympic Medals for Kids (& a Simple Olympic Games Poster)

DIY Olympic Medals for Kids (& a Simple Olympic Games Poster)

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Make Your Own Obstacle Course for Kids (and DIY Slip N Slide)

A fun DIY backyard obstacle course kids can make themselves (awesome for playdates and parties!) plus an easy DIY slip 'n slide.

Make Your Own Obstacle Course for Kids (and DIY Slip N Slide)

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

A Sticker Craft for Kids :: Make Your Own Sticker Treasure Tins

A fun sticker craft for kids that has them making their own treasure tins with stickers and decorative tape. This would make a great party craft or gift!

A Sticker Craft for Kids :: Make Your Own Sticker Treasure Tins

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Remember Your Child Self When Talking to Children

A note to parents and teachers about remembering your child self when talking to children by MaryAnn Kohl, award-winning author of 25 books on children's art activities.

Remember Your Child Self When Talking to Children

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Trying Out Immersion Reading with Narrated Books for Kids

A new Immersion Reading program for kids! There's a transition-to-read feature that highlights the text as it’s being read...

Trying Out Immersion Reading with Narrated Books for Kids

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Mandala Art :: 5 Fun Mandala Art Activities Kids Can Do

Here are 5 fun mandala art activities kids (or anyone) can do, including land art, flower mandala suncatchers, back-and-forth mandala drawings, and more.

Mandala Art :: 5 Fun Mandala Art Activities Kids Can Do

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Mandala Art for Kids is Fun and Easy with Stickers

Mandala Art for Kids is Fun and Easy with Stickers

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Gelatin Printmaking Made Easy for Kids and Adults

Gelatin printmaking is an easy way to do monoprinting. Here are 2 gelatin printing techniques, plus a quick tutorial on how to make your own gelatin plates.

Gelatin Printmaking Made Easy for Kids and Adults

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Macrame Rock Necklaces :: A Fun Summer Craft for Kids

Macrame Rock Necklaces :: A Fun Summer Craft for Kids

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

How to Make Your Own Chalkboard for the Backyard

How to Make Your Own Chalkboard for the Backyard

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Your Artful Parenting 101 Questions Answered

Your questions about the Artful Parenting 101 eCourse answered. Including, can we take this course as a family? And what if I live in a different country?

Your Artful Parenting 101 Questions Answered

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

My Artful Parenting 101 eCourse is Open for Enrollment

Enrolling now for a limited time only! Artful Parenting 101 is a 10-week online course for parents of children ages 1-8 who want to lay a strong creative foundation for their families.

My Artful Parenting 101 eCourse is Open for Enrollment

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

7 Fun Painting ideas for Kids to Try

7 unique and fun painting ideas for kids! (Plus the best paints and papers to use for kids painting activities.)

7 Fun Painting ideas for Kids to Try

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Inquiry Science for Kids and the Paper Flower Experiment

A great description of inquiry science for kids and why it's important! Plus a simple and fun paper flower experiment for them to try.

Inquiry Science for Kids and the Paper Flower Experiment

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Flower Crowns for Kids from Paper Bags and Duct Tape

How to make simple flower crowns for kids with paper bags, duct tape, and fresh flowers. A fun craft that doubles as a pretend play accessory!

Flower Crowns for Kids from Paper Bags and Duct Tape

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

How to Be an Artful Parent :: 11 Ways to Raise Creative Kids

How to Be an Artful Parent :: 11 Ways to Raise Creative Kids

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Drawing for Kids :: Encouraging the Reluctant Artist

Drawing for Kids :: Encouraging the Reluctant Artist

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Foam Paint for Kids - Better Than Shaving Cream for Art and Play

Colored Foam Paint -- Better Than Shaving Cream for Kids' Art and Sensory Play!

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Why I Don't Buy Coloring Books for My Kids

If you want to raise creative children, skip the coloring books and give them paper and crayons. Plus lots of great alternatives to kids' coloring books.

Why I Don't Buy Coloring Books for My Kids

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Cherry Hand Pies

An awesome recipe for cherry hand pies! (And some baking with kids reality photos...)

Baking Cherry Hand Pies with the Kids

artfulparent.com

The Artful Parentfrom The Artful Parent

Blueberry Hand Pies and Flower Crowns

Blueberry Hand Pies and Flower Crowns

artfulparent.com