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Materials and Art Making Ideas for Kids

A file of ideas for our programs with youth and families

Materials and Art Making Ideas for Kids

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Beaded wire sculptures. This is a simple and really engaging art activity for kids

Maisons loup glacé : le descriptif du projet Vraiment génial

Nature Crowns ~ Great outdoor craft

Artist Study with Kids: Alexander Calder

watercolor techniques

Mixed media

Yogurt lid sewing cards

Art Dice TinkerLab Free Download |

Sensory Play Ideas: Balloon Printing with ideas for additional sensory exploration

Create your own insect - When learning about insects

Best Puffy Paint Recipe on the Web - Meaningful Mama

Compass Painting ~ Fun back to school art!

printable color book

How to make baking soda paint that fizzes, creating beautiful color mixing reactions.

  • Meghan Burch
    Meghan Burch

    Tried this - it was fun and beautiful in process, but when the paper dried the colors were very pastel and the paper was covered with dry baking soda.

silhouettes of students cut from cardboard. Decorate with circles of different colors. counseling activity: each color represents a different feeling, or write characteristics of self on circles

Pick a flower or plant and lay on top of a small piece of clay and use a rolling pin to make an imprint in the clay. let it harden. Paint. Add a magnet to the back.

Tin foil Christmas Tree Ornaments: an easy homemade ornament for kids, using basic materials: tin foil, tissue paper and craft gems. Would be cool as other shapes too!

Foil Paint

Rainy Day Fun -- 7 Modern Art Projects for Kids #kidsart

Wire, Tissue Paper, Contact paper

Make Your Own Paintbrushes for Kids! Click for tutorial and to read about the importance of playing with textures in early childhood

12 Simple and Fun Art Projects for Toddlers |

leaf animals

Oil and Watercolors Experiments