10 Best Homemade Craft Recipes

10 Best Homemade Craft Recipes

Sometimes we all need a bit of fun. Kids especially are looking for fun things and to keep them busy sometimes we have to conjure up the fun ourselves. To help in this endeavor, we have gathered a bunch of Craft Recipes that you can make at a moment’s notice. Fun that you can create […] [...]

DIY Paper Bowls Craft Project

DIY Paper Bowls Craft Project

DIY Paper Mache Bowl Project Let’s make artsy paper bowls … that’s what I said recently to my two young granddaughters.  None of us had ever made paper before so it was a learning experience.  What fun though.  We started by tearing paper sheets, both colored and natural shades, [...]

Rotating Art Station

Rotating Art Station

School is starting back and with it lots of papers and art will begin coming home.  We don’t love all the papers, but we do love the art.   I keep most of the art my kids create under a bed in a big portfolio binder but I want to get more of it on the […] 

Encouraging Art – DIY Easel

Encouraging Art – DIY Easel

DIY Art Easel We have homes filled with markers, colored pencils, colorful clay, scraps of patterned paper and much more.  Sharon is an artist and I am the daughter of an artist with my own blooming artist, my youngest son, Carson.   While you may not have lots of art supplies,  a few basics wil [...]

Wooden Snowflake Craft Project for Kids

Wooden Snowflake Craft Project for Kids

We love creative art and craft projects. Sometimes allowing your kids (or yourself) to have unplanned or organized craft or art time is important for creativity, but other times it’s helpful to give kids a prompt or plan a project with them.  Projects help kids follow directions, learn about [...]

Winter Kids Art Project using Tape and Paint

Winter Kids Art Project using Tape and Paint

  This is a good example of how the contrast of white on dark can really have a lot of visual impact. 1. Tape a border around the edge of a square of watercolor paper with 1″ painter’s masking tape. Cut thick and thin strips for trees that touch the top and the bottom of […]  [...]

Kids Bubble Wrap Art Project to Make a Colorful Journal

Kids Bubble Wrap Art Project to Make a Colorful Journal

I finally had a chance to try printing with bubble wrap, and loved how it worked in my art journal class this week. There were so many colorful variations of my sample shown here. 1. I cut panels of bubble wrap that were smaller than the journal pages so that the paint wouldn’t go all […]&n [...]

Snowman Sticker Art Project for Kids

Snowman Sticker Art Project for Kids

Snowmen signify winter and what better time to try a fun new art project.  Kids can even make these cute snowmen to add to their gifts this holiday season.  Kathy Barbro shares another fun art lesson for kids.  This fun winter art project shows kids how to make snowmen come to “life” by alter [...]

 

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