Little artists are challenged to fill an entire paper plate, front and back, with colors, lines, and patterns. Adults cut the plate into a spiral, and a playful twirler unravels.
Painting with balloons and bubble-wrap creates surprising patterns through this curious tactile art making activity.
This colorful windsock project is a fantastic exercise in creative mark making. Little artists’ compositions are transformed into magical windsocks perfect for hanging in the backyard or on the patio.
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This simple, low cost project creates beautiful Tissue Paper Windows -perfect for hanging in any sunny spot.
Make art together, then use your creation to add extra special flair when gift giving with this D.I.Y. Wrapping Paper project.
Book pages are the backdrop for little artists’ creations in this mixed media project.
Little artists get moving with this action filled painting project inspired by Jackson Pollock.
Re-purpose summer Popsicle sticks and create a sculpture for your wall – or buy craft sticks for this project and eat frozen treats while you make art together.
In this summer-fun outdoor art project, little artists dip their feet in paint then walk and stomp over poster-board to create footprints and blend colors.
Springtime brings green fields and blooming flowers. In this torn paper collage project, little artists create bouquets of “flowers” by tearing and crumbling construction paper and tissue paper.
Little artists paint poster board with crazy lines and textures, then “put the puzzle together” by gluing the cut out stripes, spots, legs, and faces of Eric Carle inspired animals. This project can be adapted to any Eric Carle animal, we made a zebra, monkeys, a cheetah, and panthers.