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Arts & Crafts Projects for Kids!

Today’s Art & Craft Project: Sculptures

There are all kinds of sculptures you can make. For example, Joan Miró inspired sculptures. Joan Miró i Ferrà was a Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona.

Follow the link to learn more about the artist:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9QoOn0Xmus

Watch the tutorial on making Joan Miró inspired sculptures here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpFJ2WVpCgY&feature=youtu.be

Another example is Calder-inspired sculptures. Alexander Calder was an American sculptor who is best known for his innovative mobiles.

Find the instructions to making Calder-Inspired Sculptures over at Pink Stipey Socks:
http://www.pinkstripeysocks.com/2015/05/calder-inspired-sculptures-kids-art-project.html?m=1


It would be really awesome if you could show us your creations and please feel free to share your own art and craft ideas with us.

Have fun!

Today’s Art & Craft Project: Origami

The art of paper folding.

How to make an Origami Heart:
https://wizzley.com/origami-heart/

How to make an Origami Jumping Frog:
https://www.printablesfairy.com/origami-jumping-frog/

More Origami ideas:
https://karenmonica.com/origami-ideas-that-are-popular/


It would be really awesome if you could show us your creations and please feel free to share your own art and craft ideas with us.

Have fun!

Today’s Art & Craft Project: Drawing Cartoon Characters

“Not everyone has the ability to create Disney quality masterpieces when it comes to drawing characters, but everyone can have a go!”

Please visit Sarah Renae Clark’s website for the instructions:
https://sarahrenaeclark.com/how-to-draw-your-own-cartoon-characters-free-resources/


It would be really awesome if you could show us your creations and please feel free to share your own art and craft ideas with us.

Have fun!

Today’s Art & Craft Project: Patchwork Houses

Easy and fun project with cardboard and collage.

Please visit Art Bar for the instructions:
https://www.artbarblog.com/patchwork-houses-cardboard-collage/?utm_content=buffer3018c&amp%3Butm_medium=social&amp%3Butm_source=pinterest.com&amp%3Butm_campaign=buffer


It would be really awesome if you could show us your creations and please feel free to share your own art and craft ideas with us.

Have fun!

Today’s Art & Craft Project: Friendly Watercolour Monsters

Guaranteed to brighten your day!

Please visit Adventure in a Box for the instructions:
https://www.adventure-in-a-box.com/friendly-monster-watercolour-blow-art-with-straws/


It would be really awesome if you could show us your creations and please feel free to share your own art and craft ideas with us.

Have fun!

Today’s Art & Craft Project: Paper Plate String Art

Please visit My Silly Squirts for the instructions:

https://mysillysquirts.com/2019/02/21/kids-paper-plate-string-art-every-holiday/


It would be really awesome if you could show us your creations and please feel free to share your own art and craft ideas with us.

Have fun!

Today’s Art & Craft Project: Cubism Autumn

Please visit Krokotax for the instructions:

http://krokotak.com/2017/09/cubism-autumn/



Today’s Art & Craft Project: Rubber Band Printing

To start printmaking you do not need expensive materials or fancy supplies. Learn how to do rubber band printing using only three simple household materials: cardboard, rubber bands and paint.

Please visit The Artful Parent for instructions:

https://artfulparent.com/rubber-band-printing-with-kids/


Coming up this Friday:
FREE Art Video Tutorial with local artist Julie Liu: “Stained Glass” with black glue and watercolour paint


It would be really awesome if you could show us your creations and please feel free to share your own art and craft ideas with us.

Have fun!

Today’s Art & Craft Project: Yarn Pumpkins

“These yarn pumpkins are such a gorgeous little fall craft project – great for a table centerpiece or even a fall mantle.”


Please visit Debbie Chapman over at One Little Project At a Time for instructions: https://onelittleproject.com/yarn-pumpkins/


Coming up tomorrow!
FREE Art Video Tutorial with local artist Julie Liu: “Stained Glass” with black glue and watercolour paint


It would be really awesome if you could show us your creations and please feel free to share your own art and craft ideas with us.

Have fun!

Today’s Art & Craft Project: “Stained Glass” with black glue and watercolour paint

FREE Art Video Tutorial with local artist Julie Liu: https://youtu.be/uxXAY24KwWw


Materials:
– White Glue
– Black Acrylic Paint
– Watercolour paper
– Watercolour paint
– Paint brushes

Directions:

1. Add a big squirt of Black Acrylic Paint into the White Glue bottle. Shake to mix.

2. Squeeze and draw your design with the Black Glue onto watercolour paper. Let dry overnight.

3. Paint and Have fun!

It would be really awesome if you could show us your creations and please feel free to share your own art and craft ideas with us.

Have fun!

Today’s Art & Craft Project: Hole in Paper Art

A hole in paper makes for an interesting perspective on painting!

All you need is some poster board, a bowl to draw the hole (or find something with a different shape), scissors to cut the hole, acrylic paints, paint brushes, crayons, markers, etc.


I found this interesting idea at: artfulparent.com

Coming up this Friday!


FREE Art Video Tutorial with local artist Julie Liu (julieliuart.ca): Yarn Rainbow Ornament


It would be really awesome if you could show us your creations and please feel free to share your own art and craft ideas with us.

Have fun!

Today’s Art & Craft Project: Monoprint Making With Crayons

Learn how to create prints that are full of texture and color with crayons and sandpaper.


You’re gonna need an iron, crayons, plain white paper, and sandpaper of any grade.  The more grit to your sandpaper the more texture on your finished print.  Use what you have.


Please find the instructions at The Kitchen Table Classroom.

Coming up this Friday!
FREE Art Video Tutorial with local artist Julie Liu (julieliuart.ca): Yarn Rainbow Ornament


It would be really awesome if you could show us your creations and please feel free to share your own art and craft ideas with us.

Have fun!

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