Back to School Arts and Crafts: Mini murals using mixed media

Back to School Arts and Crafts: Mini murals using mixed media

As kids begin their new school years many teachers start looking for back to school crafts ideas. Focusing on what they did that summer is often a common theme. This activity is mural making. I love mixed media art.  When I do mixed media art I usually use  a combination of painting, collage and drawing.Continue Reading

Spending some vacation time in the city? Recreate your kids day with city landscape art

Spending some vacation time in the city? Recreate your kids day with city landscape art

Summer vacations (which it is what we in the States are in middle of now) are a time that many parents spend time with their children exploring the cities they live near or are visiting. This activity, city landscape art, is a great way to remember some of what they’ve seen on their trip toContinue Reading

Impressionism for kids: 10 different activities

Impressionism for kids: 10 different activities

Impressionism for kids usually falls under the banner of teaching kids about famous artists. Since it is quite difficult to have children learn about artists like Renoir and Rembrandt by copying their styles, parents and teachers that want to give kids a bit of culture by teaching about famous artists often use  Impressionism. This isContinue Reading

Making animals out of square shapes

Making animals out of square shapes

I really did start this project with squares. You would never believe it looking at these amazing pictures these kindergarten and first grade children created. I started out by showing them a square and we talked about what you can do with a square. We made it into a hexagon, 2 triangles and a fewContinue Reading

Multi Step Flower murals: Great summer project

Multi Step Flower murals: Great summer project

Spring and Summer are perfect times  for flower projects with kids and this flower mural is such a fun idea. I actually saw the original idea on Pinkandgreenmama.com but, I changed it around a bit. I love kids art projects that are not a one activity project and this multi step flower mural fits theContinue Reading


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My name is Faigie Kobre and I am on a mission to help you give your kids the right kind of art even if you are not creative and can't even draw a straight line. I know you can do it, because I teach art without having an art background. I am a Mom of 6, Grandma, art teacher, past early childhood teacher and director and there's lots of misinformation out there about kids art that I want to dispel.....keep reading