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

Ocean crafts: Create murals of the ocean

Ocean crafts: Create murals of the ocean

  This ocean crafts activity was inspired by this  swarm of sea creatures that I found on Pinterest. As you may know already, I love mixed media art and I also love when the children get to do their projects in more than one sitting. Even if you’re doing this at home it’s still best to letContinue Reading

Recreating Eric Carles animals with tissue paper (literacy art projects)

Recreating Eric Carles animals with tissue paper (literacy art projects)

I just realized that its almost time for summer art camp and I never even finished posting the activities we did last summer. This activity was actually one of my favorite. I have actually gotten used to more mature work since I work with early elementary ages now, so when I looked back at 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