Archive Monthly Archives: December 2012

Preschool Kids Art Ideas (spiders and frogs)

This video really takes you the right direction if you are doing crafts with kids. She takes a few simple projects like making spiders and frogs that normally is very hard to do in and educational art

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COLLAGE PAINTING on 6 by 6 CANVAS- video

I was looking through the videos on you tube for some good collage activities Adult collages are really very different from the way I do collages with kids. (see collage ideas) Adult collages are usually

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How to make a collage with rolled paper-video

This is an activity that is done by an adult but, I think it is easily adapted to children as well. you basically learn how to roll paper  using various colored, shiny papers. You then slip the rolls

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Tooth Brush Painting

There are so many different kinds of process only art types of painting for small children. The most popular kind is usually spatter painting. This video will just give you a quick demonstration of

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Fast & Easy Rice Paper Decoupage

This video is about decoupage for adults using store bought vases. It doesn’t really matter that its made for adults as the techniques used here are the exact same ones we use with kids. Decoupage

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DONE WITH A TOOTHBRUSH by an adult

I recently published a video from you tube about toothbrush painting for kids. I then came across this video and thought it was so cool to see what a good artist can actually be do with a toothbrush

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Hole punch art: Add some sticky reinforcements to enhance the holes

It sounds really weird…hole punch art. But, it was a great activity we did with hole punchers and reinforcements. I actually go this idea from the Usborne Complete Book of Art Ideas. I didn’t

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Art book portfolios to keep and showcase your children’s artwork

The best way to make art book portfolios I’ve always had the problem of what to do with the children’s artwork when they are done. I always feel bad sending

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Homeschool art: What makes it better than art done in a school setting

There are two very basic, very important elements to a homeschool art program that a traditional art curriculum cannot have no matter how excellent it is. The

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