Archive Monthly Archives: June 2013

Need some alphabet art? Why not collage inside the letters

  Today was our first day of our summer art camp.Just like “we begin with A, B C….we’ll start off with some alphabet art.

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Lego Ship artwork made in a bottle (video)

Lego Ship in a Bottle – YouTube. For all you lego aficionados out there…check out this lego art in a bottle. There are also no tricks involved here, as they actually constructed this piece

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7 pure process only art activities for toddlers

A long while ago I wrote a post on toddler crafts. In it I explained  a bit what process only art is. To reiterate… It is art that is done solely for the process and not for an end result. (product).

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Small murals of sheep in the meadow through drawing, painting and pasting

So this was an interesting artistic endeavor. I have an eBook that I had sold a while back and was working on adding pictures to it. One of activities in the book was about St Davids day (a Welsh holiday.

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An unusual type of sculpture….using scotch tape or packing tape (video)

This super fast video will show you a way to  use scotch tape (or packing tape) that you would never have thought of on your own. At least I’m glad I wasn’t that model. (on the other hand

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How many ways can you decorate a flower pot to bring it to life?

Bringing a flower pot to life often means planting it and as a result making it full of life. Since it is Summer here in the States, what better activity than making a pot for your lovely plantings. Here

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Got some junk or recyclable materials around? Give kids some construction art

I was recently reading a wonderful book called  The Art of Teaching Art to Children: In School and at Home. One of the art projects the authors talk about is doing

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It’s summertime: Learn how to create plaster sand casts (video)

How to Create Plaster Sand Casts . If you live near the beach, or even if you don’t there is a good chance that you will be spending some time with your children there this summer. This is a really

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There is a wide variety of fabric art for kids: It’s not all about sewing at all

As was looking around for ideas for fabric art for kids I came across this information  which is sort of like an e book. In it are a   whole bunch of fabric art ideas. There are quite a number of them.

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Another great way to keep kids interested in coloring activities

Coloring is always a great time filler (especially for girls).  Little girls can sit for hours making hearts and rainbows and sometimes you want to move them a bit out of their comfort zone. I’m

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Want to be WOW’d ? Get a load of this ‘Speed Painter’ (video)

This speed painter is not a video of a 3 yr old going through a finger painting activity at the speed of lightening. It is however, a short demonstration of an amazingly talented artist who does speed painting

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7 ways to use tape for great, non messy art projects

Art with tape is  one of best kids art activities for moms and teachers that want a creative activity but, don’t want to deal with lots of mess. Of course,

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