Pointillism Painting with Cotton Buds from The Artful Parent Book

Experiment with pattern making and a simple Pointillist technique by painting and mark making with cotton buds! This fantastic art activity for kids comes straight out of the very wonderful book The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to fill your Family’s Life with Art and Creativity by Jean Van’t Hul of The Artful Parent blog, and we are

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Dip Dye Doily Flowers

Create some beautiful, rainbow coloured flowers using paper doilies and liquid watercolour paints in a fun, hands on painting method for kids! These look beautiful in a vase for Spring and would make a stunning Mother’s day or Easter gift!

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Rainbow Comb Paintings

Enjoy a fabulous art process using combs and brightly coloured paints, to explore textures and patterns with kids!  Painting sessions with young children are much less about creating an end result and finished product than they should be about exploring materials in an

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Salt Dough Handprint Christmas Tree Ornaments

Create some cute handprint Christmas tree ornaments using green sparkly salt dough and paints! These are lovely as a little keepsake and memento of how the kids have grown. I do love handprint keepsakes!

 To create these christmas tree handprints from salt dough I thought we would try to colour

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Abstract Line and Colour Paintings Inspired by Paul Klee

Create some stunning paintings to investigate colour, form and line with a little inspiration from abstract artist Paul Klee! A great art project for children with beautiful, open-ended results. Welcome to another round up of Kids Get Arty, a bi-monthly celebration of children’s art work, hosted with Red Ted Art,

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