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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Van Gogh Style Finger-Paint Printing

Create some beautiful art work with kids, inspired by the great Van Gogh, using just paint, fingers and paper! Easy, child-centred, open-ended and stunning! We’ve been inspired by the great artist Vincent Van Gogh for our latest Kids Get Arty project! The

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Colour Concoctions with Coloured Water!

 We explored colour mixing with coloured water concoctions on kitchen towels! They learnt about colours and made beautiful tie-dye patterns on the papers as a by-product, which are little art works in their own right.

We put about 1-2 cm of red, yellow and blue liquid food colouring into

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Egg Carton Printing

We made some simple, beautiful prints using just an egg carton and some ready-mix paints! The wonderful Tinkerlab is hosting another Creative Challenge and the material she presented us with this time was the humble egg carton. I didn’t want to present the girls with a set craft to create

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Easter Egg Spin Art Garland

We used one of our favourite methods of painting to create a beautiful spin art Easter egg garland! I cut some simple egg shapes from coloured card and dug out our paint-stained salad spinner!

 The girls knew exactly what to do and even selected their own

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