Painted Fruit Box Flowers

Create some beautiful flowers from recycled materials and watercolour paints in this simple flower craft for kids with stunning results!

Recycled watercolour flower craft

While shopping recently we picked up a large cardboard fruit tray that some apples had been displayed in (these are usually available in any supermarket to

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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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Stained Glass Quilt Art Project for Kids

Today all of the member of the 20 Moms group, of which I’m thrilled to be a member, are taking turns to guest post on each other’s sites. I am thrilled to have Jean from The Artful Parent sharing this wonderful art activity for young children, about how to make a beautiful stained glass quilt

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Straw Blown Paintings

Create some beautiful artwork with kids by blowing colourful paint across the paper using straws! A wonderful activity for toddlers and older children with gorgeous, colour-blended, abstract results. We had a go at creating beautiful art work by blowing paint through straws! Straw blown
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Eric Carle Initial Art

After we made the Eric Carle inspired tissue paper prints this week I thought it would be nice to turn them into some wall art for the girls rooms. I saw a lovely idea for cutting art work into initials *somewhere* recently (if it was you, please

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