6-9 year olds

Print Transfer Technique – Using Gel Medium

Print transfer is one of my favorite art techniques. Watching the image appear magically on another surface is insanely satisfying, and there are lots of techniques for print transfer, which make it all the more fun to experiment with. This time…

6-9 year olds

Cross Hatching: The Fabulous Classic Shading Technique …

Cross hatching is one of those art techniques that many people learn in art class, practice for a bit on a circle to make it look more like a sphere, and then never use again. I’m here to revive the…

6-9 year olds

Watercolor Resist 3 Ways

It should not come as a surprise that I love watercolor projects. Watercolor is an amazing paint for kids and adults to pick up easily and experiment with and get really cool results. It dries quickly so you don’t have…

Art Techniques

6 DIY Art Supplies for Kids

DIY Art Supplies: Make your own sidewalk chalk from Playful Learning DIY watercolor paint from Design Sponge Chalk paint from Melissa Esplin DIY sidewalk paint Tie-dye playdough technique from Blog Me mom Glitter glue recipe from Paging Fun Mums Have you tried your hand…

6-9 year olds

African Art Projects Roundup

I love, love, love African art and find the colors, geometric shapes, and symbolism to be a perfect recipe for art projects that appeal to kids. I’ve gone and rounded up 20 awesome ideas for African art projects that you…