Easy Art Projects

Sometimes you are just looking for easy art projects to do with kids, whether you are short on time, or need a sub art project. I love easy art projects because I don’t have much of an attention span, and neither do these crazy kids today with their TV’s and their iPads, and their zillion other screens. Crazy kids. What’s the world coming to?

These projects are for kids of all ages, so you’ll have to wade through some of them, but many can be tailored to different ages with a little creative thinking.

6-9 year olds

Melting Beads to Make the Simplest Suncatchers …

Melting Beads for Suncatchers I did a search on melting beads and found soooo many different techniques, which made me realize there were lots of ways to do this. Also, it takes some trial and error. The following way-too-long post is an account…

6-9 year olds

Watercolor Collage Project For You to Just …

Watercolor can be intimidating when you’re not sure how to use it, and you’re envisioning creating a muddy mess on wrinkled paper. This approach to watercolor gives you the freedom to quickly splosh it around on a bunch of different…

6-9 year olds

A Quick and Simple (And Very Cool) …

This month I am counting down the weeks until my book is officially released all over the place. I decided to share with you 1 project a week for 4 weeks (that is 4 projects, in case you are mathematically…

3d projects

Ridiculously Simple Faux Mosaic Animal Art

This is going to probably be like my shortest tutorial post because I only have 1 photo to show you, and it really is crazily, ridiculously easy to make. In fact, my Marine step daughter made this about 2 years…

0-5 year olds

Bright and Happy! Ice Cream Cone Paper …

Lo and behold. I started working on this paper craft the other day, come to find out that Ice Cream Day is tomorrow. Thank you to the random weirdo who created ice cream day, and thank you to Ben &…