I thought girls were born knowing how to draw a butterfly. Not true, but my little girl loves them…so I thought I’d learn how and then teach her. There’s nothing wrong with a dad teaching his little girl how to draw a butterfly…right? At any rate, we had fun. That’s what matters. Materials Paper Pencil, […]
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This was the first watercolor resist activity I’ve done with my kids. Chuckers thought it was magic. This is a fun activity to illustrate how some things react differently with paint. Watercolor Resist Materials: Watercolor paint Watercolor paper Brushes Water Rubber cement If you have more time to spend on this, you could help them […]
Finger painting a spider was a lot of fun, we also had a surprise guest! I’ve also noticed we’ve really been on a finger painting kick…haven’t we? Well, the kids are loving it so I’m not complaining. One of the things I’ve learned about kids and finger painting (I think I’ve mentioned it before, but […]
Finger painting a snail is a really simple art activity. Focus with your kids on making a good circle, and show them how mixing two primary colors makes a different secondary color. After you paint one, do another using different colors. Have your kids also make them different sizes, see if they can make a […]
How to draw a dragon was meant to be a little more difficult. I have a six year old and a 3 year old. Sometimes it’s hard to teach them both at the same time.
Finger painting a hedgehog for fun! This activity is meant to be very simple, starting off with an easy shape and mixing only two colors.