So we thought we’d learn how to fold an origami Easter Bunny! You’ll need origami paper or a square piece of paper to begin this activity. This one is not too hard, but younger artists may need a little help making some of the folds.
Archives for March 2015
Today we’re doing another fun and simple spring activity. We’re learning how to paint blossoms! For this lesson you’ll need: Paper (we used watercolor paper but any paper will do) Paint (we used acrylic paint, again any paint will do) Straw Paintbrush (Here’s the brush set we bought, here’s another great set for kids) Water […]
Hads is my helper with all the folds today, and we’re folding another spring flower. This time we’re learning how to fold an origami tulip! This one is a lot of fun, but it’s a little more complicated then our last how to fold an origami flower. You’ll need two square pieces of paper for […]
We’ve drawn Baymax with armor and without armor, now it’s time to draw his buddy. Today’s lesson is how to draw Hiro from Big Hero 6! This is another lesson using colored pencils. I love colored pencils, especially Prismacolor pencils. They’re a lot like using oil pastels, because the blend so well. Also check out […]
Hey art friends, We’re doing another quick giveaway! Hop over to YouTube and leave a comment on this video. Tell us who your favorite princess is! We’ll pick a random comment tonight and announce the winner tomorrow. Also, thanks to all of you who sent in your art! We have the most talented friends ever, […]
Hads and Mrs. Art For Kids Hub went to see the new Cinderella movie and they loved it! Have you gone to see it yet? What did you think? Well, Hads got so excited about drawing Cinderella. She loves anything that has to do with princesses. So, I’m sure we’ll be drawing more 🙂 This lesson is […]
We’re learning how to draw Squirtle, one of several awesome Pokemon characters. Actually I knew there were a lot, but I had no idea there were over 450! Chuckers has this really cool handbook that explains each one. We have a lot of fun thumbing through it. He’s even drawn several, on his own, simply by looking […]
Hads and I learned how to fold an easy origami flower today! Follow along with us to fold your own. All you need is a square piece of paper. When we go to fast or speed up the video, you can pause it, finish the step, then press play. Try practicing this a couple times, […]
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This how to draw a four leaf clover lesson is especially for young artists. We used green and blue construction paper, a black marker, oil pastels, scissors, and glue. After they complete their clover cutout, let your young artists finish their drawing any way they want. You may notice that most of our […]
Hey art friends, On Friday we asked you to leave a comment on YouTube and tell us what your favorite Dr. Seuss book was. We picked a random winner! Watch today’s episode to see who it was! Here’s a list of all the things we gave away (along with a link to Amazon). The Lorax […]
“I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees for the trees have no tongues.” Yes! Follow along with us and learn how to draw The Lorax! You’ll need a marker, white paper, and oil pastels. Before we draw The Lorax, we decided to give away a collection of all […]
Austin is learning how to draw Earth, today! He’s three so this activity is great for younger artists. Follow along with us and if we go too fast, just pause the video. For this activity you’ll need a marker, white paper, black construction paper, oil pastels, scissors, glue, and a large circle object to trace […]
Start your engines, today is all about how to draw a race car! Drawing cars, really any vehicle, is a lot of fun for me because I used to work for Ford. I LOVED drawing cars when I was a kid…so this brought back a lot of memories. When drawing them, it’s always easier to […]
Follow along with us, today we’re learning how to fold an origami fish! This is lesson is easy and perfect for younger artists. Hads is five and was able to do this activity with very minimal help. With most origami activities she needs more help. We do use official origami paper, but you can use […]
We’ve drawn a Roman soldier from history, now it’s time to learn how to draw a Viking! AAAAaaarrrggghhhh! Grab your Sharpies and paper, this guy is going to be the meanest…the toughest…Viking of all! If you’d also like to learn more about Vikings, here’s a fun link to Vikings on Wikipedia.
Draw another Dr. Seuss character with us! This time we’re learning how to draw Fish from The Cat In The Hat. Have you already drawn The Cat In The Hat? If not, be sure to watch that one too 🙂 The Fish is fun to draw, all you’ll need is a Sharpie or black marker and […]
Well he’s not a Dr. Seuss character, but he’s from a book 😉 Today’s lesson is how to draw Captain Underpants! Have your kids read this series? If not, you can purchase it on Amazon…Chuckers highly recommends it 🙂 For this art lesson we used Sharpies and Pentel Oil Pastels.
March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’s birthday, let’s celebrate this week by drawing a few of his characters. It’s only proper that we start out with how to draw The Cat In The Hat! But be sure to watch how to draw Fish, too! In this lesson we talk about Dr. Seuss’s method of shading, which is […]
Yes it’s Monday again, you sent us a truck load of art! We loved opening all of your letters, and looking through all of your emails. Before watching the video, check out the new YouTube Kids app. It’s from YouTube and it’s just for kids, allowing us parents to rest a little easier that our kids […]