Bees are not exactly a family favorite around here. Last summer, Chuckers went to check the mailbox and on his way back to the house a bee stung him right on the side of the neck. He came running into the house yelling, “I got stung! I got stung!” Mom and Hads came to the […]
This post is the first of a new series of drawing activities for (slightly older) kids. Don’t worry, we’ll still do the simple How To Draw projects. My little Chuckers (7 years old) has expressed an interest in drawing things more realistically. He’s also getting to that stage where he has just enough focus and […]
Here’s another shading post, How To Shade A Cone. Learning how to shade and draw simple objects is a great place to start teaching kids. As they get older they’ll learn how to combine shapes to make more complicated objects. For example, they could use this cone and a sphere to draw a very realistic […]
Shading a cube is really easy, especially compared to shading other objects. This how to shade a cube video shows you how simple it really is. Also, check out how to draw a 3D box in case your kids want more box fun. Materials Paper Charcoal or pencil Kneaded erasure I realized that we didn’t use […]
Fun and free how to use oil pastels for kids! This oil pastel art project is of a Monarch Butterfly. Download the free print and follow along!
This how to shade a cylinder is the second post in a series that we’re working on. The first post, was…
Learn how to shade a sphere with charcoal! This is a fun foundational lesson on the basics of shading.