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For Kids 5 Years And Under
These art lessons are specifically meant for younger artists (ages 4-5). Some lessons might still be challenging, but this category contains our shorter and easier art lessons.
Austa-wasta and I had a lot of fun learning how to draw an otter with shapes! This is another great activity for young artists. Austin is 4 years old, but this activity is great for any age…it is actually one of my favorites now 🙂 Remember to do these activities with your little artists, and remind […]
Hey parents and teachers, This activity is specifically for your young artists. Gather up the supplies and follow along with us, today we’re going to learn how to draw an apple cutout. You’ll need: Glue Scissors Marker or something to draw with Construction paper (black, red, pink, brown and green) You can also change this […]
We’ve drawn a hippo before, but today we’re learning how to draw a hippo with shapes! This is a super fun way to learn how to draw for young artists. This project uses simple lines and shapes to make a more complex drawing. Remind your young artists that it’s ok if their drawings don’t look […]
Clay! Wahoo! Learn how to sculpt a person! I don’t know why it’s taken us this long to do projects involving clay, but plan to see more. We had so much fun doing this project together as team. I would also recommend you doing this with your young artists. They’ll have so much more fun […]
“Austa-wasta where’s my pasta?” He cracks me up and makes me smile everyday. I love drawing with my kids. I hope you enjoy drawing with us too. This art project, how to draw a dinosaur with shapes, is meant for young artists. This technique teaches that big complicated objects can be created by combining smaller simple […]
Learn how to draw a tank for young artists! This is a super fun construction paper cutout activity for young artists. In this project we work on drawing the circle shape plus cutting and glueing…seriously does it get more fun than this? I don’t think so, little Austin and I had a lot of fun […]
Ok this time we’re learning how to draw a shark with shapes! We’ve drawn a shark before, but this one is meant for young artists. Remember to keep activities for your young artists short, simple and fun. And don’t forget to draw with them! Art is so much more fun when you have a drawing […]
Austin’s heart bear cracks me up! I love it so much. This art project is perfect for your young artists. We tried to keep the steps very short and lines even shorter. Remember to do these activities with your little artist. They’ll have even more fun if you’re right there next to them. After you’re […]
This activity is perfect for super young artists! We’re going to work on drawing ovals. So help your little artists get ready, today we’re going to learn how to draw a pig! After you’re done drawing one pig, challenge your young artist to draw a family of pigs. See if they can remember the steps on […]
Grab your markers! Watch the video below and follow along with us, to learn how to draw a cartoon flamingo. This activity is meant for young artists, but any age artist can have fun with it. Flamingos really are cool birds. If you’d like to learn a little more about them check out the flamingo […]
We’ve drawn a peacock before! This time we’re learning how to draw a cartoon peacock for young artists. Yes, this project is meant to be a lot easier than our other lesson. But that doesn’t mean older kids (even adults) can’t have fun drawing this lesson 🙂 All you need is some paper and a […]
Here’s a fun one to do with your really young artists! How to draw a crab uses simple shapes and lines to make it fun for them. Remember to keep art lessons super short too. And remember, it’s ok if their drawings don’t turn out exactly like ours. It’s more important that they’re proud of […]
Today’s episode is nice and easy, perfect for young artists. We’re going to learn how to draw a cartoon pegasus. If you’ve never heard of a pegasus, it’s a horse with wings! How cool is that? They’re also from Greek mythology. Today we’re drawing the cute cartoon version to keep it simple for young artists. If […]
Time for another cute cartoon, this time we’re learning how to draw a cartoon gorilla! I really like doing this cartoon versions, because they’re super fun, but most importantly they’re a lot easier to draw. Which I think is why they’re so fun to draw…perfect for younger artists! Check out all the other cartoon drawings […]
It’s another cartoon! This time we’re learning how to draw a cartoon robot and Hads will show you how to draw a cartoon girl robot 🙂 During this lesson we’re working on drawing rectangles. After you finish this lesson, try drawing another robot but pick a different shape. Try drawing a robot by using big […]
I thought it would be fun to start a new series of lessons, all about cartoon drawing. Sometimes we’ll draw something that looks realistic and sometimes we don’t. From now on, I’ll label the lessons that aren’t realistic as CARTOON! I hope you have as much fun learning how to draw this cartoon lion as we did. […]
Summer is practically here (for us in the U.S.)! Our favorite thing to eat, during summer, is ice cream. Learn how to draw an ice cream cone with us…be careful though, you might get really hungry! For this activity we used construction paper, a black marker, scissors, glue sticks and oil pastels. This is a […]
This is a fun and easy origami project for kids! All you need is a square piece of paper! If you have regular printer paper you can turn it into a square by following the steps at the very beginning of the video.
How to draw a sailboat! This is a great project for learning how to draw triangles! We use a marker and oil pastels, but you can use crayons or markers. Also, we fast forwarded through the details and coloring. Use this time to draw your own details and color your sailboats the way you want to. And […]
Get your construction paper out again, today we’re learning how to make a crown…an easy crown, perfect for young artists. And since Mother’s Day is almost here, you could make this crown for your mom! She deserves to be queen for a day! For this art project you’ll need: Yellow construction paper We also used […]
Today we’re going to show you how to make an easy Mother’s Day card! All you’ll need is some construction paper, scissors, a marker and some glue! Remember, on Mother’s Day to tell your mom, grandmother and the special woman in your life how much you love them.
Have you already watched our how to draw a monkey face (see second video, below)? Well today we’re drawing the whole body, and this crazy monkey is swinging from a vine. Get your marker and oil pastels ready, this one is going to be easy and fun. We did try to keep this lesson easy […]
How to draw a narwhal! These animals don’t seem real. They seem like they’re from some magical fantasy world, where unicorns live. But they are real and here’s a link to narwhals on Wikipedia, if you’re interested in learning more about them. Even though this is an easy drawing activity, narwhals are still fun for all […]
Austin is a real pirate, keep an eye on yer booty! Even though he is young, this activity is still fun for all ages! We’re learning how to draw a pirate ship today! So get out all the construction paper that you own, we’re going to use all of it! Ok, maybe not all of it…but […]
Today we’re doing another spring art project for kids (young artists). Follow along with us and learn the how to draw a rainbow and the order of the colors. For this activity you’ll need: Oil pastels (crayons, markers, or colored pencils also work) White paper Blue construction paper Scissors Glue Also, at the beginning of this […]
Austa-wasta is going to help me with today’s drawing lesson! We’re learning how to draw an excavator. Austin is three so this lesson is meant for younger artists. We’re going to work on drawing simple straight lines, a couple shapes, and using a few colors. It’s important for young artists, to keep their activities within […]