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 […]
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.
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 […]
This art project was a lot of fun with Hads. We made an Easter egg and baby chick cutout. The top part of the egg opens up and the baby chick sits inside. You can glue the chick down, but we thought it was cooler that she could be removed from the egg entirely. We […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
How to draw a red panda! Yes, these animals have got to be the cutest animals to ever exist. They’re also fun to watch play. If you haven’t seen this video of them playing in the snow yet, you’re missing out on some serious cuteness! In this lesson we’re using: Plain white paper from our […]
Oh man! I had a lot of fun doing this how to draw a skunk, with Austin. We hope you have fun doing this activity with your little artists too! What you’ll need for this lesson: Construction paper (blue, black and green) Colored pencils (especially a white pencil) Scissors Glue We want to see how […]
Have you watched how to draw a rocket yet? That lesson focuses on primary colors (red, yellow, blue), this lesson focuses on the secondary colors (orange, purple, green). These are the colors you get when you mix two of the primary colors. We also work on cutting and gluing, just like the rocket lesson.
Learn how to draw a rocket with Austin and me! This lesson we focus on primary colors, shapes, cutting and gluing. It’s also a fun exercise to work on drawing stars! Just because we say this is for “young artists” it doesn’t mean it’s only for them. I have just as much fun doing these […]
How to draw an ant for young artists! In this lesson, with Austin, I tried to keep it simple and just work on two fundamentals. We practiced drawing circles and mixed two primary colors (blue and yellow) to make one secondary color (green). Oil pastels work great for mixing, but you could also use paint. […]
Today’s lesson, how to draw Peppa Pig, is going to be different! Instead of using a Sharpie and white paper we’re going to draw on colored construction paper with oil pastels. We’re also going to do some cutting and glueing…so be sure to get all of your art supplies together before following along. Below are […]
Is it still winter where you live? It’s still winter here, but there’s no snow on the ground. So, we thought we’d do this fun snowman art project with construction paper! All you need for this activity is: Construction paper (blue, white, brown, black, orange) Marker Scissors Glue This is a great project for young […]
This fun snow globe art project for young artists is also great for large groups of students. It’s easy to prep and fun to challenge your artists to be creative. We painted a snowman, but that certainly doesn’t mean you have to. Ask them to think of something different to draw or paint in their […]
This how to draw a snail lesson was so much fun with Austin. When you do art activities with your little artists, be sure they’re having more fun than you! You’ll make memories you’ll never forget…I promise. Also, I did give a three year old a Sharpie 🙂 I’ve worked with him enough that he […]
How to paint a woodpecker, is just for young artists who are 5 years old and younger. Just because my Austin did this, doesn’t mean your 3 year old will be able to do this activity…all kids are different. That’s ok! If they’re not able to, try something easier. For example, you could work with getting your kid […]