Just for kids, how to draw a snake! Not any ol’ snake, a COBRA!
Simple instructions on how to draw the cutest dog on this planet!
Really simple instructions on how to draw a scorpion for kids. Watch the short video, and download the free printable instructions.
Fun and quick how to blend with oil pastels tutorial for kids! Watch the short video, and download the free printable activity.
This is dad’s favorite how to yet! It’s one of the hardest instructions we’ve done, but it’s still fun!
Really simple instructions for kids on how to draw a princess! Also watch the funny video and download the free step by steps.
This is the first part in a series of intro to pastels for kids posts. I was at the art store looking to pick up a few more pastels, and had a thought—I bet other parents are really confused when they look at the selection of pastels to buy. I know I was!
Perfect for Valentines, learn how to draw a funny cupid.
I get asked often, “What art the two most important art supplies?” Easy…
Simple step by step instructions on how to draw a ladybug, perfect for really young artists. Watch the video and download the free steps.
Simple step by step instructions on how to draw a spider. Watch the short video, and download the free instructions.
Ok, this how to draw a penguin was specifically for my little Hads. That’s why it may look extremely easy. Hads is three, so activities involving few steps and simple shapes seem perfect for her.
Valentines is coming up! Help your kids learn how to draw that perfect rose for that perfect person, even if that perfect person is you 😉
This how to shade a cylinder is the second post in a series that we’re working on. The first post, was…
How to draw a snowboarder, may be a little difficult for the younger artists but they can always try. Chuckers loves…
How to paint a snowflake with symmetry is a great art activity for the young artists! This is also a fun activity to do over and over, while trying different shapes and designs.
It was fun filming how to draw a wreath with my little Hads. She had a lot of fun to, even though…
Hads is back with how to draw a Christmas tree! She was feeling a little bad that I left her out of the last couple videos, what a mean dad! So, I had to do this next one with her. She did an awesome job too.
It’s a 3D Rudolf Cutout! Hads got all giggly when she saw him, so I hope your kids enjoy him too. Materials Scissors Tape or glue Rudolf printout (either print on white or color paper) Rudolf Cutout Step By Step 1. Download and print cutout. You can simply print on white paper and have your […]
We had fun drawing Santa the other night, now it’s time to learn how to draw crazy Christmas elves! Chuckers was really excited to learn. If your family does elf on a shelf, your kids will probably get a kick out of this one.
It’s time to start this Christmas season off right, with a fun how to draw Santa video! We took our kids to see Santa on Saturday, they loved it! I was shocked too, because I thought Hads would be scared for sure. Nope! She did awesome, and even asked him for a dolly. It made […]
Well I’ve been a little hesitant to introduce advanced art concepts to my little kids, but then I thought why not! Sure, how to shade a sphere isn’t painting the Mona Lisa but for little kids it might as well be. The key to this exercise, if you think it might be a little over […]
It’s about time we did a (just for girls) how to draw a fairy, don’t you think? I know Had’s has been bugging me for it. Well if you’re keeping score on this site, the boys are probably winning. I’ll do better…but for the record, the “just for girl” posts are most likely going to […]
It’s not just how to draw a cow, it’s a magic cow! I know, it’s a little off the wall. Let me explain. A couple days back we got a nice email from Leo, asking if we could do a post on drawing a cow. And because I’m a little weird, I thought I would […]
So now your kids know how to draw a turkey, but do they know how to finger paint a turkey? This is super easy for kids, even my little one year old got in on the fun! Materials Paint (you could even try our homemade paint) Paper Plates to hold the paint Paper towels for […]
How to draw an alien is sure to keep your kids busy on a Saturday morning! We had a little extra fun making this video. As you can see we drew a few aliens doing different things. After you watch this with your kids, encourage them to make their own aliens. Have them use their […]
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, do your kids know how to draw a Turkey? It’s super easy! These instructions were easy for my 6 year old, but a little difficult for my 3 year old. But that didn’t stop her from trying! She actually did a really good job. Materials Paper Pencil, crayon, or […]
Water color resist with crayons, is a classic art activity. Meaning, you probably remember doing this project when you were a kid. The great part about this activity (like using rubber cement), it’s a great way to show kids how different things react with water color. Resist, means that the crayon will repel the water […]
You know it’s time to finger paint a fall tree when the leaves start changing outside! Have they started changing where you live? We’re planning to take a trip up the canyon this weekend. Usually the leaves change sooner up there before they do in the valley. Man, I can’t believe it’s already that time […]
My kids are already going nuts about Halloween, how about yours? It doesn’t help that the stores have had the decorations out for a couple weeks. So I thought if the stores are doing it, and the kids are already freaking out, why not join in.