My kids love making homemade cards for birthdays and holidays. When I showed them how their hands make a heart, they got even more excited. This activity is really simple, short, and perfect for all ages (though works really well for the younger artists). Art Materials Pencil Color construction paper Glue Scissors Watch How To […]
Here’s a fun art project to do with your kids involving The Night Before Christmas poem. It’s fun with the younger ones, I know Hads almost did a flip when I told her we’re going to finger paint. How are your kids holding up with all the excitement surrounding this time of year? I know […]
One of our awesome art friends requested we do how to draw an elf on the shelf for her classroom! If you’ve made a request for us to draw something, and we haven’t done it yet…don’t get discouraged. I still have a list and we’re slowly working through it. I’ve also bumped some of the […]
The holiday season, especially Christmas, is perfect time to focus on primary colors. More specifically, discussing how to get Christmas colors. Red – Is a primary color and doesn’t need to be mixed. Green – Is not a primary color and needs to be mixed. In this lesson we started out with how to draw […]
Oh boy our Halloween excitement is at a level 10 around here. We went and picked out our pumpkins last night, and this how to draw a werewolf is just feeding the fire. What’s your kid’s favorite traditional Halloween character? Art Materials Pencil, marker, crayon Paper Watch How To Draw A Werewolf
How to draw death is a combination of how to draw a ghost and how to draw a skull. To draw death you start out by drawing a skull then use the ghost to draw his robe. So if you haven’t seen either of those lessons yet, be sure to check them out first. Art […]
This finger painting a pumpkin activity is super easy, fast, and fun for little kids. I did it with both Hads (4) and Austin (2). While Austin is not old enough to paint a face, he’s still able to have a blast. Hads, on the other hand, is right at the perfect age to work […]
Halloween is coming, teach your kids how to draw a skull! We couldn’t wait to pull out our masks, in fact we had to run to Target and buy a few more. What are your kids going to dress up as for Halloween? We almost convinced Hads that she should be a gorilla princess, she […]
We saw this how to make fall leaves on Pinterest, and thought we’d try it out ourselves. Hads loved it! She is still asking me if we can make more. First I have to apologize, during the video our camera turned off and I didn’t notice. So, there’s a small jump in between drawing the […]
Simple step by step instructions on how to draw a spider. Watch the short video, and download the free instructions.
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…
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.
Learn how to draw Santa! We took our kids to see Santa on Saturday, they loved it! I thought Hads would be scared for sure. Nope, she wasn’t scared at all and even asked him for a dolly. It made me proud.
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 marker Watch How To […]
Dying eggs for Easter was always a tradition in mine and my wife’s childhood, so of course we have to do it for our kids! This year for Easter we decided decorate eggs a little differently though. We used crayons and paint instead of dye.
It’s starting to feel like spring! I’m freaking out, my kids are freaking out…bye-bye winter!