It’s springtime here in the United States! Time for flowers! For this project you’ll need a square piece of paper. Follow along with us and learn how to fold an origami iris. This project is a little challenging for younger artists, but that means it’ll be a fun project to do with your young artists! […]
Time for another bunny lesson, hahaha! This time we’re learning how to draw a realistic bunny. Don’t worry though, we have a bunny for younger artists too. Plus check out our other easter lessons. In this video we use colored pencils to color and shade our bunnies, but you can use anything you want. Also, remember […]
I thought it would be fun to show Hads how to paint with watercolors! So today we’re learning how to paint a fall leaf with watercolors. We’re not using expensive watercolors either, we’re using cheap Crayola paints. The other art supplies you’ll want for this project are: paintbrush watercolor paper jar of water paper towel […]
Learn how to draw a polar bear with us! All you need is a marker, paper and something to color with. Then just follow along! If you like this lesson and haven’t drawn a grizzly bear yet, you got to check that one out too!
Learn how to paint a fall tree with us! We haven’t done a painting project in a while…we had so much fun, that we’ll need to do more. For this project you’ll need: Paintbrushes Straws Acrylic or tempera paint (yellow, red, orange, and black) Paper (we used watercolor paper) Water in a jar Paper towels We also […]
Learn how to draw a husky in few simple steps. Just follow along with us, and if we go to fast you can always pause the video. For this project you’ll need something to draw with and some paper. We usually always use Sharpies because we don’t like erasing, but you can use something else […]
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 […]
MMMMMmmmm…I’m hungry! Let’s learn how make a hamburger cutout! You’ll need construction paper, scissors, glue, and colored pencils. The colors of construction paper we used were: Tan Yellow Brown Red Green We used the same colors of colored pencils.
Hads is my helper with all the folds today, and we’re folding another spring flower. This time we’re learning how to fold an origami tulip! This one is a lot of fun, but it’s a little more complicated then our last how to fold an origami flower. You’ll need two square pieces of paper for […]
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, […]
Hey art friends! Today’s lesson is how to draw a hummingbird. We used regular printer paper (letter), Sharpies, and Prismacolor pencils. We also go over blending and shading. Chuckers and I had so much fun drawing this bird. Remember to have fun when you’re following along with us. If you get frustrated, because your drawing […]
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 […]
Anytime Austin helps, like in this how to paint a snowman, you’ll know that the activity is meant for young artists. Austin is three, so I’ll keep the art project simple and short for him. In this episode we use: Acrylic paint (white, black, orange, red, green) Light blue paper Paint brush Paint trays Water Paper […]
You can’t have Christmas without a tree, learn how to draw a Christmas tree with us! You’ll need something to draw with, a piece of paper and a few colors. We’re using oil pastels to color our tree. In this lesson we show you one way to decorate your tree, of course you can decorate […]
We’ve made a few pumpkins before (Jack O’Lantern, Paper 3D Pumpkins), but this how to draw a pumpkin is just for Thanksgiving. So we’ll be coloring it without a scary face. Thanksgiving is a special holiday we love celebrating in our home. It’s the day we pay close attention to things we’re grateful for, oh and […]
We’ve already drawn a 3D pumpkin but today we’re going to show you how to make a 3D pumpkin! Here’s a list of the supplies you’ll need for this activity: Orange construction paper Green construction paper Scissors Tape Stapler
We’re coloring an Autumn leaf with oil pastels! All you need for today’s art project are the following supplies: Oil pastels The free printable (below) This lesson is specific to oil pastels, but you can adapt it using crayons, colored pencils, or maybe even markers. I’m also very particular about the brand of oil pastels we use (I’ve […]
Today we’re showing off how to color a butterfly with watercolor pencils! If you haven’t watched how to draw a butterfly on a flower, yet…be sure to watch that first. In this lesson we used watercolor pencils and made copies of our original drawing. Many new printers have also have a scanner that allows you to […]
Hads is my special guest today, and we’re learning how to draw a butterfly on a flower! This is another fun and simple drawing activity you can do with young artists 5 and under…though older artists may enjoy it too 🙂 We love drawing insects, we’re going to be drawing them all week. Check our […]
We received this awesome art project idea from one of our super cool art friends. We loved her idea so much we had to do it too. How to paint a watermelon is a great activity for any artist during summertime, but especially works well for younger artists. We only used three colors and about […]
Happy Memorial Day art friends! Today is the day set aside to honor those men and woman who have lost their lives in the service of our country. We, as a family, also have a tradition to visit our grandparent’s graves and leave them flowers. Because of that we thought it would be fun to […]
Well it’s finally starting to feel a little bit like Spring around here. Here’s a few steps on how to draw Spring! I did this activity with my little Hads, so we drew a little girl jumping in a rain puddle. If you’d like to draw a boy instead, simply draw shorter hair and shorts […]
How to draw a ski jumper! Are you guys getting as excited as we are for the olympics? When I was telling my kids about this event their eyes were getting so big. Plus my little Chuckers is already anticipating Shaun White’s events like you wouldn’t believe. Watch How To Draw A Ski Jumper
The winter olympics are almost here! Let’s celebrate by learning how to draw a bobsled. We live in the USA, but this works for any country. Just do a quick search on Google to find out what your bobsled team looks like and make those changes. Materials Pencil, marker, or crayon Paper Watch How To […]
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 […]
I loved teaching Hadley how to draw three spring flowers! I hope your kids have fun following along with us. Watch How To Draw Three Spring Flowers
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 […]
Simple step by step instructions on how to draw a ladybug, perfect for really young artists. Watch the video and download the free steps.
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.