Learn how to draw a simple beach ball with templates. We use templates or other objects to trace around when creating our circles. You can certainly draw the circles freehand, but this is a useful tip when you want to draw a perfect circle. Your kids may need help selecting objects to trace around. If […]
We’re too excited about the warm weather! Today we’re learning how to draw a cartoon popsicle. This one is a lot of fun and super simple for young artists. Challenge your kids to change their drawings and make them different. You can also draw this lesson several times and make a page full of popsicle […]
Follow along with us and learn how to draw a cartoon watermelon! This lesson is perfect for young artists, but still fun for older artists. It’s always my hope that teachers and parents draw with their young artists. This always makes for good memories. Drawing together is a great way to grow closer together. We […]
Today’s drawing lesson is how to draw a cartoon swimmer snorkeling! We drew a boy swimming, but this lesson is super easy to change into a girl. You could draw longer hair and a girl swimsuit. Also, remember you don’t have to color your drawing exactly like ours. You can use your own creativity and […]
Learn how to draw a tall, refreshing glass of lemonade! This lesson is perfect for summer. Follow along with us, remember to have fun and to practice. It really is ok if your drawings don’t look exactly like ours. Just try your best! Also, be sure to draw a background. You could draw your glass […]
Today, Hadley and I are learning how to draw a flower bouquet! We’d love it if you followed along with us. This lesson uses overlapping, but you and your kids can space the flowers out to avoid overlapping. This will make the lesson even easier for younger artists. For our art club members the printables […]
Follow along with us and learn how to draw the sun! This project is great for younger artists. Austin and I are using construction paper, but you can use these same steps without construction paper and cutting. Substitute printer paper and color your drawings at the end. Art Supplies marker round bowl scissors glue construction […]
Follow along with me and learn how to draw a simple dahlia pom pom. This is a fun lesson and super easy. It’s even a bit relaxing. I hope you have fun following along and using your own creativity. You could add more flowers and even change the colors. Also, we’re taking a short spring […]
Learn how to draw a fun beach island! This lesson is meant for young artists. To make this lesson even easier, leave out the sun. Or, have your young artists draw a full sun away from the trees and island, so it doesn’t overlap. Also, encourage your artists to use their creativity to add more […]
Learn how to draw an ice cream truck with me and Austin! Austin is five years old so this is a great lesson for younger artists. Once your little artists have finished their truck, encourage them to draw a background or even more people. They could draw kids around the truck asking for ice cream. […]
Be careful today’s lesson may get you really hungry! We’re learning how to draw a cute ice cream cone. We hope you’re going to follow along with us. This project is super easy and super short, but a lot of fun. Remember to add your own details, maybe your cone has more than one scoop […]
Today we’re doing a fun cutout project and learning how to draw french fries. For this activity you’ll need: Marker Scissors Glue Construction paper (black, red, yellow, and white) When you’re finished following along with us, be sure to add your own extra details to your french fries.
Learn how to draw a daisy! This lesson is for young artists, but it can easily be modified for older artists.
I can’t believe how hot it is outside. The past couple days it’s been over a 100 degrees. So we thought it would be fun to cool off and learn how to draw a milkshake! When you draw your milkshakes, be sure to add your own details and extras. Also color your milkshake your own […]
Today we’re learning how to make a watermelon! This is a really simple construction paper cutout, even for younger artists. You’ll need red, green (2 sheets), and black construction paper. You’ll also need scissors, glue stick, black marker, and oil pastels (white, light and dark green).
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! […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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.