In this extract from my new book Nurture Art we’re looking at how to set up the best art materials for children, to encourage passion, playfulness and creativity. There are tips for great art materials on a budget, and a free printable poster of the A to Z of unusual things to make art with.
This homemade bath paint recipe has just two ingredients and you can make it in seconds. You could whip some up for bath time tonight!
Homemade bath paint recipe
This ice painting process art idea, taken from my new ebook and online art course for families Art Spark, includes the extra sensory element of coldness. It’s a fun hands-on activity, particularly good as an outdoor art exploration and for keeping cool on hot summer days.
Sensory play ice painting with frozen paint
This watercolour washi tape resist art is great for all ages of children. The technique is really simple and produces an exciting ‘big reveal’ at the end.