100 kids art projects

100 kids art projects, organised by material, technique, topic and season

100 kids art projects

Exploring art is such an important part childhood (and beyond!) With just a simple set of materials you are giving your child the opportunity to explore

the math of shapes, colour mixing, geometry and more;

storytelling and language development as they draw characters, create a scene and talk about their art;

sensory experiences as they swirl paint, smear glue and tear paper;

science discovery as they explore the properties of glue, paint and card;

and the uplifting, joyful discovery of their own voice and vision, and the confidence to express themselves.

In this archive of kids art projects you’ll find process art, seasonal crafts, and ideas for exploring new materials. The art projects are indexed by topic, material, technique and theme, to help you find ideas that are just right for your child. Click through, take a look at the all the photos and pick a few to try.

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Art and Craft for Play

Make your own Play Mat

Winter Wonderland

Fairy Land Light Table

Pumpkin House

Fairy Shell Houses

Fairy Tale Fridge Magnets

Paint a Fairy Land

Make a Fairy House

Peg Doll Fairies

Winter Model Christmas Town

Cardboard Box Boat

Animals

Foil Fish

Clay Butterflies

Word Birds

Owl Crafts

Easter Lambs and Chicks

Pom Pom Mice

Tea Party Puppets

Dragon Models

Incy Wincy Spider

Caterpillars

Fish Tank

kids art activities

Chalk

Outdoor Chalk Frames

Nature Mandalas

Chalkboard Puppets

Chalk Art

How to Make Coloured Sand

Clay and Dough

DIY Clay Recipe

Clay Butterflies

Salt Dough Recipe

Salt Dough Candle Holders

Christmas Salt Dough Candle Holders

Clay Heart Bunting

Clay Faces on Tree Trunks

Garden Tiles

Collage

Exploring Texture

Colour Mixing

Shaving Foam Colour Mixing

Foil

Painting on Foil

Foil Fish

Handprints

Rainbow Handprint Wreath

Christmas Handprint Wreath

easy kids art projects

Mandalas

Shell Mandalas

Nature Mandalas

Play Dough Mandalas

Junk Modeling

Free Junk Model eBook :: Glorious Junk!

Cardboard Box Crafts

Dragon Models

Egg Carton Treasure Box

Make a Marvellous Hat

Outdoor Art

Outdoor Chalk Frames

Spray Painting

Flower Pot Sculpture

Flower Printing

Clay Faces on Tree Trunks

Garden Tiles

Painting

Painting on Foil

Wet on Wet Waterpainting

Bubble Painting

Reverse Print Painting

Texture Painting

No Paint Brushes Allowed

Shell Painting

Large Scale Art

Henna Mehndi Painting

Leaf Art

Spring Watercolour Flowers

Summer Scented Paint

Homemade Spice Paint

Painting with the Rain

Painting with Toy Cars

Painting Landscapes

Painting with Drinking Straws

Spray Painting

Marble Painting

Roly Poly Acorn Painting

Oil Pastels

Self Portraits

3D Picture Frames

basic kids art projects

Paper Plates

Paper Plate Easter Basket

Paper Plate Moons

Printing

Flower Printing

Print Your Own T-Shirt

Printing with Carrots

Leaf Printing Word Tree

Spring Blossom Tree Craft

Rainbow Handprint Wreath

Homemade Gift Wrap

Thanksgiving Prayer Flags

Firework Paintings

Puppets

Shadow Puppets

Toilet Roll Puppets

Seed Head Puppets

Chalk Board Puppets

Rainbows

Rainbow Handprint Wreath

Rainbow Pasta Necklace

Rainbow Shaving Foam Colour Mixing

Sculpture

Seashell Mobile

Stone Cairns

Ice Sculptures

Herb Play Dough Sculptures

Flower Pot Sculpture

Play Dough and Toothpick Sculptures

Sewing

Christmas Tree Decoration

Make A Simple Bag

Turn Your Picture into a Toy

Make a Ragdoll

Shapes

Shape Houses

Contact Paper Art

Shape Garland

Shells

Fairy Shell Houses

Seashell Mobile

Shell Painting

Shell Mandalas

simple kids art activities

Watercolour

Shell Painting

Wet on Wet Waterpainting

Spring Watercolour Flowers

Painting with the Rain

Northern Lights Art

Weaving

Sunshine Weaving

Twig Weaving

Spring and Easter

Cute Easter Bunny Craft

Easter Lambs and Chicks

Spring Blossom Tree Craft

Easter Potato Printing

Paper Plate Easter Basket

Printing with Carrots

Spring Watercolour Flowers

Daffodil Pinwheels

Daffodil Bunting

Flower Printing

Flower Bouquet Craft

Summer

Summer Scented Paint

Sunshine Weaving

Clay Butterflies

Glitter Butterflies

Ice Sculptures

Flower Printing

Design Your Own Tshirt

Sunshine Play Dough Pictures

Flower Meadow Painting

seasonal kids art projects

Autumn

Twig Weaving

Autumn Leaf Art

Autumn Contact Paper Sun Catcher

Jam Jar Candle Holder

Thanksgiving Prayer Flags

Firework Paintings

Firework Catherine Wheel Pinwheels

Leaf Printing Word Tree

Roly Poly Acorn and Conker Painting

Paper Lanterns

Winter and Christmas

Christmas Handprint Wreath

Christmas Tree Decoration

Christmas Angel

Frosty Pictures

Northern Lights Art

Winter Wonderland

Homemade Advent Wreath

Homemade Advent Calendar

Homemade Gift Wrap

Christmas Salt Dough Candle Holders

Snowman Colouring Pages

Winter Model Christmas Town

Resolutions Word Of The Year Art

Four Seasons Calendar

Valentine

Clay Heart Bunting

Symmetry Love Hearts

Diwali

Salt Dough Candle Holders

Diwali Rangoli Designs 

Rama and Sita Puppets

Firework Paintings

Firework Catherine Wheel Pinwheels

Seaside

Foil Fish

Seashell Mobile

Shell Mandalas

100 kids art projects, organised by material, technique, topic and season

Kids art projects :: painting landscapes

Here’s a kids’ art project inspired by our recent trip to the beach :: have you ever tried painting landscapes?

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Sand pit fairy garden :: small worlds play

Do your children like to create and play with small worlds? My girls always have one or two landscapes on the go at any one time. Today B made a fairy garden in the sand pit which she declared ‘the sweetest thing I’ve ever made’ – so I had to show it to you. It’s lovely, and also a good reminder that the simplest of ‘loose parts’ and a child’s imagination can combine to create great things.

Fairy garden in sand pit :: make a magical small world!

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Foil fish craft :: ocean theme for preschool

This foil fish craft is great as part of an ‘under the sea’ theme or as seaside art. The foil presents children with an interesting material to paint on and you can make a whole ocean full of their designs.

Gorgeous foGreat under the sea art / ocean craft for kids.

Foil fish craft :: ocean theme for preschool

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Watercolour washi tape resist art

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.

Grorgeous watercolour washi tape resist art - great for all ages

Watercolour washi tape resist art

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