Painting with pipettes is a fun process art project that combines sensory play, art and science. It’s one of the projects included in my Art Spark resources which will give you everything you need to start a joyful art practice with your children.
It’s very easy and inexpensive to make your own watercolor paints. Here’s a ‘how to’ taken from my new book Art Spark with several ideas for homemade watercolor paint recipes and links to famous art example that use paint made from natural ingredients.
How to make homemade watercolor paints
These Art Spark resources will give you everything you need to start a joyful art practice with your children. There are two new ebooks and an online art course for your family or class. Use them and you’ll be bursting with enthusiasm and ideas that will help you make art happen.
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I’ll guide you through the practicalities of setting up an art space, finding inspiration, and supporting children of different ages. We’ll try out interesting art techniques and dive deeper into arts education across the curriculum and by exploring famous artists.
You’ll develop your skills in nurturing your children’s creativity, using growth mindset techniques and visual thinking strategies. And together we’ll fill those dark and gloomy months of January and February with color, community, and creativity. [Read more…]
Each week we’ll have a range of activities to explore the season through our senses.
This week we’re using our sense of sight and I have a gorgeous Christmas tree craft that invites children to use their eyes to make a festive art display – or a Christmas tree matching game. Use the links at the end of this article to see all the other ideas so you can set up a sensory play experience for your children too.