Having the right things, in the right places can really help to spark children’s imagination. Pulling in play dough, art and imaginary play, here’s how to turn a pumpkin into a house!
This homemade paint recipe with spices is as much a delight for the nose as the eyes! It’s super easy to make and great for both sunny days when you’re painting outdoors, or dark days when your senses need a boost. Here’s how to make it.
Homemade paint recipe with spices [Read more…]
Explore the colours of the season and an interesting art technique with this process art project using tape and metallic paint.
Cross the curriculum for whole-brain learning by combining storytelling and math with this great selection of children’s books about circles.
These glow in the dark Halloween lanterns are easy to make and look fantastic when they are lit up.
Glow in the dark Halloween lanterns crafts
Reviving a traditional English craft, we’re making corn dolly crafts, perfect for a harvest celebration.
I’ll guide you through four weeks of beautiful and fun art projects that you can enjoy with your children. At home or at school, these process art projects will give you an interesting framework of activities that you can weave into your weeks, so your children are engaged, creating and enjoying themselves all through art. See more details of Art Spark here.
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.