My Garden Classroom book (click to take a peek) is full of ideas you can use for creative art and crafts, all based on a garden theme. Here’s one of our favourites: using leaves and flowers to make nature prints.
Marbling using shaving foam is such a wonderful process art activity for children. It’s a very simple technique and the results are unique with each print. Read on to learn how to marble using shaving foam and give it a try!
This homemade wall hanging is a simple Valentine craft that is easy to make, beautiful, and unique!
Here’s a Thanksgiving craft for kids that’s fun to make, looks beautiful and sends out positive wishes to the world: Thanksgiving prayer flags.
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.
Here’s a favourite idea from our kids painting archive, introducing children to watercolour painting and trying out a whole new – and rather exciting! – way of using it.