Mother’s Day Masterpiece!

Mother’s Day Masterpiece!

When searching for Mother's Day gift ideas this year, I came across two ideas that I really liked and decided to combine them. This created a 3 step art project that yielded a masterpiece of a gift. Step One: The painting I decided to try a new technique for the...
Let It Go. . .Frozen

Let It Go. . .Frozen

The movie Frozen has dominated the children's conversations and they absolutely love singing “Let It Go.” A few weeks ago I decided it was time to channel the energy into a collaborative art project. Day One:  I put out different shades of purple and blue...
Autumn Collaborative Painting

Autumn Collaborative Painting

I love group paintings. I began by setting out a canvas I had painted black.  I put out a variety of fall colors including purple (tempera). I just let the children paint.   I put the canvas out everyday for a week.   I just let it unfold as the children decided what...
Easy Beautiful Embossed Metal

Easy Beautiful Embossed Metal

  This is a super easy and fun project.   It requires adult supervision. What you will need: metal foil sheets (Dick Blick 12 aluminum sheets for $2.84) wooden styluses or pencils newspapers optional:  cardboard frames (Dick Blick 12 white for $3.68) Here are the...