These wide eyed self-portraits were unusual and so whimsical, and were created with just one very important drawing prompt about the shape of the face! We are big on trying to get kids to learn a new way of drawing something they already “think” they know how to draw. By age 7 the’ve done about […]
These Memory Jars are such a fun way to capture children’s imaginations and preserve their favorite memories! Literally. Who hasn’t wanted to save time in a bottle? Well this simple drawing prompt enables you to do just that! The main technique we wanted students to learn was how to draw a cylindrical shape. The prompt […]
This magical chalk pastel drawing project was inspired by Paul Klee’s “Jardin de Rosas”. If you’re not familiar with Paul Klee’s work, take a minute and feast your eyes on it here. He is one of our favorite artists, and I remember going through a period of time where I was obsessed with his drawings […]
These adorable reindeer paintings were created by a full house of young artists in a winter break camp! The kids in this camp were mixed ages 5-12. We did a quick instructional drawing with the entire class, creating the reindeer out of simple shapes. From there, kids could work at their appropriate age level to […]
This owl painting project from our 5-9 yr. old classes was so adorable with his human-like features.
This "Paper Character" art project was a fun mix of self-portraiture, playing dress-up, and puppetry!
Got an empty box lying around?
A fun abstract typography art project!
These giant kinetic sculptures appear to shift and move from every angle!
In the category of cutest project ev-er.... these elephant collages were inspired by one of our fav artists, Melanie Mikecz!