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Cardboard Cutouts – a 3D Upcycle Art Project for Kids

This cardboard cutout 3D upcycle art project uses plentiful supplies we all have laying around the house! Hello everyone!  I’m writing this during week 3 of the Coronavirus Quarantine!  [...]

Dream World – a Coronavirus Survival Craft

We’re excited to share this Dream World Coronavirus Survival Craft!  ~ the entire world is literally crafting to stay sane right now, aren’t we?? Times are cray!  As I write this we [...]

Reindeer Roundup – A Collection of Reindeer Art Projects for Kids

My love affair with reindeer started with this adorable fellow.  He was so charming and sweet, and oh, the way he jingle jangled….  His stoic expression belied a festive disposition that [...]

It’s a Small World Collagraph Prints

This Disney inspired It’s a Small World collagraph printmaking art project literally lit us up! We did an “It’s a Small World” inspired cardboard relief collage project [...]

Abstract Scraper Painting

This abstract color block scraper painting was such a great project for our 9-12 yr. old class!  It was a cool process, with big results! This was our last class of the Early Fall session and [...]

It’s a Small World Cardboard Collage

The revised edition of The Artful Parent Jean Van’t Hul’s book, “The Artful Parent – Simple Ways to Fill Your Family’s Life with Art and Creativity” is out, and it’s a GEM!  It’s a complete [...]

Upcycle Beehives

This 3D cardboard beehive art project was so fun to make and incorporated several great art lessons in one! We started by giving kids huge pieces of cardboard and a few dollops of yellow, orange [...]

Paper Fringe Wall Hangings

This Textured Paper Fringe Wall Hanging project was inspired by our friends at Raw Art Workshop in Australia. One of our favorite kindred spirits to follow on Instagram is Raw Art Workshop in [...]

Jellyfish Weaving Project for Kids

This jellyfish weaving project was the perfect unexpected and unplanned experience for our 9-12 yr. old class! We’ve wanted to do a radial weaving project with this older group ever since [...]