Painted Jack-o-Lantern Pumpkin Rocks

Painted Jack-o-Lantern Pumpkin Rocks

If you like painting rocks, here is a fun autumn craft for you and the kids – turn rocks into jack-o-lantern pumpkins! I don’t grow pumpkins every year; it’s every other year with me. That’s how it goes: one year, I get inspired to plant...
How to Paint Space in Acrylic with Kids

How to Paint Space in Acrylic with Kids

Learn how to paint space with acrylics in a simple way that even children can accomplish! This technique works for creating beautiful abstract wall art and decorating craft projects. If you’ve been around this blog for a while, you might have noticed that...
Robot Math: Printable Game of Art & Geometric Shapes for Kids

Robot Math: Printable Game of Art & Geometric Shapes for Kids

Robot Math is a printable game that challenges children to draw while working on simple geometry – shape drawing and recognition. Roll a die and see what kind of robot you will draw. My son loves to draw, but math isn’t currently his strong suit. In order for...
Monster Math: Printable Game of Art and Numbers for Kids

Monster Math: Printable Game of Art and Numbers for Kids

Monster Math is a printable game that challenges children to draw while working on simple math – counting, number writing and recognition. Roll a die and see what kind of monster you will draw. My son loves to draw. He also enjoys building, crafting and even...
Stained Glass Heart Suncatcher

Stained Glass Heart Suncatcher

Make a stained glass heart suncatcher with kids! It’s surprisingly easy, with nothing but black glue, sharpie markers and some recyclables. My kids and I really enjoy the process of making suncatchers with black glue. First of all, they really are easy and cheap...
Painting Watercolour Hearts with Kids

Painting Watercolour Hearts with Kids

Use resist to make personalized watercolour hearts for Valentine’s Day or Mother’s Day. The craft is surprisingly easy and fun for kids! The interesting thing about watercolours is sometimes you can patiently work with them for hours to create a picture...
Snowy Town: Easy Watercolour Painting Project

Snowy Town: Easy Watercolour Painting Project

Learn how to paint a snowy town with watercolours in a simple and fun way that appeals to children. This technique introduces masking tape as a useful tool in watercolour painting. Learning a new painting technique is fun for kids, and it’s even better when the...
Christmas Silhouette Painted Rocks with Printable Designs

Christmas Silhouette Painted Rocks with Printable Designs

Decorate rocks with magical Christmas silhouettes and a snowy sky! Santa Claus in a sleigh, reindeer, a winter forest and children playing in the snow – it’s a great selection for a festive rock painting project. Don’t feel confident doing...
How to Paint a Space Pumpkin for Halloween

How to Paint a Space Pumpkin for Halloween

If your kids aren’t old enough to carve pumpkins, try making these no-carve painted space pumpkins for Halloween! It’s strange how it never occurred to me before that we could paint pumpkins for Halloween. Of course, carving is fun! But it’s a lot...
Painting Space Leaves with a Sponge

Painting Space Leaves with a Sponge

Have you tried painting leaves? It’s a very simple autumn art project. The leaves I painted this autumn look as if they blew in on a cosmic wind. When I choose a new project, it’s often just a simple curiosity as to how a certain craft can be made. Summer...
Magical Halloween Silhouette Painted Rocks

Magical Halloween Silhouette Painted Rocks

Decorate rocks with magical Halloween silhouettes drawn over a vibrant sunset sky! It has certainly been a good year for all the rock painters, me included. The new trend of painting and hiding rocks this summer has inspired a lot of fun rock creations! The summer is...
Black Glue & Sharpies Butterfly Suncatcher

Black Glue & Sharpies Butterfly Suncatcher

Want to make a cheery butterfly suncatcher with kids? It’s surprisingly easy with nothing but black glue, sharpie markers and some recyclables. The post contains Amazon affiliate links to the products we used.  When I first saw drawings created with black...
Magical Landscape Silhouette Painted Rocks for a Rock Hunt

Magical Landscape Silhouette Painted Rocks for a Rock Hunt

Decorate rocks with elegant landscape silhouettes drawn over a starry twilight sky! Now you can also read about how to transfer designs onto rocks instead of doing freehand drawing. This summer has brought a new artistic trend into the spotlight. Some of my friends...
Leaf Messages and Doodles

Leaf Messages and Doodles

A fun and simple way for kids to make art and practice writing with nature in the summer! Don’t these leaf messages look as if they were left by fairies? That was the idea, anyway! The leaf messages introduced my son to his kindness elves. In case you...
Puzzle Drawing Prompt for Kids with a Free Printable Template

Puzzle Drawing Prompt for Kids with a Free Printable Template

Draw, cut and create a puzzle of your own! With this free printable puzzle template, kids can make as many as they want. Draw, cut and create a puzzle of your own! With this free printable puzzle template, kids can make as many DIY puzzles as they want. A couple of...
Space Rocks Fridge Magnets

Space Rocks Fridge Magnets

Let the kids paint rocks as if they were pieces of the night sky and make space rock fridge magnets! Our four-year-old son loves everything cosmic. He is concerned about comets and plans to build space robots when he grows up. Very global set of mind! Together with...