Painting with Roll-on Deodorant Bottles

Painting with Roll-on Deodorant Bottles

Recycle roll-on deodorant bottles by turning them into roll-on painting bottles for toddlers to make mess-free art! My son has a curious fascination with vessels. In a store, he often eyes the shelves with straw cups, flasks, and bottles longingly, never giving up...
Map Study Watercolour Painting with Children

Map Study Watercolour Painting with Children

Are you doing a map unit study with kids this year? Make your own map with different types of landscapes, using a simple watercolour technique! I love maps. Actually, everyone in our family does. If there is a map in a book, it automatically gets a bonus point from...
Friendly Monster Watercolour Blow Art with Straws

Friendly Monster Watercolour Blow Art with Straws

If you like making process art and trying new painting techniques with kids, keep this watercolour monster craft in mind for the next rainy afternoon. They are guaranteed to brighten your day! Do all kids have a fondness for straws? In five years, they definitely...
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...
How to Paint Space in Watercolours with Kids

How to Paint Space in Watercolours with Kids

Learn how to paint space with watercolours in a simple way and fun way that would appeal to children. This technique includes the use of pipettes, which is always a hit in our house! Space. Nebulas. Spaceships. Aliens. Distant planets. All seem suddenly close to our...
Cherry Tree Blossom Splatter Art with Printable Prompt

Cherry Tree Blossom Splatter Art with Printable Prompt

My son and I are celebrating the coming spring by making cherry blossom splatter art. Try it yourself – with our printable prompt! Of all the amazing sights in the spring, cherry blossoms are my favourite. Alas, after moving several times in the last few years,...
Unique Art Gift Ideas for Creative Kids

Unique Art Gift Ideas for Creative Kids

Are you choosing a gift for a kid who likes drawing, painting or sculpting? Read about our favourite art supplies and art projects we did with them! The post contains Amazon affiliate links for your convenience. I like working on art and craft projects -always have...
Colour Mixing in the Snow

Colour Mixing in the Snow

When October suddenly dumps fifteen centimetres of snow on your lawn, you might as well enjoy it the best as you can! We started by wallowing in snow and finished by painting it. In the mind of a four-year-old, the morning of the first snow seems to be akin to the...
Painting Rain with Printable Art Prompt

Painting Rain with Printable Art Prompt

What is the colour of rain? Give the rain painting prompts to children along with watercolour paints and find out! The post contains Amazon affiliate links to the products we used! I love rainy days, and have made more than a few attempts in the past to capture...
Watercolour Pencils Rain Art

Watercolour Pencils Rain Art

On a rainy day, grab your watercolour pencils and head outside to make rain art together with kids! We have had a lot of rain this month. Not quite what we expected moving back to the prairies, but we certainly aren’t complaining. Every time the rain is over,...
Spray Bottle Painting

Spray Bottle Painting

Spray bottle painting is a fun refreshing way to create art, and everyone in the family can get involved! Additional bonus? It isn’t as messy as it may sound. There are times when art activity is meant to produce results. For instance, when we made a watercolour...
31 Fall Art Projects for Children

31 Fall Art Projects for Children

We like to celebrate the change of seasons. Autumn is so bright, colourful and inspiring when it comes to making art. I collected a few art projects and crafts that we would like to try this fall. There are thirty one of them, which means that if we do one every day,...
Watercolour Painting with Toddlers

Watercolour Painting with Toddlers

When I was growing up, all I had for art supplies were a box of gouache paints and a scattering of pencils that broke whenever I tried to sharpen them . It was not because my mom did not care to develop my creativity – it was just life in a small city in early...

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