Nature Art for Kids: 33 Activities to Try
33 ideas for nature art for kids, including land art, journals, & leaf prints. Some of these art activities are inspired by nature; some use nature items.
Painting With A Kids Easel – Outdoors & Double The Paint Options!
Today was a day for painting outdoors. The weather was perfect, so I carried our kids easel out to the backyard, added a new roll of paper, and set out some tempera paint. I put the paint in our new double-dip divided paint cups that just came in the mail from Discount School Supply. Not sure if other companies make these or not. I haven't seen them around. Materials for Setting Up the Kids Easel kids easel divided paint cups* easel paper tempera paint I ordered them to use at the kids easel…
15 RAINBOW Arts & Crafts Ideas for Kids on Instagram
15 AMAZING rainbow arts & crafts ideas for kids. Create wall hangings, clay & playdough rainbows or try fun painting projects.
Spring Cake Decorating Ideas for Kids
We've got a fun baking idea for kids in the kitchen! Create a sweet birds nest cake with ice cream eggs for spring cake decorating ideas.
How to Make Homemade Bubbles
Learn how to make homemade bubbles to have a never-ending supply of bubble solution. An easy DIY bubble recipe for kids (without glycerine).
How to Make Giant Paper Plate Flowers
These giant 3D flowers are easy to make from paper plates! This is 1 of 12 Awesome Watercolor Art Activities for Kids (with free printable guide)
A Fish Craft for Kids from Flowers and Leaves (+ Free Printables!)
Try this unique fish craft by adding nature finds (especially flower petals and leaves) to these free fish printables. An easy & fun nature craft for kids!
15 Amazing Air Dry Clay Art Projects for Kids
My family LOVES air dry clay! This stuff is awesome for kids arts & crafts! It feels a lot like regular potters clay, but not as messy. And it dries hard without needing to be fired.Is it unbreakable? No. But neither is fired pottery. And it is quite strong.We use and love Crayola Air Dry Clay, and have for years. The quality is good, the price is reasonable, and there’s just so much that can be done with it!. You can get Crayola Air Dry Clay at big box stores such as Target, craft stores of…
How to Make Sunprints (& Who Was Anna Atkins?)
Kids learn how to make sunprints in just a few easy steps. And see our book recommendation about Anna Atkins, botanist and early female photographer! Post by Rachel Withers (our Editorial Manager here at The Artful Parent). A long time ago, I was a photojournalism major in college. I loaded up all my electives on photography classes and dove into traditional film photography. I spent many a Friday night in the darkroom working on projects, but by far one of my favorite classes was non-silver…
5 BEST Egg Decorating Ideas Inspired by Nature
Here are five egg decorating ideas for Easter inspired by nature and the world around us. Great ideas for kids of all ages!
8 Fun Easter Arts & Crafts Ideas for Kids
We're featuring 8 Easter arts & crafts ideas for kids on Instagram. Our round up includes spring themed crafts, Easter crafts & play ideas for kids.
How to Make Mini Easter Baskets
How to make Mini Easter baskets with paper plates! Here are simple instructions for creating an adorable handmade Easter basket.
25 Creative Easter Basket Ideas
These 25 Easter basket ideas for kids are creative items you *want* your kids to have and don't include candy. Although you can add some, of course!
Easter Egg Ideas for Kids
Try these fun Easter egg ideas for kids. Use the egg as a mini canvas and draw frames & artwork on them. Then dye with Kool-Aid or your favorite egg dye kit.