Category: modern art 4 kids

Modern Art 4 Kids: Found Object Sculpture

Modern Art 4 Kids: Found Object Sculpture

I don’t like creepy things but I do love baby doll heads. Not the actual dolls themselves. Just their heads. Hah. My daughters are now 11 and 12 so they are sadly past the doll stage. This means I came…

For kids: Make a collage like Kandinsky

For kids: Make a collage like Kandinsky

Inspired by the Abstract Expressionist artist Kandinsky, create this fun paper collage the kids will love making at home during craft time. I am a big fan of Google Doodles. I love to see how Google changes its logo to…

Make Your Own Zentangle Wall Art: “Love”

Make Your Own Zentangle Wall Art: “Love”

Markers are my happy place. I’ve always loved to draw with a thick, juicy black marker. I even have an entire Pinterest board dedicated to them called Marker Addicts. All I need are a couple of Sharpies and a nice…

Dia de los Muertos: Frida y Diego Paper Collage

Dia de los Muertos: Frida y Diego Paper Collage

Create your own Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera collage for Dia de los Muertos using colored paper, scissors and markers. I have an obsession with Frida Kahlo and I’m not ashamed. She will always be my muse–with her creativity, her…

Dia de los Muertos-inspired Paper Collage for Kids

Dia de los Muertos-inspired Paper Collage for Kids

Make this calaca-inspired paper collage with your kids to celebrate the Mexican tradition of Dia de los Muertos. This is a great project to sit down and do with your kids. I’ve shared this before, but the second my kids…

Kids Craft: Easy DIY Bangle

Kids Craft: Easy DIY Bangle

My little girls are fashionistas. Together, they have accumulated handbags, jewelry, boots, sandals, earrings, bracelets, scarves, denim jackets, fur vests, leggings in all colors and Jessica Simpson wedges for play time (courtesy of their latest yard sale score). I have…

DIY Paper Mache Heart Boxes

DIY Paper Mache Heart Boxes

Make these adorable paper mache “boxes” out of clay and then paint them with happy colors in this fun kids craft. It was a cold, rainy Saturday and my younger kids wanted to do something creative. They enjoy being my…

Kids craft: Favorite Food Collage

Kids craft: Favorite Food Collage

One of my absolutely favorite art projects to do is collage. What exactly is a collage, you may be wondering. col·lage   /kəˈläZH/ Noun  A form of art in which various materials such as photographs and pieces of paper or fabric…

Modern Art 4 Kids: Frank Stella Sculptures

Modern Art 4 Kids: Frank Stella Sculptures

What is a sculpture? sculp·ture/ˈskəlpCHər/ Noun: The art of making two- or three-dimensional representative or abstract forms, esp. by carving stone or wood or by casting metal or plaster. Verb: Make or represent (a form) by carving, casting, or other…

Modern Art 4 Kids: Using magazines to create an abstract drawing

Modern Art 4 Kids: Using magazines to create an abstract drawing

I am totally loving all of the little artists who’ve been coming over to my place and making art with us on Wednesdays. I’m hoping more and more children join us because it will be the growth of a seed…