Tag: 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…

Craft for kids: Abstract painted tile squares

Craft for kids: Abstract painted tile squares

Transform simple white tiles with craft paint for a fun art project the kids will love. My family has mastered the art of taking things we have laying around the house and utilizing them in our crafty endeavors. You know,…

Create Your Own Pop Art Family Portraits

Create Your Own Pop Art Family Portraits

Make your own creative Pop Art portraits à la Andy Warhol using simple wooden craft squares, craft paint and Mod Podge. I had an idea for Christmas ornaments using my family’s portrait. It was borne out of the fact that Xixi’s handmade…

Keepy app is perfect for saving your child’s art

Keepy app is perfect for saving your child’s art

I posted about my experience with the Keepy app on BabyCenter today. Keepy: A fun app perfect at saving your child’s art. It’s no secret my kids love art and we are always coming up with ways to do something creative…

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…

DIY Batik: Glue Resist Fabric Prints

DIY Batik: Glue Resist Fabric Prints

Love the look of traditional batik but intimidated by the process? Make your “batik” prints on fabric using a simple glue resist method. I have a confession to make. When I was in third grade, I wanted to be an…

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…