DIY Paper Spinner for Endless Fun | Make and Takes
Super simple craft for a DIY Paper Spinner, keeping the kids entertained this summer as part of the Make and Takes summer series Get Out and Play!
Crazy Cool Walking Water Science Experiment for Kids
The Walking Water science experiment is super easy to set up and has a big wow factor! Perfect for all ages to do and only requires 3 supplies. Try it today!
Penny Spinners - Toy Tops that Kids Can Make! - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
These simple spinning tops are a fun craft for kids to make, and you probably have all of the materials on hand at home! A few weeks ago, we went to our local science museum, and they had penny tops in the gift shop. They were made out of wooden disks and a penny, and […]
Lesson: Bad Hair Day (Line and Shape)
A change in curriculum structure: You may have read about the way we structured our Art Survey course last year in my post about the I...
Shop | Eco Art
I just love how my Eco Art series has turned out so far. They are even better to see in person. Created with a hand cut-out design and strips of Vogue magazine pages, these pieces are fabulous mode…
Salt Painting: Olympic Flags
Inspired by the colorful flags of the Olympic opening ceremony, some pals (ages 3, 5, and 7) and I designed our own flags using a simple salt painting method. Here’s how you can create your own beautiful banner! (by L, … Continue reading →
Hastings Elementary in Duncaville, TX Mrs. Marks Art Program: Line Sculpture-The students used construction paper, pencil, black Sharpie, rulers, 6x6 pieces of white posterboard, and examples of thick straight line, thin straight line, zig-zag line, curved line, and dotted line to create a 3D Line Sculpture.
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[caption id="attachment_4829" align="alignleft" width="191"] Art Parent Sample[/caption] [caption id="attachment_4846" align="alignleft" width="219"] 5-Year-Old Scream[/caption] As Art Parent for my son's class yesterday, I had the pleasure of introduc...
How to make a telescope
Kids can learn to combine lenses of different shapes to make an inexpensive but fully functioning telescope. This is a great science activity for kids.
Elements of Art: Line | KQED Arts
Brush up on your visual literacy as we breakdown the wide variety of lines that visual artists use. Through the lens of the self-portrait, we look at how lin...
Op-Art Coloring Sheets - 100 unique designs, 2 sizes
"Mr. Cummins, May I go put my contacts back in? They popped out when I took one look at these coloring sheets."These coloring sheets aren't just for kids. 200 pages of interesting designs and patterns. When students apply value scales, shading, and blending in colored pencil, various optical effects...