Have your kids been building snowmen this winter? Like many of you, we’ve had more than our usual snowfall recently and Maia and Daphne have been reveling in it as only kids can. They’ve been sledding, making snow angels, building (part of) an igloo, stomping around, tasting the snow, spying animal tracks in the snow, […]
Kids Outdoor Art Activities and Ideas
Kids art activities that can or should be done outside. Kids outdoor art activities include splatter painting, spray painting, rolling paint covered balls in the kiddie pool, and body painting.
Have you tried casting plaster shapes in sand yet? We've done sandcasting at the beach a couple of times with great success, digging a hole in the sand, lining it with shells, rocks, and other found treasures, then filling the hole with plaster. It's fun when you need a break from the water and the result […]
I LOVE coming up with creative new ways to expand on or combine our tried-and-true favorite art activities. Like this stained glass bunting. We've made all kinds of buntings and banners for parties and just-for-fun decorations. And you know how often we do stained glass and suncatcher-type art activities. So when I thought about combining […]
Aren't these melted crayon rocks beautiful?! This is something we've done a few times over the past few years and is one of our favorites. I could have sworn I had posted about this before, but I guess not. The rocks above were "painted" by Maia with the melting crayon. She especially loved the light […]
I've been admiring colorfully painted birdhouses on pinterest and in catalogs and imagining how lovely they would be in our own garden. We have a few birdhouses, and most, if not all, of them attract nesting birds each year, but they are not colorful birdhouses. Sigh. So silly, right, to think that a coat of […]