Painting for kids is a childhood favorite! Here are more than 50 great painting activities for children. Children of all ages love to paint! These painting activities for kids range from the simplest painting with a brush or hands to more elaborate spin art, marble painting, and painting a fort. Paint is an art material […]
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Whip up this simple bathtub paint recipe and combine kid art with playtime in the tub.
Make homemade watercolor paints with simple household ingredients. Inexpensive and perfect for children’s art!
It’s winter here in the northern hemisphere which means it’s time for sledding, building snowmen, hot cocoa, and, perhaps, more indoor activities than usual.* I’ve put together a list of winter activities for kids that includes both outdoor ideas and indoor ideas. It’s a mix of snow play, art activities, crafts, construction, and, of course, […]
Whether you’re a longtime reader of The Artful Parent or a newbie here, you’re probably curious about what the best art activities and blog posts are.* I know I am! At the end of every year, I dig into my Google Analytics to find out for myself and share with you. So here goes… Today […]
For years now, I’ve been working on this list of favorite art activities for kids. Every time we try a new art activity, or even revisit an old favorite, it gets measured against the list in my head. To get included on my list of favorite and best art activities, it needs to fit the following criteria […]
I got started down this whole path that led to The Artful Parent by running a toddler art group in my home. My kids are 7 and 11 now, way beyond toddlerhood, but I’ve been running a weekly group, or more of a toddler art class actually, once again. I love it. It’s so much fun […]
Like many bloggers, I have an end-of-the-year ritual of sharing the best posts from the past year. Not my favorites, but yours. I go into analytics to see which of the posts on The Artful Parent were the post popular, the most visited, and create my annual “Best Of” list. So here goes… By far, […]