Our Top 10 All-Time Favorite Art Activities for Kids

​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: The process is fun and open-ended It’s easy to do It’s the kind of activity that kids want to do over and over again Plus, the end result looks pretty great, too Who wouldn’t want to do those activities?! So, today, I’m going to share my top 10 list with you. 10 Tried-and-True Favorite Art Activities for Kids #1. Raised salt painting  This is an all-time favorite kids art activity that is loved by all ages from toddlers on up. Plus it uses materials you already have! Glue, salt, and either liquid watercolor paint or food coloring. #2. Oil pastel painting Combine the vibrant colors and smooth application of oil pastels with baby oil for a painting effect. #3. Nature suncatchers  Make beautiful flower or leaf suncatchers to hang in the window! This spring or summer craft uses a paper plate as the frame for a nature suncatcher that anyone can make. #4. Watercolor … Continue reading Our Top 10 All-Time Favorite Art Activities for Kids