Jazz Themed Process Art – Paper Craft Activity

I’ve been teaching art summer camps virtually this summer, which has been a new experience for me. The camp I offered was a 4-day virtual camp where each day we focused on a specific genre of music, famous musical artist … Read More


Classical Music Creations – Process Art for Kids

This Classical Music process art focuses more on the fun and creative expression during the process of creating rather than the focus of a perfect final product. Children can be very creative with this activity. You can glue on buttons, … Read More


Graffiti Art – Painting Craft Activity

This is a craft tutorial I LOVE. It’s about Graffiti Art. While I was driving my daughters around downtown Seattle, they were bothered by the graffiti on buildings and trains. So we started discussing how those people might live in … Read More


Abstract Art Canvas Painting Activity

Objective: Creating ways to think about abstract art while learning about Piet Mondrian Materials: White Canvas Board Painters Tape or Masking Tape Acrylic Paint (Red, yellow, blue, black) Paint Brush Large Art Tray Download the printable instructions here. Literature: Coppernickel … Read More


How To Make A Galaxy Themed Sensory Bin

Objective: Creating simple sensory activities based on a theme Materials: Color Splash Acrylic Paint (black, blue, purple) Rice Sensory Bin Star-shaped Foam Stickers Glow-in-the-Dark Paint Paint Brush Star beads (in the Halloween Bead set) Glitter Alpha Beads Glow-in-the-Dark Ring Beads … Read More


How To Make An Outer Space Themed Sensory Bin

Objective: Create a fun outer space themed sensory bin for parties, events or everyday play! Materials: White Rice Black Color Splash Acrylic Paint Ziploc Baggie & Foil Sensory Bin Star-shaped beads Sparkle pony beads Marbles Letter Beads Jumbo Tweezers Step … Read More


DIY Neon Sugar Skulls

Objective: Creative interactive activity to learn about Frida Kahlo and the Mexican tradition of Sugar Skulls. Materials: White Mixed Media paper Black Construction Paper   Neon Oil Pastels Pencils Scissors Glue Sticks Blacklight (optional but does add to the fun & … Read More


Wizard Themed Sensory Play Activity

Objective: Creating simple sensory activities. Messy play encourages creativity, problem-solving, increases confidence, motor and social skills. Skill Development: Sensory Play Minimum age: Preschool Materials: Scoops, shovels, spoons Bowls, mini cauldrons, larger cauldron, squeeze bottles, plastic containers Pitcher of Water Color … Read More