10 Fun and Easy Art Projects for Kids to Try at Home
Looking for fun and easy art projects for your kids to do at home? Look no further! In this blog post, we’ll provide step-by-step instructions for 10 art projects that are perfect for children and can be done with materials commonly found around the house. So let’s get started!
1. Paper Plate Animals
Materials: Paper plates, scissors, glue, markers or crayons
Instructions: Use markers or crayons to color the animal. Use scraps of paper or construction paper to add details such as eyes, ears, and a nose.
2. Salt Painting
Materials: Table salt, white glue, watercolor paint, paper
Instructions: Draw a picture on a piece of paper with white glue. Sprinkle salt over the glue and shake off the excess. Once the glue has dried, use watercolor paint to paint over the salt, and watch as the colors spread.
3. Marble Painting
Materials: Marbles, paint, paper, a shoe box or box with high sides
Instructions: Pour some paint into the bottom of a box. Drop marbles into the box and roll them around to cover them in paint. Carefully place a piece of paper in the box on top of the marbles, and gently rock the box back and forth to make the marbles roll around and create a painting.
4. Vegetable Printing
Materials: Vegetables, paint, paper
Instructions: Cut vegetables such as potatoes, carrots, and celery in half. Dip the cut side into paint and stamp onto paper to create unique prints.
5. Paper Bag Puppets
Materials: Paper bags, markers or crayons, construction paper, glue
Instructions: Use markers or crayons to color the paper bags. Use construction paper to create eyes, ears, and a mouth. Glue the pieces onto the bag to create a fun puppet.
6. Bubble Wrap Printing
Materials: Bubble wrap, paint, paper
Instructions: Cut a piece of bubble wrap into the desired shape. Dip it in paint and then press it onto a piece of paper to create a unique pattern.
7. Tissue Paper Collage
Materials: Tissue paper, glue, construction paper
Instructions: Cut or tear the tissue paper into small pieces. Use glue to stick the tissue paper onto a piece of construction paper to create a beautiful collage.
8. Sponge Painting
Materials: Sponges, paint, paper
Instructions: Cut sponges into desired shapes, such as circles or squares. Dip them in paint and then press them onto a piece of paper to create a unique painting.
9. Bead Jewelry
Materials: Beads, string, scissors
Instructions: Cut a length of string and thread beads onto it to create a beautiful bracelet or necklace.
10. Sticker Collage
Materials: Stickers, paper
Instructions: Use stickers to create a fun and colorful collage on a piece of paper.
There you have it – 10 fun and easy art projects that your kids will love! And the best part is that they can be done with materials that you likely already have at home. Get creative and have fun!
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Drew is Hodis Learning & Music’s Founder and President. He has been tutoring and teaching music for more than 10 years. Drew earned his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Southern California and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Adelphi University.