Here's a fun and magical art activity, where kids paint an invisible picture that can only be revealed when painted over with watercolors!
Help your kindergartener add some flair to the family garden with pencil pinwheels!
Looking for a teacher gift? Here's a way for your preschooler to show off her growing writing skills and create a cute picture frame to show her thanks, too!
What IS That Thing? is a game for kids of all ages that uses scrap paper and junk from around the house! A great way to recycle, reduce, and reuse.
Teach your child about the art of ancient Australia by creating your own handprint art just like Aboriginal artists did thousands of years ago.
In this unique 5th grade arts and crafts project, your budding artist can imitate ancient rock art by creating his own petroglyphs on sandpaper with crayons.
Here's a fun art activity that combines measurement and design with drawing and painting. Kids tell their own special story as they create a story quilt.
Using butcher paper, ink and charcoal, your child will explore ancient motifs such as buffalo, bison and hunters, creating their very own cave painting.
Commemorate the 100th Day of School with some jewelry that includes 100 buttons.
Make this paper chain calendar and give your child a visual reminder of the passing of time.
This engaging, fun, pattern resist painting is inspired by your little one's love of shapes.
In this fun activity, kids practice measurement and boost fine motor skills as they learn all about how fossils form and even make a few of their own!
Recycle your child's beloved old t-shirt by sewing it into a pillow! The results of activity are unique, decorative, creative, and never wasteful.
Here's a first grade arts and crafts activity: make pop-up puppets using a plastic cup, wooden dowel, and fabric. Put on a show once you're done!
Make some fairy tale felt board stories with your child the next time you're looking for a fun activity for a lazy afternoon.
This homemade parachute toy is incredibly easy to build. Plus, it gives kids an excuse to investigate and experiment...the backbone of kindergarten science.
Puppets can help preschoolers practice communication and conflict resolution.
Make a colorful rock mosaic that will help your child practice her patterns, shapes, and colors while making a beautiful work of art!
Transform a single sheet of card stock into a double-sided painting of opposites: on one side, a bright daytime landscape, on the other, a dusky evening scene.
Kids get creative as they experiment with fabrics and textures to create their very own collagraphs.
Make a seashell wind chime for your back porch. Perfect for younger kids to build motor skills on.
Introduce your preschooler to patterns in this arts and craft activity that uses household materials to create and paint scratch prints.
Encourage your preschooler's creativity with this exciting art project! Every "scratch art" drawing is unique and colorful!
Paper plate tambourines are easy to make with supplies you probably already have on hand, and they're great for preschool play. Here's how to make one.
This fun watermelon art project will help your preschooler develop his fine motor skills, number sense and shape recognition.
Develop your kindergartener's fine motor skills while tracing shadows on a sunny day with this fun kindergarten activity.
This flannel board will give your child hands-on practice with math, but in a fun format, full of ladybugs.
Melted crayon art is all the rage right now. Itâs simple, inexpensive, and there is no wrong way to do it! Crayons become the art in this fun project.
Want a fun craft project that will get your preschooler using his senses? Create a colorful, abstract piece of fabric art with your child!
Take advantage of the spring and summer sun in this arts and crafts activity that has your second grader creating pretty flower prints.
There's no need to hunt down a cactus to make this rainstick. In fact, you can recycle items you probably already have on hand.
Let your child experience the fun of collage art while jumping into a little bee science with this bee-utiful busy bee craft.
This fun art project is a great way to introduce your child to some basic geometry.
Featuring plenty of good old fashioned squishy, gooey fun without the mess, this compromise of an art project is sure to please little ones and grown-ups alike.
Teaching kids that stories have an order is important, despite how fun it is to listen to the tale of the tomato that put on his pajamas and went for a swim.
Your preschooler will strengthen his fine motor skills by cutting, painting, and drawing as he creates a crafty caterpillar out of an egg carton.
This school bus is easy to make, and all you need are some common household items.
Use an empty egg carton to make an educational number game for your preschooler. Teach her numbers 1-3 and have a great time in the process!
After a storm, have a discussion with your preschooler about how rainbows are made. Then, create a rainbow mosaic from ordinary paint samples!
Have your child try her hand at creating a colorful, beaded necklace that's not only stylish, but also tells a story.
Help your high schooler to make a beautiful Africa mask to help her reinforce important spatial and compositional skills.
Create your own version of traditional African kente cloth. Help your child celebrate Black History Month with this culturally-inspired art project.
Here's an arts and crafts activity for your preschooler or pre-kindergartener: create ironed wax paper with crayon shavings, wax paper, and an iron!
Add some fun to arts and crafts by having your child make a self portrait using nature as her palette.
Let your preschooler create an abstract masterpiece by turning simple watercolors into a rain splattered painting filled with vibrant colors!
This preschool activity provides a hands-on way for your child to illustrate how the trees look during each season of the year. Here's how:
Make a family tree with your child to teach him about his personal history. Make a family tree with this tutorial, and teach your kid about his family history.
Have your child make a special mobile inspired by the weather outside. Learn about seasons, the environment, and art in 3-D.
In this fun preschool arts and crafts activity, your child will create a cute and colorful caterpillar using pom poms, googly eyes, and a clothespin.
Celebrate Black History Month and African heritage with this fun, culturally-inspired art project.
Stringing beads helps develop the hand-eye coordination kids need to write, and noodles are sized just right for junior jewelry-makers.
Here's a fun activity that will help your child learn to cut on a line, practice fine motor control, and create a beautiful garland, too.
Make a vintage-style cardboard treasure box using leathery boiled paper colored with fabric dye.
Here's a fun painting activity that lets your preschoolers blow the paint around on the paper rather than using a paintbrush. Here's how to get started:
Do this exciting project that lets your child use her own breath to create a funky painting that will add colorful flair to any home!
Explore African culture by helping your child make his very own Djembe drum! Help your child explore music and rhythm as he celebrates Black History Month.
Forget markers or crayons. For a really unusual art project, close the art supply cabinet, and crack open the pantry! Use rice to make pictures.