First Grade Painting & Drawing Activities

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Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
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Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
Teach children how to upcycle dried-out markers with this homemade paint-making activity!
1st grade
Fine arts
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Winter Tree Watercolor
Winter Tree Watercolor
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Winter Tree Watercolor
Take your child outside during winter time and have them observe the leafless trees before having them make a watercolor of a tree or trees using masking tape. They’re sure to love their winter tree painting, plus they make lovely decorations in the home!
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Misty Copeland Portraits
Misty Copeland Portraits
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Misty Copeland Portraits
Learn all about Misty Copeland, a famous African American ballerina with this hands-on, colorful art project!
1st grade
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Make Bathtub Paint
Make Bathtub Paint
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Make Bathtub Paint
Great for bath time, or anytime your child is feeling creative, these bright bathtub paints are a fun and low-mess way to spice up art time.
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Paint a Cornucopia Still Life!
Paint a Cornucopia Still Life!
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Paint a Cornucopia Still Life!
Cornucopia still life painting is a great activity for your young artist to look at light and shadow, textures and composition in creating art at Thanksgiving!
1st grade
Math
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Recreate van Gogh's Starry Night
Recreate van Gogh's Starry Night
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Recreate van Gogh's Starry Night
Your child can learn more about Vincent van Gogh's influential style of painting by creating an homage to Starry Night, one his most beloved paintings.
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Paper Bag Puppet People
Paper Bag Puppet People
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Paper Bag Puppet People
This activity will keep your child entertained long after you've put away the markers and glue. Help him turn a paper bag into a self-portrait puppet!
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Outer Space Painting
Outer Space Painting
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Outer Space Painting
Show your child the solar system and let them explore the stars and space by creating a painting. It's a fun and easy way capture your child's imagination.
1st grade
Science
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Printmaking Art
Printmaking Art
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Printmaking Art
With this fun and easy method of printing your child will draw patterns, trace them with yarn, paint and press their very own masterpieces.
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Flower Greeting Cards
Flower Greeting Cards
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Flower Greeting Cards
Give Hallmark a run for its money with these handmade printed cards.
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Father's Day Paperweight
Father's Day Paperweight
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Father's Day Paperweight
Your child can get out the acrylic paints and create a colorful paperweight perfect for dad this Father's Day!
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Felt Flower Card
Felt Flower Card
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Felt Flower Card
Collage this elegant spring-themed card that's sure to freshen someone's day!
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Food Groups Plate
Food Groups Plate
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Food Groups Plate
A food groups plate shows your child what category her foods belong in. Make a food groups plate with your child before dinnertime.
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Abstract Painting
Abstract Painting
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Abstract Painting
Thank Mr. Jackson Pollock for an afternoon of messy art and educational entertainment.
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Aboriginal Craft
Aboriginal Craft
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Aboriginal Craft
Imagine you're an aborigine from Australia by creating a painted boomerang made out of cardboard!
1st grade
Social studies
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Paint Ireland
Paint Ireland
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Paint Ireland
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by painting the green Irish countryside in this 2nd grade arts and crafts activity.
1st grade
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Flower Embossing
Flower Embossing
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Flower Embossing
Help your first grader emboss his own design reminiscent of Middle Ages metalwork. Using foil and a wooden stylus, he'll create pretty springtime flower images.
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Fun-in-a-Box!
Fun-in-a-Box!
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Fun-in-a-Box!
What would it be like to be the Cat in the Hat from the famous Dr. Seuss book? This Read Across America project has your 1st grader making his own fun-in-a-box!
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Create a Two-Sided Opposites Painting
Create a Two-Sided Opposites Painting
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Create a Two-Sided Opposites Painting
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.
1st grade
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Art Like Michelangelo: Looking Up!
Art Like Michelangelo: Looking Up!
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Art Like Michelangelo: Looking Up!
Give your kid a go at making art like master painter Michelangelo did on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel...by making her own colorful angel!
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Shamrock Resist
Shamrock Resist
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Shamrock Resist
This St. Patrick's Day show your child to the fun of resist painting. It's as simple as getting out a crayon and some watercolor paints!
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Popsicle Stick Puzzle
Popsicle Stick Puzzle
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Popsicle Stick Puzzle
Your first grader can create this cute heart puzzle with craft sticks and watercolor paints to challenge her friends!
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Paint a Still Life in Primary Colors
Paint a Still Life in Primary Colors
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Paint a Still Life in Primary Colors
Kids will love painting shapes of objects in a still life while using strong colors showing highlights and shadows.
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Fingerprint Fish
Fingerprint Fish
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Fingerprint Fish
What lives in the darkest, deepest waters of the ocean? Let your child's imagination go vividly wild while creating brilliant fish using their fingerprints!
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Paint a Blackboard Globe
Paint a Blackboard Globe
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Paint a Blackboard Globe
The chalkboard surface on this desk globe tempts kids to grab their chalk and start mapping out their next adventures.
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First Grade Painting & Drawing Activities

Drawing and painting are a great way to introduce kids to art while helping them develop fine motor and concentration skills. They can create beautiful designs, watercolor paintings, and other pieces of art with our crafty ideas. Kids can also experiment with different tools for creating their artwork, such as cotton swabs, sponges, and felt.