First Grade Painting & Drawing Activities

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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!
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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
Science
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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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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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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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Russian Nesting Dolls
Russian Nesting Dolls
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Russian Nesting Dolls
Make your own Matryoshka out of simple craft materials in this easy how-to!
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Pig Noses
Pig Noses
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Pig Noses
In this easy and fun animal craft, make a cute pig nose using recycled egg cartons!
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Halloween Party Game
Halloween Party Game
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Halloween Party Game
Prepare for some scary Halloween counting practice! This game encourages players to knock down cylinders and then add to determine their scores.
1st grade
Math
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Witch Hat
Witch Hat
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Witch Hat
Did you know that witches are a very popular Halloween costume? This October the 31st, your child will learn how to create their very own decorative witch hat.
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Scary Spider
Scary Spider
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Scary Spider
All your child will need are her hands to create a kooky, spooky spider. While making her spider she'll get practice both drawing and cutting out shapes.
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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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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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Dragon Dance
Dragon Dance
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Dragon Dance
Make a paper plate puppet that'll help your child imagine what it's like to be in a performance of the dragon dance.
1st grade
Social studies
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Homemade Cookie Cutters
Homemade Cookie Cutters
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Homemade Cookie Cutters
Everyone loves homemade cookies, but have you ever thought about making the cookie cutters at home? Here's some instructions for making homemade cookie cutters.
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Four-Leaf Clover Picture
Four-Leaf Clover Picture
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Four-Leaf Clover Picture
Help your child make a picture of a four-leaf clover this St. Patrick's Day. It's thought that whoever finds a four-leaf clover will enjoy good luck!
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Irish Pot of Gold
Irish Pot of Gold
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Irish Pot of Gold
Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day with a colorful rainbow, a pot of gold and an introduction to printmaking.
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Leprechaun Beard
Leprechaun Beard
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Leprechaun Beard
Your child's painted handprint helps create a lucky bearded leprechaun to bring a smile to everyone celebrating St. Patrick's Day!
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Rainbow Order
Rainbow Order
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Rainbow Order
Help you child learn the colors of the rainbow and paint them in order by making a beautiful rainbow pot.
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Paint Balls
Paint Balls
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Paint Balls
The project presents a tactile way to paint using water beads! The result will be a beautiful, expressionistic work of art.
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Winter World
Winter World
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Winter World
This winter world craft will introduce your kid to pointillism, a technique in which dots are used to create a recognizable image.
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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!
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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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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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Heart Tree
Heart Tree
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Heart Tree
Create a little magic with this special craft that transforms a regular paper tree into a Valentine masterpiece.
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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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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.