Shadow portraits are a great fun activity for many ages! We had lots of fun making our portraits and I love how gorgeous and unique they turned out. We taped a large piece of watercolor paper (we used 18"x24") to a wall (or glass door in our case) using masking tape. We then set up a little Ikea table lamp a few feet away pointing at the paper and positioned ourselves in front of the paper. We had to kind of shuffle and make sure we were positioned correctly to have a crisp l
This is a super easy and fun art activity for both kids and adults. My 5 year old daughter loved revealing the hidden pictures I would draw for her with white oil pastels. She also really enjoyed making hidden pictures for me to discover. How-to: draw out a design with white oil pastels on white paper. Below are the ones I used, but any brand at all should work. I used watercolor paper, but you can use regular white paper as well. Then paint on the paper with watercolors to r
I made this custom DIY game to help my daughter start practicing addition and subtraction. It was quite easy and you can make the theme whatever you like as well as customize the game prompts. To make the game, I used watercolor paper and drew on the path with a sharpie. Then I used watercolors to color in the rest of the board. I also glued the whole piece of paper onto a sturdy cardboard piece to make it more steady and flat. Works great! My daughter loves playing this game
I have been loving all of the fun typography prints I've been seeing lately. Some of them can get quite pricey for a simple black and white print so I decided to make my own and it was really super easy. Can't wait to make a bunch more and keep updating our art. The great thing with making your own is that you can write any message you like! For this one, I was inspired by Nirvana after the documentary we watched on Kurt Cobain as I couldn't get this one line out of my head.