take a hike…craft

a fantastic art project for summer vacation hikers. Step 1. find a thick, tall & somewhat dry stick. find some really cool leaves, (fresh, like pick them off a branch). remove some of the bark (on the stick you find) with a knife. apply masking tape, to make strips, in whatever pattern you’d like. i…

easy, cheaper, more creative way to cover windows

“stained glass” watercolor paintings to used for privacy–i have one in my bedroom, the other in the bathroom. Non-street side of the house. What you need: Watercolor paper (this is 11×15) Chisel tip black Sharpie ruler watercolor paints (on the front the kids & i used regular $1.00 paint, on the back–LOVE is “cool” colors,…

2me4art project!

1. Watercolor paper. color a big swirl on one half of paper, using one color of OIL PASTEL. other side of paper, use another color & make another swirl in OIL PASTEL. i picked orange & purple. 2. paint– with WATERCOLOR paint, the colors that are closest to the OIL PASTEL color…i painted my purple…

There be dragons…ninja aliens & a blue bull

2me4art project: This art project is one of my favorites. The boys who made these creatures were ages 5-7.  They are wonderful fun to make. All you need is tinfoil & masking tape, primer paint & acrylic paint & finally mod podge. Most important you need an imagination! I always have the children make something…

Peace art project for kids…

Directions: I drew the dove & photocopied it onto card stock. I looked up every symbol for Peace in the world & drew them on a chalkboard. (At an art store, I purchased boxes of white only oil pastel) This project was done at our Jewish Temple in Birmingham. I had every class come to…