Love them or hate them, elementary school diorama projects are part of life for the typical parent! Here we’re sharing our process for making a grassland diorama in 2nd grade and a rainforest diorama in 5th grade.
The Arts and Bricks’s blog features many posts focused on KIDS ART ideas. Our elementary and preschool-aged art projects range from holiday art to simple shadow tracing. Take a look. Have fun and have a messy ART-ful day!
Learn to draw food-themed folded monsters. Go from delicious to terrifying! Especially fun for elementary-aged children!
Arts and Bricks creator Kelly Barkhurst shares a digital collage technique that combines photographs and children’s artwork, showing our world through our children’s eyes!
Here at Arts and Bricks, we’re BIG fans of creative kids (and that’s every child)! This round-up of arts and crafts gift ideas is full of products that foster children’s creativity and “artsy” making. Our list is specially selected for elementary-aged children, children 5 to 12.
Explore the projects taught during an elementary aged art camp in our area. The focus was mixed-media and included printmaking and collage.
I’m fascinated by how my children draw, paint, and doodle themselves, our family, and others. The way their renderings of the human form have changed over the years is fascinating.
Here are my favorite drawings of people created by my favorite little people!
Learn to make your own Roll-A-Haring dice game or print and play our Sports and Christmas-themed games.
Here are 5 easy watercolor techniques for children
This year, I asked my 4th-grade son to make a gift for his teacher to accompany our gift card and note. He decided to make this Mosaic Nativity Hanging Ornament.
This Halloween make a SPOOKTACULAR paper haunted house. Flip open flaps to reveal ghosts, bats, and more!
We LOVE Googly Eyes. Seriously, a box of Wiggle or Google eyes is an affordable MUST-HAVE craft supply for mommas with creative kids!
Send a hug in the mail for Grandparents Day, Valentine’s Day, Holidays, and more. The beauty of this craft is that your gift actually wraps your recipient in a true hug.
A favorite mixed-media technique: painted paper for use in collages. Artistic kids will love these project ideas!
Have you ever looked at your bucket of sidewalk chalk and thought, “What do we do with this?” Today, I’m here to inspire you with a very simple, family-friendly outdoor chalk mosaic art project.