Let's make a paper collage of a forest and a lake! It is simple to make, and you can do it at your own pace and time. Perfect craft activity for kids of all ages.
Say “I Miss You”: Dandelion Painting Using Watercolors
When words are not simply enough, send an “I Miss You” message with a dandelion painting using watercolors.
This simple and sweet activity is also a great way to develop kids’ creative kindness and affection.
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Learn creative ways to say “I Miss You” at Creativity School!
Tap into your creative superpowers through fostering creative kindness!
Learn from award-winning artists as we give away free LIVE art classes from the Creativity School.
Create fun crafts like collages, animations, pop up cards, and much more!
The Beauty of Watercolor Painting
Watercolor painting is a fun and easy activity for kids.
It may look simple, but there’s more to them than meets the eye.
We’ll start with some basic watercolor techniques and along the way, you’ll learn some cool tricks and the value of patience.
Here's an easy step-by-step guide crafted for kids and for all ages!
Ready. Paint. Go!
Step 1. Make the dandelions.
Step 2. Trace the dandelions with a white crayon or a birthday candle.
Step 3. Dip your brush into a bowl of water and lightly brush your paper to create a thin layer of water.
Step 4. Create a color horizon for the background.
Step 5. Make a dandelion seed for every person that you miss and write their name next to their seed.
When you are finished, take a picture of your painting and send it to the people you miss!
Tips for art-mazing success
- Do not wet your brush too much! This will greatly affect your painting and the quality of your paper.
- Use napkins or paper towels if needed to remove any paint from your brush.
- Explore other hues for the color horizon.
Check out these heartwarming I MISS YOU paintings by our young artists at the Creativity School!
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On Demand Class
Follow along to learn how to draw an apple, banana, and orange step by step. This fruit drawing tutorial teaches kids useful drawing skills and techniques, as well as how to paint with watercolors.