Koi Fish Watercolor Project
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This Koi fish watercolor project has been one of my most popular pins on Pinterest since it went up a … Read More

How to Paint a Pumpkin
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Here is a look at my how to paint a pumpkin instructions, if you’d like a peek at one of … Read More

Easy Ceramic Cupcake
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This easy ceramic cupcake project is my very favorite, which I save every year for Mother’s Day for kinders. I’m … Read More

Halloween Boxes with Sharpies
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My favorite part of these little Halloween boxes is the color combination. I love the soft orange and matte black … Read More

More Witch Hat Scratch Art
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My students have been making these Witch Hat Scratch Art images all week. And as I mentioned before, I’ve learned … Read More

Witch Hat Scratch Art
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I love how this witch hat scratch art pushes students to color heavily. It takes two coats of coloring to … Read More

Paint A Crankenstein
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To learn how to paint a Crankenstein, you must first read Samantha Berger’s book on how you might spot such … Read More

Drawing Witch Feet
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I found this drawing witch feet idea in some stock art Halloween illustrations. It offers colorful seasonal fun, and some … Read More

How to Draw a Haunted House
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When students learn how to draw a haunted house, they can practice their architectural drawing while changing just a few … Read More

Halloween Cat Painting
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This Halloween cat painting has a pretty high cute factor, and is easy to draw too. It is also very … Read More

Draw a Bat, and the Perfect Book
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My first graders were shown how to draw a bat, but only after learning some more about them in this … Read More

Day of the Dead Sharpie Art
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To make some super Day of the Dead Sharpie art, try coloring on aluminum foil. Besides the fact that that … Read More

Draw a Cat Face
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In my search for some new art ideas, I found an extreme close up of a black cat face that … Read More

Draw a Vampire Bat
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You can draw a Vampire bat without it being scary. In fact, they can be downright funny like this guy. … Read More

Mayflower Ship Craft Project
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You can learn how to make a Mayflower Ship craft project, using just a few inexpensive craft supplies and a … Read More

Plaster Bandage Crafting
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I think I found the beginning of a great plaster bandage craft project, I just need to decide how I … Read More

Bat Painting, Silhouettes on Coffee Filters
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A fun way to make a bat painting as the permanent marker makes it easy to draw and color, and … Read More

Draw a Tiger Face
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If you can draw an oval, curves and triangles, then you can most definitely draw a tiger face. This guy … Read More

Draw a Pickup Truck
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You can draw a pickup truck by putting a few simple shapes together. Download my tutorial and draw one like … Read More

Student Chalk Pastel Apples
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A quick look at how some of my 4th graders made their apple drawings last week. I love how the … Read More

Batik Pumpkin Art
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This batik pumpkin art is meant to imitate the real thing, a resist-dyeing process that originated in Indonesia. Children can … Read More

Draw a Fall Tree
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To learn how to draw a fall tree, try thinking of it as a series of branches, and not just … Read More

Magazine Collage Card
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I’ve been inspired by scrapbook artists and the magazine collage art they often create. This project lets students get creative … Read More

Fall Leaf Sharpie Art
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You just can’t beat the color and precision you get when you make fall leaf Sharpie art with the new … Read More

How to Draw Frida Kahlo
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A few key features will help you learn how to draw Frida Kahlo like a pro. She was a Mexican … Read More

Student Portfolios
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Looking for inexpensive student portfolios? Tired of stuffing your student’s art in floppy folders that don’t stand up and are … Read More

How to Draw An Apple, and Shade it Like a Pro
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If you want to learn how to draw an apple, you don’t have to settle for just a flat shape. … Read More

Terra Cotta Ceramic Owl Project
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I tried this ceramic owl project out this week, and loved the simplicity of it. I have learned that children … Read More

Draw a Polar Bear
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Here is a very simple but very cute way to draw a polar bear. He is made of just a … Read More

How to Draw a Gorilla
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Cute animals are always fun to draw, but here’s how to draw a gorilla with a little attitude. He is … Read More

Easy Snowflake Art with Paint and Paper
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Here is one way to make easy snowflake art with paint and paper. Try blending several shades of blue on … Read More

Abstract Art Cat
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Turn a simple drawing into an Abstract Art Cat by just dividing the page into quarters, and changing colors accordingly. … Read More

Halloween Recycle Craft Project
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A friend has been saving these old saline bottles for quite awhile, and I finally had a chance to think … Read More

Pumpkin Art
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This pumpkin art project is a great example of teaching a principal of design, while making a very graphic image. … Read More

Fall Tree Art Collage
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If you’ve every tried painting on a paper towel, and enjoyed the way the color just soaks in, then you … Read More

How to Draw a Fox Face
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My How to Draw a Fox Face tutorial will help students fill their page with a large, symmetrical face, that … Read More

Silly Pumpkin Art Project
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This silly pumpkin art project can’t help but make you smile, what with the goofy teeth and all. I once … Read More

How To Draw a Fish, Close Up
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I created this How to Draw a Fish tutorial to illustrate how dynamic art can be when it is up … Read More

How to Draw a Pumpkin
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There are many “How to Draw a Pumpkin” tutorials out there. This is my take on what I would share … Read More

Fall Festival Art
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If you need some inexpensive fall festival art, it doesn’t get much cheaper than this. Just rolls of paper, thick … Read More

Make a Matisse Collage
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I’ve found a rather simple formula that will help students create their own Matisse collage. Henri Matisse was a French … Read More

Torn Winter Tree Art
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This winter tree art landscape makes use of a simple idea, namely that torn paper looks a lot like the … Read More

Overlapping Art, with Architecture
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One of the steps to go from drawing flat landscapes to ones with depth is to create overlapping art. This … Read More

Halloween Idea for Cat Collage
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Here is one of my most pinned Halloween ideas for kids, that also happens to be one of my favorites. … Read More

Van Gogh Wheat Field with Crows
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Vincent Van Gogh Wheat Field with Crows, shows a dramatic, cloudy sky filled with crows over a wheat field. The … Read More

Leaf Pattern Art with Crayons and Watercolors
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For this leaf pattern art project, students were asked to let crayons and paint do what they do best – … Read More

Fall Leaf Art
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You can make a pretty leaf art project with just some paper towels, glue and paint. Learning how to add … Read More

Lightning Bug Painting
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This second grader did a great job making this little lightening bug painting today. I love the way she outlined … Read More

Overlapping Tree Collage
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This tree collage was inspired by a stock art illustration, and it seemed to me a great way to teach … Read More

How to Draw an Owl
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Learn how to draw an owl, and then finish it of with some pretty paint and metallic markers. Their shimmery … Read More

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