Lady Bug Collage
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With our school’s science room filled with new bugs and worms, it seemed timely to have lady bugs as the … Read More

Bug Magazine Collage
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Save your old food magazines for this bug collage project. The shiny and colorful fruit, for example, has a whole … Read More

Pre-K Auction Art
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Yes, you can make some really amazing auction art from a room full of 5 year olds. Celebrate all their … Read More

Klimt Collage
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Try adding some gold to your collage to make a really decorative work of art. Austrian painted Gustav Klimt lived … Read More

Little Duck Collage
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Torn edges have a way of making shapes that would never happen if you started cutting away with a pair … Read More

La Boca Houses of Argentina
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La Boca is a neighborhood, or barrio of the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires. It is a popular tourist destination because … Read More

Jim Dine Heart
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Jim Dine is an American pop artist, famous for his series of heart paintings. This project uses tissue paper, glue … Read More

Cake Collage
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Try finding a stationary store that is willing to donate damaged specialty paper for a real treat in supplies. This … Read More

Mosaic Art with Tape
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The best reason to make this mosaic art is the ease take comes with using tape. Anyone who has tried … 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

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

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

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

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

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

Veronica’s Kitten Collage
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Here is the perfect example of why I love kid’s art. This kinder kitty by Veronica has about a thousand … Read More

Newspaper Cat Collage
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I love the look of a newspaper collage cat, but the reality of it brings problems when trying to make … Read More

Kinder’s First Project
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This Kinders First Project solved my dilemma this fall. I have always thought that if you make the first class … Read More

Coffee Filter Trees
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It turns out that it’s easy and inexpensive to make some amazing coffee filter trees. Put them on some nice … Read More

Summer Flip Flops
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I have trouble throwing away clean colorful food boxes, and was inspired by the beach theme of these cracker boxes. … Read More

Grumpy Cat Heads
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For Grumpy Cat fans, a page of heads that are waiting for bodies to be drawn, colored or painted in. … Read More

Mom Pop Out Flower Card
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My students are learning how to make pop out flowers this week, which make a pretty nice Mother’s Day card. … Read More

USA Flag Collage
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Faith Ringgold, an African-American artist, is best known for her large story quilts. In 1985 she made a piece titled … Read More

Giant Rainbow Collage
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In honor of Earth Day, three classes made this rainbow collage. I do believe that trash never looked so good. … Read More

Giant Rainbow Collage
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In honor of Earth Day, coming up April 22nd, I’d like to repost a project from a few years ago. … Read More

Fuzzy Mice
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Here’s a simple mouse collage idea that I modified today from a few years ago. The fuzzy bodies contrast nicely … Read More

Earth Day Water Collage
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This is still one of my favorite ideas from last year. Why try to make 24 or so small collages … Read More

If the Dinosaurs Came Back
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A post on Pinterest inspired this drawing and collage, which comes from a classic book named “If the Dinosaurs Came … Read More

Arcimboldo Collage
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Giuseppe Arcimboldo was an Italian artist from the 1500s who spent years working as an official court painter. He developed … Read More

Sticker Snowmen Card
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Students can learn how to make their sticker snowmen card come to “life” by altering where the face and buttons … Read More

Sophia’s Collage
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This has to be one of my most favorite collages ever. Fourth graders were challenged to make a new person … Read More

Jasper Johns Number Painting
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I created this Jasper Johns number painting so students could make a miniature version of his, and recycle an old … Read More

Starry Night Mural from France
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This is what makes blogging so incredibly rewarding, getting emails like this. “I’m a french ex-teacher who helps in the … Read More

Poinsettia Art
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Make some pretty poinsettia art by just tearing shapes from tissue paper. The torn shapes just naturally look a lot … Read More

Kinder Holiday Cards
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Making holiday cards with kinders may sound like a fairly simple task, until you factor in all the details. Is … Read More

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

Cubism Face Fun
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Mix Frankenstein with computer illustrated eye drawings and kids can have fun making some very silly faces.  1. Those on … Read More

Mosaic Black Craft Pumpkin
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Awhile back I was experimenting with a black foam pumpkin that I found at Michaels and a parent donated several rolls … Read More

Kitty Collage ATCs
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I’m learning that when I try to come with a new art trading card project, it helps to look for … Read More

Colorful Matisse Collage
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I’ve found a rather simple formula for a colorful Matisse collage that will help students create their own. Henri Matisse … Read More

Easy Bumblebee Collage
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Here’s what I would call a kinder and first grade version of my Bumblebee project. I think it’s a good … Read More

Geometric Bumblebees
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I tried this little formula for a bumblebee collage with my kinders last year, and they did a great job. … Read More

ATC House Collage
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I made my collage the art trading card size, 2.5″ x 3.5″, but it would look great at any size. … Read More

Pop Out Cards on a Budget
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This is my 2nd year for making pop out cards with kinders, and I learned a few things about how … Read More

Sticker Snowman Card
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Students can learn how to make their snowman card come to “life” by altering where the face and buttons are … Read More

“Where I Live” Art Journal Page
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My Art Journal class is focusing on themes that describe their life as they know it. Here is a collage … Read More

Turkey on a Stick
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My Turkey on a Stick project continues, and as I expected, my students came up with some amazing creations today. … Read More

Positive and Negative Pumpkin
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I like how this is an example of using both positive and negative shapes, with some built in symmetry. MATERIALS … Read More

Collage Name Card
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Lately I’ve been inspired by scrapbook artists and the layered-looking collages they often create. This project lets students get creative … Read More

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