Tag Archives: children’s art

Silhouette Paintings for Fun

We have been doing a lot more “focused” art lately – working on drawing skills and projects linked to the kids art awards, which has been really good but at the same time I kind of feel like some of … Continue reading

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How to Draw Book Review

We have been working on our drawing skills lately and one of the resources that I have really enjoyed using with the kids is this book by DK  –  How to Draw The book starts with a general introduction into … Continue reading

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Fun, Easy, Colourful Paper Pictures

We have been having a super chilled few days and had some fun playing around with some new colourful paper that we bought. We started off with a few colouring pages (simple colour pages are easier) and we selected the … Continue reading

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Tracing is so much more than just tracing

My son loves tracing pictures.  He will often stick a colouring page up on one of the sliding doors, stick a piece of paper over and trace the picture.  Now I know tracing is NOT the same as drawing, it … Continue reading

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Why I prefer printing colouring pages to colouring books

When we first had kids I fell into that mindset of buying colouring books and they were never used and then I would see another one in the store and think “Wow this is the one!” and buy that and … Continue reading

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Chalk Pastel Autumn Leaves

A while ago my daughter was given some chalk pastel pencils.  I immediately loved them but my daughter initially struggled a bit as they smudge and she has a tendency to drag her hands over her pictures while she is … Continue reading

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Fun Skeletons

The kids don’t know much about The Day of the Dead but they did have a childhood storybook which they loved –Funnybones: A Bone Rattling Collection – and ever since then whenever they have seen Day of the Dead colouring … Continue reading

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