DIY Art Projects for Kids

Art Projects for Children of all ages! (Adults will love, too)!

Gain DIY art inspiration from our art and craft projects. Toddlers, elementary-aged, and older children will love getting to be creative with painting, sculpture, and more.  

  • Hammer, nails, board for large diy string art project
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    Large DIY Word String Art Idea [Step-by-Step Tutorial]

    Large Word Art Idea Made for Under $20 Yet again, I am starting a post with one DIY project led to another. This is true with this large DIY string art project. We have been working on changing a small room in our basement into a homeschool and craft room for our children. Once our DIY pegboards and floating desk were completed, we knew we wanted a large word art on the wall.  How should we create large DIY word art? Should we do DIY poof ball letters, letter paintings, or even adding some sort of painted letters straight on the accent wall? However, finally, we decided on a string…

  • How to make a DIY Pinata
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    How to Make a DIY Pinata! (Save Money with Easy Paper Mache)

    Make This Easy DIY Pinata using simple ingredients from home So we are “safe at home” right now and my son’s birthday was coming up. We have convinced him that a family party in our new treehouse with cupcakes would be the perfect way to celebrate. But he also really wanted a Pinata. I had a few in my online shopping cart but decided why not save the $20 and make my own DIY Pinata.  What should our DIY pinata be of? I asked my son what he wanted, and he actually said the easiest thing possible… An Easter egg DIY Pinata. Now how could I not try to make this…

  • Finished rainbow craft with marshmallows
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    Easy Rainbow Craft: Amazing for Toddlers & Preschoolers

    How to using food coloring on marshmallows to create a rainbow craft If you are like my family, then you are looking for anything that is easy to entertain your children. Currently, I am home with three children under 5 and let’s just say we are looking for fun and entertaining activities every day. This easy rainbow craft is so much fun and can probably be made with supplies you already have at home. My toddlers were very engaged in making this rainbow. And it didn’t hurt that they got to eat some marshmallows in the process! *Disclosure: I only recommend products I would use myself and all opinions expressed…

  • Wild things Baby Helmet Design
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    Painted Baby Helmets: A DIY Doc Band Design

    Learn how to paint your baby helmet Before I start about to explain how I went about decorating my son’s baby helmet, you need to make sure that you are following the rules from your doctor about what is allowed. Our Doc Band came from Cranial Technologies and they have great baby decorating tips on their website. Remember that a baby helmet is a medical device and should be treated like one.  In the post, I am going to share how I chose to follow the decorating baby helmet guidelines to create my son’s unique helmet.  *We are not liable for anything that could happen to your baby helmet after…

  • Paint pour on pumpkin
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    Paint Pour Pumpkins: A Family-Friendly Painted Pumpkin Idea

    Fun painted pumpkin decorating idea Have you seen all the AMAZING ink or acrylic paint pour videos out there? I always have to stop and watch the outcome… Every time! So when it came to painting our pumpkins as a family I knew that I really wanted to try to create paint pour pumpkins! Yes, we do only paint our pumpkins and do not carve our pumpkins, because who wants three kids under 5 using knives! *Disclosure: I only recommend products I would use myself and all opinions expressed here are our own. This post may contain affiliate links that at no additional cost to you, I may earn a…

  • Watercolor paints, brushes and crayons with fold homemade holiday card with tree on it.
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    5 Easy Homemade Holiday Cards (The Best Watercolor Paint Techniques)

    Easy watercolor painting tips to make cards for any occasion Are you looking for easy and inexpensive ways to make homemade holiday cards? Here are the best watercolor paint techniques that you can do with your whole family! Who wants to spend $$$$ on store-bought cards that will just get thrown away.  A lot of these homemade holiday or birthday cards were even made with my own toddlers! Yes….I said “toddlers”! They love being part of the process. So have fun creating and exploring this awesome list of watercolor techniques that we used to create some homemade holiday cards. We use a Christmas tree as the subject matter, just give…

  • Black word canvas art
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    DIY Word Canvas Art Project for Kids & Adults

    Learn how to create simple and easy word canvas artworks Is it a holiday again, and you are looking for an easy project for your kids to make? In this article, I am going to show you a DIY word canvas art project for kids. But stayed tuned… because I will also show you another great DIY canvas art project that looks super professional! This art canvas project is great for when you are looking for a simple and inexpensive way to add to your home decor. DIY Word Art makes wonderful gifts for Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, Birthdays… My toddlers made this word canvas art for my husband for…

  • DIY lettering transfer idea with pencil
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    DIY Lettering Transfer: How To Easily Draw Words

    Learn how to create lettering for all your DIY projects Have you ever looked at writing on homemade signs and other DIY projects and wondered how they were able to get it so neatly done? Yes, a lot of times artists and crafters use their cricuit. However, here is a very simple and easy word drawing technique that I use ALL the time to draw words and lettering how I want. *Disclosure: I only recommend products I would use myself and all opinions expressed here are our own. This post may contain affiliate links that at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission. Read full privacy…

  • Pollock Inspired Watercolor Painting done with liquid watercolor paint and straw by 4-year-old boy
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    Jackson Pollock Inspired Art Project for Kids: Toddler Art You Will Actually Put on Your Walls!

    Fun and easy abstract expressionism art project for kids Are you looking for a fun and different way to create art with kids? Here is a classic art project for kids that is sure to make everyone smile… as long as you can handle a little mess! I love doing this project at the end of the year. I have done this Pollock inspired art project with all different ages of children and they all have so much fun making their Jackson Pollock inspired art project. Get ready to make some abstract expressionist paintings! *Disclosure: I only recommend products I would use myself and all opinions expressed here are my…

  • Watercolor set as best art supply
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    15 of the Best Art Supplies for Kids

    Get creative with these top art supplies for children I have tested and tried a lot of art supplies over the years and here are my top art supplies for kids.  This is the list of top art supplies that I have found for kids from preschool-aged to school-aged. I have seen a lot of painting on tables, marker smelling, brush washing, handwashing, pencils breaking, glue tasting, okay you get the point… These supplies would also work for older students, however, if they are a serious student artist, they may start to buy even higher quality (and more expensive!) art supplies. While some of these supplies may be the more…