popular topics in drawing and painting

  • Babies and Toddlers
    Learning Activities for Toddlers
    Bubble Wrap Fun
    Bubble Wrap Fun Activity for an individual child Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 30 minutes Materials: Bubble wrap Tempera paint Save the bubble wrap that comes with packages. You can also buy quantities of it fairly cheaply. Bubbl...
  • Fine Motor Skills Printables
    Something's Missing!
    Use this printable to help strengthen your child's fine-motor skills. ...
  • Drawing and Painting Printables
    Fill the Picture Frame
    The artist in you is calling. Use this picture frame to draw a family portrait. ...
  • Fine Motor Skills Printables
    Follow That Line
    Use this printable to help strengthen your child's fine-motor skills. ...
  • Fine Motor Skills Printables
    What's Missing?
    Use this printable to help strengthen your child's fine-motor skills. ...
  • Color by Letter or Number Printables
    Color by Number
    Print out this color by number activity for your kids to enjoy. What picture is hidden inside? ...
  • Hand Print Shirt Activity for Kids
    Jewelry and Clothing
    Handprint Shirt
    Handprint ShirtIn this craft activity, children decorate a shirt with hand prints.Materials T-shirt (solid color or white) Fabric or acrylic paint Large piece of cardboard Directions Cut piece of cardboard so shirt can be stretched over it. This ...
  • Connect the Dots Printables
    Dancer Connect the Dots
    Connect the dots to find out who is dancing to the music. ...
  • Drawing and Painting Printables
    Finish the Picture: Draw Your Family and Friends
    Draw all of your family and lots of your friends in this printable picture gallery. ...
  • Connect the Dots Printables
    Garden Creature Connect the Dots
    Connect the dots to find out what animal is living in the garden. ...
  • Drawing and Painting
    10 Craft Supplies You Can Make Yourself
    Homemade craft supplies are easy to make and great for the environment. The next time you and your children are feeling artsy, save yourself a trip to the craft store (and your money!) and make your own supplies from household or recycled materia...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Connect the Dots Printables
    Clown Connect the Dots
    Connect the dots to find out what kind of car the clown is driving. ...
  • Drawing and Painting Printables
    Finish the Picture: Flying a Kite
    What kind of kite are these kids flying? Use your imagination to draw it! ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Drawing and Painting
    Show-'Em-How Manuals
    Show-'Em-How Manuals Required: Drawing supplies Sometimes, the only way to really explain something is to draw a how-to picture, or even a series of pictures. And there's no better person to draw them than your child, the budding junior technica...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Drawing and Painting
    Homemade Paint Recipes
    Homemade Paint RecipesFlour-Based Poster Paint Materials 1/4 cup flour 1 cup water Small jars or plastic containers 3 tablespoons powdered tempera paint per container 2 tablespoons water per container 1/2 teaspoon liquid starch or liquid deterge...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Drawing and Painting
    Household Road Signs
    Household Road SignsRequired: Drawing supplies No Left Turn. Right Turn Only. One Way. Left Lane Merges Right. These signs would make perfect sense if you saw them while driving about town in your car. But in your house!? Your kids can have a gr...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Drawing and Painting
    Fancy Duds of the Future
    Fancy Duds of the Future Required: Drawing supplies Optional: Magazines, junk mail, and other disposable picture sources What will the well-dressed person of the future look like, say, in the year 2300, 2500, or 3000? Fashion trends certainly do...
  • Life-Size Pajamas Art Activity for Kids
    Drawing and Painting
    Life-Size Me in PJs
    Life-Size Me in PJsMaterials Brown wrapping paper or plain newsprint Felt marker Scissors Paints and thick paint brushes Directions Roll out paper and tape it down on the floor. Have your child lie down on the paper on her back or front preten...