20 kid art projects pretty enough to frame


Ok, the fun part of winter is done, right? The magical snowy lead-up-to-Christmas winter fun is long gone, and now we’re stuck with the wet, dark, dirty-snow days of January and February. LONG days with the kids inside. Days when you NEED some easy activities that will keep the little ones busy and protect what sanity you have left. And so I give you 20 gorgeous art projects perfect for kids. These are easy enough for kids to complete, but turn out pretty enough to frame.

These are so cool! 20 kid art projects that turn out pretty enough to frame. Fun kids craft and activity ideas.

 

1. Did you know rubbing alcohol can turn scribbles into marbled art? Get some inexpensive white tiles and let the kids go to town! Get all the details on the Sharpie Markers Blog.

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

2. My kids LOVE using my punches. Get kids busy punching circles from different scraps of paper and then arranging them into a grid to make a fun modern art piece. Click through to MerMag to see how it turns out.

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

3. These stained glass paintings are made with washable kid paint, wax paper, and a bottle lid – so cool! Learn how at Happy Hooligans.

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

4. These floating chalk prints are so cool! Get the tutorial from Picklebums.

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

5. Start by drawing a monster, then add “fur” by blowing paint around with a straw. All ages of kids will have fun with this one! (Hint: get a roll of kraft paper to line your table with from the Dollar Store.) Tutorial from Picklebums.

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

6. With the right kind of tissue paper kids can make this beautiful tissue transfer art. From It’s Always Autumn.

Tissue transfer art is not only gorgeous, it's totally easy enough for kids to make! Fun kid's art project - perfect indoor activity for rainy days.

7. Visit Childhood 101 to learn how to make these pretty paintings with food coloring and bubble wands.

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

8. I used to love coloring on paper doilies as a kid, but these painted versions from Whatever… are even prettier!

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

9. Use buttons to decorate a canvas in this adorable tutorial from Simple Designing.

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

10. This crumpled paper art turns out so pretty and all you need is construction paper and watercolors! Tutorial from Buggy and Buddy.

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

11. Even preschoolers can make these pretty marbled planets from I Heart Crafty Things using shaving cream and craft paint.

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

12. I love how cute and colorful these paper plate flowers turn out. From Pink Stripey Socks.

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

13. Make your own paintbrushes for pretty textures with this fun tutorial from Learn Create Love.

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

14. These rocks turn out gorgeous – pretty enough to set out on a shelf with other knickknacks. All you need is paint and an inexpensive salad spinner! Learn how to make them from Meri Cherry.

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

15. Click through to Happy Hooligans to find out how to make this glossy stained glass art.

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

16. I want to make this! It looks like a modern art piece, but was made by a kid with a credit card! Find the tutorial at Housing a Forest.

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

17. Giggles Galore shows you how to make pretty melted crayon art.

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

18. This pretty project gives a nod to pointillism. From Momtastic.

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

19. Kids will have a great time watching watercolors spread across rows of glue and salt with this art project from Inner Child Fun.

20 gorgeous kid art projects that are pretty enough to frame! Fun, easy ideas for crafting with kids.

20. Use bowls and cups to trace circles onto paper, then let kids color each area separately. Idea from It’s Always Autumn.

circle drawings are fun for kids to color, and an easy activity to keep them busy!

 

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    The monster blown paint project is also a great way to do The Scream by Munch. Have the kids mimic themselves portrait style like the original, then add crazy hair with the straw paint!

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