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Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids. Ideas

Arts and crafts for children all ages. Easy crafts ideas including lesson and classes for kids and parents. Learning activities, fun projects, play recipes

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Art Activities for Kids. An Unconventional Painting Method - Splashing on + the Imprint of Leaves + Water-color

I've found an unconventional painting method — splashing on — while looking through the art activities for kids and want to show it to you. Usually children paint on white paper: a picture is better seen. But some pictures need a background and using the splashing on we create a background needed for them. We should point out that children works look better on the made background.   Read more
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Unconventional Drawing Technique - the Art of Children Handmade Collages

Some crafts for kids are so spectacular and appealing that very often we can't turn our eyes off them. And if they've been made with the hands of our own children, they become very dear to us. I'd like to present to you one more unconventional drawing technique for kids — the art of children handmade collages. This technique can vary your kids' creative work, make it more exciting and memorable.   Read more
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Craft Ideas. Modeling Lessons for Kids - Pictures out of Plasticine, Kidney Beans, Peas

I love using different things around the house to teach my kids about the world around them. Craft ideas are of great help to me. We can make lovely things out of natural materials: kidney beans, peas, plasticine and a great number of others. Here are the lessons of modeling out of the above mentioned materials — you can model even large nice pictures out of them.   Read more
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Craft Ideas. Modeling Lessons out of Paste for Children - Model Entire Pictures

We'll find ways of spending time with our children enjoying many kids craft ideas having fun and teaching them at the same time. For the children of our circle «Skilled Hands» the most favorite activity is modeling out of paste. I pay much attention to this kind of activity — if they like it, let's create. And we've got a lot of works, I'll show you the most interesting ones.   Read more
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Art Activities. Composition out of Groats and Dried Wheat-ears - Handmade Vase with Flowers

Art activities for kids are extremely useful for children: they don't only amuse them for hours but also stimulate their creative initiative and make them happy, which is very important. At one of our lessons I offered my children a handmade craft — a composition out of groats and dried wheat-ears — a Vase with flowers.   Read more
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Kids Craft Ideas. Chicken in Papier-mache and Quilling Technique, Tutorial, Photos

Kids craft ideas are of great help for you when you are going to make something unconventional. Try your best to make this lovely Chicken in papier-mache and quilling technique. This detailed tutorial with photos and description will help. You'll carry away with this creative activity and get a lot of fun and pleasure, I'm sure.   Read more
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Coloring for Kids. The Lesson of Creativity for Children - Painting with Fingers and a Palm, Photos

You can also find spectacular ideas in coloring for kids. This lesson of creativity will show you an unconventional but quite lovely way of depicting the surrounding world — painting with fingers and a palm. Why should we only paint with brushes, felt-tip pens and colorful pencils? Fingers and a palm can also serve as a nice instrument for painting. Besides, a child's thumb obeys him better than a pencil.   Read more
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Children Activities in the Kindergarten. Unconventional Painting Technique - Candle + Water-color + Application

Educators do their best to diversify children activities in the kindergarten. We can suggest them one more unconventional painting technique — a candle + water-color + an application. This method is quite entertaining: kids join in the work actively. I practise this kind of painting for kids with the children a little older than 4 years old.   Read more