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  • Art in Action Kids Videos

    5,100 views 3 years ago
    Welcome to The Artful Parent YouTube channel! Here I share EASY and FUN kids art activities including both unique ideas and tried-and-true favorites. I've been having SO much fun lately creating videos showing art in action!

    For more about my kids art videos, check out this page of course, and also see my blog post :: http://artfulparent.com/art...... Show less
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    • Raised Salt Painting - Duration: 73 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 29,469 views
      Raised salt painting is an all-time favorite kids art activity that is loved by all ages from toddlers on up. Plus it uses materials you already have!

      For more information about the materials and ...
    • Butterfly Symmetry Paintings - Duration: 87 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 279 views
      Here’s an easy and fun way to make butterfly symmetry paintings with kids. Add drops of paint to one side of a paper butterfly, fold the other half over, rub with hands, then open to reveal a symme...
    • How to Paint with Oil Pastels - Duration: 116 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 7,302 views
      Try this easy oil pastel painting technique with kids or by yourself! Combine the vibrant colors and smooth application of oil pastels with oil for a painting effect.

      For more about this art techn...
    • Melted Crayon Art (and Why a Warming Tray ROCKS for This Art Activity) - Duration: 117 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 2,895 views
      Melted crayon art is one of our favorite kids art activities, but we weren't doing it right until now. A thrift-store warming tray makes all the difference!

      For more about this fun art activity, a...
    • Shaving Cream Marbling - Duration: 114 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 51,345 views
      The best, easiest, and cheapest DIY marbled paper is done with shaving cream marbling. This is one of our all-time favorite art activities.

      For step-by-step instructions and more info about the ma...
    • Marble Painting for Kids - Duration: 93 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 116,574 views
      Marble painting for kids is an easy and fun action art activity that results in a wonderfully abstract work of art.

      For the full tutorial, as well as lots of fun variations, see https://artfulpar...
    • How to Make and Use Salt Puffy Paint - Duration: 112 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 7,844 views
      How to make and use DIY salt puffy paint with kids. This is a tried-and-true favorite process art material and technique for children of all ages.

      For more about this homemade paint and how to use...
    • Playdough Play Ideas for Kids - Duration: 2 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 3,051 views
      Playdough play is one of the best and easiest activities for kids. Here are ideas for playing and creating with your playdough, including tools and poke-ins to use, ways to shape it, and more.

      Fo...
    • Paint Watercolor Butterflies with the Rubbing Alcohol Technique - Duration: 97 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 51 views
      How to paint beautiful watercolor butterflies using the rubbing alcohol technique for the decorations on the butterfly wings. This is a fun art idea for adults and kids alike.

      For more about this ...
    • Action Art for Kids - Duration: 106 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 13,918 views
      Action art is the best of childhood -- a combination of two things kids really love to do: MOVE and CREATE. Here are some fun action art ideas for children plus a video review of a new Action Art b...
    • How to Get a Starry Night Sky Effect with Watercolors - Duration: 2 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 1 week ago
      • 38 views
      Want to learn how to get a starry night sky effect by painting with watercolors and salt? It's easy! Use blue watercolor paint and regular table salt for this beautiful watercolor technique that is...
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    • Shaving Cream Marbling - Duration: 114 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 51,345 views
      The best, easiest, and cheapest DIY marbled paper is done with shaving cream marbling. This is one of our all-time favorite art activities.

      For step-by-step instructions and more info about the ma...
    • How to Make Easy, No-Cook Playdough - Duration: 93 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 203 views
      After trying many no cook playdough recipes, I've found the best no cook playdough recipe using the hot water method. It's so easy to make, kids can help!
    • How to Make Clay Leaf Prints - Duration: 97 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 14,678 views
      How to make clay leaf prints with air dry clay. This is an easy nature craft project for kids and adults alike and the finished leaf prints can make wonderful gifts.

      For the full blog post, includ...
    • Flower Petal Suncatcher - Duration: 103 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 2,627 views
      Make a beautiful flower suncatcher for the window! This spring or summer craft uses a paper plate as the frame for a flower mandala anyone can make. This is a great kids art activity.

      For the ful...
    • How to Make Rainbow Plastic Bead Suncatchers - Duration: 98 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 51 views
      An easy tutorial for making plastic bead suncatchers with a rainbow of translucent plastic pony beads. These make great gifts!

      For more instructions, tips, and photos, see my blog post on The Art...
    • How to Make Melted Bead Suncatchers - Duration: 65 seconds.

      • 2 weeks ago
      • 26 views
      Melted bead suncatchers are surprisingly easy to make from kids plastic pony beads. Follow these step-by-step instructions to make a beautiful and durable suncatcher.

      For more tips and photos, see...
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