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Bubble Wrap Printing

May 4, 2017 Hels Bells 2

Bubble Wrap Printing is a fun and easy art process for kids, with endless possibilities. Kids can play with colours and patterns to create frame worthy works of art or transform them into snakes, lizards, […]

Black Line Exploration

April 26, 2017 Hels Bells 0

We’ve become huge fans of resist art and are gradually working our way through the mediums. The black oil pastel is my personal favourite and the thick, bold, slightly smudged black lines used within this […]

Plastic Bottle Stamping

March 15, 2017 Hels Bells 3

For this months process art challenge we’re getting arty with a spot of plastic bottle stamping. Plastic bottles come and go with daily use, yet I have never (until now) noticed the variety of shape […]

Craft Stick Canvas Art

February 15, 2017 Hels Bells 1

The clue is in the name, but craft sticks are not often associated with ‘process art’ and subsequently, this months craft stick theme for the monthly process art challenge left me scratching my head. I […]

Easy Butterfly Kids Art

February 3, 2017 Hels Bells 0

This easy butterfly kids art project is one of those that happened off the cuff, on a dark rainy afternoon. We had the paints out and my preschooler poured herself some paint and began spreading […]

Straw Blowing Rainbow Art

January 31, 2017 Hels Bells 1

Every now and then we put an idea together that comes with a little extra WOW factor. This simple straw blowing rainbow art project definitely has the wow factor, as well as the fun factor and […]

Creative Play Woodland Trees

December 3, 2016 Hels Bells 0

Today I will be showing you how a simple process art session can inspire imaginations and be transformed into a magical moment of creative play. Now, I have to admit. We didn’t set out to make […]

Oil Pastel Resist Spider Web

September 24, 2016 Hels Bells 0

Oh my goodness, I adore how this Oil Pastel Resist Spider Web turned out! I love the blast of colour that stems from the centre of the web. It puts me in the mind of a […]

Watercolour Yarn Kids Process Art

September 15, 2016 Hels Bells 3

Forget the end product, kids art projects are all about the process. The messy sticky hands, the endless brown toddler creations, the tactile exploration of texture and different mediums. It’s simply a hands-on process of figuring stuff […]

Autumn Splatter Tree

August 3, 2016 Hels Bells 1

We’re half way through the Summer holiday and we’re already talking about Autumn. While the sun shines (well mostly between our notorious British showers), Miss O has noticed a seasonal change. The leaves are changing […]

Footprint canvas

July 25, 2016 Hels Bells 0

I am so excited that I finally get to share this footprint canvas with you! I love everything about it. It’s definitely kid art at its best! The kids worked together from start to finish. Yes, […]

Toddler Christmas Trees

November 20, 2015 Helen 0

Here’s a toddler craft that’s all about the process and my goodness, our toddler Christmas trees have so much to offer! exploration of paint and colour, playing with different materials to decorate their trees and […]

Christmas Doodle Art

November 10, 2015 Helen 0

  We love to doodle, we love simple art ideas and LOVE colour! making this Christmas doodle art idea an instant success with the kids. Using just a few materials and with a preparation time […]

Leaf Chalk Art

October 27, 2015 Helen 1

Leaf Chalk Art is an incredibly simple art activity for kids and a super way to extend those autumnal nature walks, where the kids inevitably return with an arm full of gorgeous yellow, orange and red leaves. […]

Paper Plate Owl

August 14, 2015 Helen 4

If you take a look around the blog, you may notice that we LOVE colour – the brighter the bolder the better! And my kids paper plate owls are certainly colourful, and probably the craziest looking […]

Calming Watercolour Art

August 3, 2015 Helen 0

One of the things I love about being a parent, is introducing my girls to the art and craft activities I did as a kid. I can vividly recall making squiggles and colouring in all my […]

Bubble Wrap Stamps

July 13, 2015 Helen 1

With a set up time of less than five minutes, these Bubble Wrap Stamps kept toddler Cakes entertained for hours. She loved them! Perfect for tiny hands to hold, Cakes didn’t waste any time exploring the […]

Scrape Painting

July 12, 2015 Helen 3

Scrape painting is a super art process for colour mixing! using just red, yellow and blue paint the kids created bold and colourful works of art with an amazing range of new colours. They played with shapes […]

Toddler Fingerpainting on Tinfoil

July 2, 2015 Helen 1

Process art doesn’t get better than Toddler Fingerpainting on Tinfoil. My toddler had a blast dipping her fingers into the paint, swirling it and sliding her hands across the entire tinfoil canvas to create a […]