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Recycled Cardboard Heart Decorations

January 26, 2018 Hels Bells 0

These gorgeous Recycled Cardboard Heart decorations are easy to make and are entirely process-led. Arty Crafty Kids will have the best time exploring various painting techniques to create their hearts, adding depth and texture as they layer […]

Autumn Leaf Painting

July 22, 2017 John 2

This gorgeous Autumn Leaf Painting project is an exploration of basic colour-mixing principles, with the aim to recreate the Autumn hues and shades as observed by Arty Crafty Kids. Throughout the process, encourage your Arty […]

Autumn Splatter Tree

August 3, 2016 Hels Bells 3

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 […]

Toddler Christmas Trees

November 20, 2015 John 4

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 John 2

  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 John 3

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 John 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 […]

Bubble Wrap Stamps

July 13, 2015 John 2

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 John 4

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 […]

Splat Painting

March 22, 2015 John 1

Splat painting is an amazingly fun art process for kids! there’s something about flying paint splattering in various directions that leaves kids gripped with anticipation and excitement. Process art is all about the experience of collating […]

Love Rocks

January 21, 2015 John 0

We spent the first day of 2015 making footprints in the sand, chasing waves and collecting stones off the beach; coming away with at least a pocket full (or two) of special finds. Within the […]

Watercolour and Ink

January 19, 2015 John 0

We’ve applied Watercolour and Ink to recycled book pages many times to create gifts for loved ones and they always go down a storm! everyone loves them and we love creating them. I affectionately regard […]

Painting with Nature

January 19, 2015 John 0

A section of our garden is currently full to the brim with wild flowers, showcasing various shades of reds, yellows, violets, pinks as well as orange and white – we love it! Angel can never resist […]

Cling Film Art

January 19, 2015 John 4

I first published Cling Film Art on our former site ‘Craft Ideas for Kids’ in 2014 and it’s inspired a huge stream of mess-free processes that can widely found across Pinterest. We’ve used this process time […]

Circle Print Art

January 19, 2015 John 0

Who knew that such magic could be made from old bottle tops and toilet rolls? The perfect preschool craft to explore shape, colour and texture, creating a spectacular piece of art in the process! It […]