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Watercolor Painting on Paper Towels

Watercolor Painting on Paper Towels - an easy art activity for kids that also strengthens fine motor skills. Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds

"Woven Friendships" Each student applied different watercolor techniques to their individual strip. The strips were then woven tight together - just like their friendships - collaborative piece

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Pink Large Abstract Print Canvas - Circles - Flowers - Colorful - Blooms 2 Pink - Ltd Edition

As a kinder and 1st project we read the book The Dot. A cute story about a little girl who discovers art through a simple series of dot paintings. The students were able to paint their own dot, or not-a-dot, with watercolors. This was a nice simple opportunity for students to use paints and learn the expectations for using watercolors. Ask them why brushes don't like bad hair days!

Drops, Drips, Dots and Doodling with Alcohol Inks Sometimes it is just fun to play with a medium, I created this painting by choo...

Elmer's Glue mixed with liquid watercolor makes the paint, which is dripped onto a clear piece of Dura-lar film. The film is then folded in half and pressed together, allowing the colors to spread and mesh. Opened up and pressed against a canvas or piece of paper, what remains is a whimsical and colorful image. Permanent markers are then used to define patterns and shapes within that image.