101+ Painting Ideas for Kids
Welcome to our 2015 PAINT-A-THON
35 Fantastic Bloggers joined our 2015 PAINT-A-THON and together we put together more than 101 Painting Ideas for Kids!
Here are all our ideas!!
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Bikes, scooters, roller blades, roller skates, Swivel cars and more! Nothing says the weather is perfect for going outside like WHEELS – and painting with them!!
This is such a sweet fall painting idea – perfect following a nature walk to collect treasures!
A great idea to make your own natural paints from fruit and veggies!
Brilliant easy to set up toddler painting activity!
This is awesome – and such a clever back to school Painting Idea!
Using food as stamps creates very interesting little designs!
Paint with reflections on your ‘paper,’ Great process art activity!
BEAUTIFUL Fall Painting idea! Love this!
Such good reasons to work with one color only, read about it! – interesting painting project!
Fantastic Kids Painting Activity – with a step by step photo guide! The superhero in your life is going to love this one!!
This is a wonderful paint medium – easy and cheap to make – and produces the coolest paintings!
A very cool painting idea that allows children to explore symmetry and looking at things from a different perspective!
This easy yet stunning painting technique is a must do for your Autumn/Fall Tree crafts this year!
This clever children’s activity combines new materials – and adds something extra special!
mmmMMMM all the smells of Fall!! Beautiful sensory painting experience!
Inspired by a Bible verse, this beautiful painting includes a free printable template to help you get started!
Fantastic Free Process Art Activity! The kids LOVED this!
Painting outdoors allows for a certain creative freedom… This looks like so much fun!
WOW! Look at this fantastic painting technique – simplified step by step instructions!
Painting doesn’t have to mean painting with brushes – or painting on paper for that matter!! Fun!!!
A beautiful nature inspired painting idea! What’s better than making art with all your nature walk finds?!
Want to make a friend and a masterpiece? Cooperative art activities for kids are perfect for getting little ones to work together!!
Finding the basic shapes and colors within complex works of art can simplify them for reproduction by even the youngest of artists…
Now THIS looks like fun! What a great idea for a painting activity. I know someone who is going to love this!
Art is much more about the process than the end result! We Agree! We Agree!! This looks like FUN FUN FUN!
WOW! This painting technique looks like fun fun fun!!
A fantastic painting and sensory activity in one!
Add some nature exploration to a painting project – combining botany and arts and crafts!!!!
Who knew that forks could be so interesting!! – And Cute!!
It is always a great idea to explore the outdoors, gather up things found in nature and use them for art! These are beautiful!
What is BIG art you say? It’s that kind of art that uses the jumbo-sized paper, where you have to use your whole body to reach the whole thing it. Stretching, moving around, reaching to the other side. It’s a more active kind of painting…
A great Kids activity combining both stamping – printing – and tape resist painting techniques – which always makes such beautiful art!
This NEW bath paint recipe is FANTASTIC! Completely washable and made using REAL paint!
Watching the colors spread is mesmerizing! Try this Magic Art Technique! With free butterfly and dragonfly template printables!
Make sure you get those little paws dirty! A fun process art activity your children will love!
This is a fantastic painting – and moving – and listening – painting activity! And the best part – there is no mess to clean up!
What a fantastic – and beautiful painting activity. So easy to set up and the results are lovely!
Build a painting? That’s right – build your blocks and then paint! Great idea!
This beautiful butterfly painting craft is so much fun and simple enough for the youngest of toddlers.
The ‘magic’ takes place when this recipe is placed into a microwave and puffs up in seconds to create beautiful 3D art work, easy recipe and great fun!
Pointillism is a technique of painting in which small, distinct dots of color are applied in patterns to form an image, beautiful to teach children to do – and it really does make the most pretty flowers…
LARGE format art is a great Kids activity as they physically need to be involved in the art – it gets them moving! This sidewalk wheels painting looks like BIG fun!
Do you want to build a snowman? This is so much more than a painting activity! Kids will love this sensory experience – and you only need 2 ingredients!
This rolling art activity produced unexpected results – and there was absolute silence in the room as the concentration levels were high!!
This rolling – painting activity looks like fun, I wonder if it goes pop pop pop as you paint?
“By changing where you place the canvas, the size of the canvas, or the shape of the canvas, painting becomes a brand new adventure and engages young brains and imaginations in a completely different way. “
Under the table painting… just like Michelangelo painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel!
This fantastic idea allows Children to work together – passing the paintbrush around – and creating something beautiful in the process!
Wow this looks like fun – painting while playing – does not get much better than this!
“As the paint is squished the caps create cool patterns in the paint!”
This painting technique inspired by science creates amazing results!
Here are More painting ideas and techniques that are sure to inspire any budding artist!!
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