Make a line, erase it, make a line, erase it. This gif is so joyful and charming, just like the all of the goodies we have to share with you this week.
Source: Gal Shir
Ten artsy-creative things worth sharing this week.
I’ll start us off with a couple holiday-inspired projects from TinkerLab…
- Encourage drawing skills in this open-ended still life art project to make Candy Cane Drawings with preschool children. Candy cane eating not included 🙂 (photo above)
- Do you have a slime fan in your home? Try Cozy Christmas Slime Recipe and Sparkly New Years Slime.
- As you know, I’m a huge fan of process art, and my friend Deborah at Teach Preschool is talking about What is process art and why does it matter? On the topic, she’s hosting a January online conference on process art that you’ll want to know about. I’ll be one of the guest speakers and would love to see you there.
- This rustic wrapped present 5-minute DIY from Ananda at A Piece of Rainbow would be easy to do with kids, while also encouraging resourcefulness and a connection to nature. Plus, they’re so pretty!
- For a fun and easy last minute wrapping paper project for littles, make wrapping paper with cookie cutter paint prints from our friends at RedTedArt.
- Anne, my go-to STEAM colleague at Left Brain Craft Brain, shares a Christmas spin on building gum drop sculptures with her STEAM Gumdrop Sculpture Christmas Trees. Easy, seasonal, and fun for kids ages 3 and up.
- Kick-start your creative new year with 31 all-new daily art prompts in the free TinkerLab January Art Challenge.
- 30+ New Years Activities to do with kids, including countdowns, party hats, noisemakers, scavenger hunts, art projects, goal setting, reflection on the past year, and more.
- In that spirit, this New Year’s Eve Time Capsule with printable questionnaire is great.
- If you’d like to get cozy cooking with the kids in the kitchen this winter, try this fun Creative Cooking Challenge from Make and Takes.
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p.s. Have you been inspired by anything this week? Tell us about it in the comments and we may share it next week.