Father’s Day Watercolor Paintings

Last week we did a workshop for Father’s Day. The kids made watercolor paintings as a gift to their dads. And they were framed too! Each painting looked so unique but they were all special. A lot of the kids needed some extra instruction on how to wet the dried paint on the paper, spread it around and get rid of those splotchy white spots. So it ended up being a good lesson on watercolor painting! Continue reading “Father’s Day Watercolor Paintings”

Father’s Day Coasters

To keep up with the Father’s Day theme on my blog, I decided to include this really simple project that turned out so well when the kids made them last year. These coasters are a great Father’s Day gift because they’re not only handmade but they’re also useful!  Continue reading “Father’s Day Coasters”

Sidewalk Chalk Paint: Perfect Summer Activity!

With all this warm weather in the Bay Area lately, we’ve doing some art outside. I’ve used sidewalk chalk before but never tried sidewalk chalk paint. Until now. I wanted to post about this because it’s a great summer art project that’s easy to make, fun to do and easy to clean up. Continue reading “Sidewalk Chalk Paint: Perfect Summer Activity!”