The Color Wheel (including a Science experiment)

"These crafts projects use materials found around the house, like egg cartons, cardboard, paper, boxes, string, crayons, paint, glue, etc. See a page about color mixing to see how to combine paint to make all the colors of the rainbow."

"Arts and crafts for kids are fun for children and the young-at-heart! These art & craft activities cover a wide range of subjects for young artists, future artisnal book makers, potential puppeteers, and more. These aren't just arts and crafts for kids; they're fun for the whole family too! Our selection of art projects for kids, DIY activities, and decoration ideas also provide excellent inspiration for craft ideas for kids. Try some of these activities with your children, and have fun with crafts for kids to make."

Over 500 great ideas from "The Artful Parent".

Crafts for Kids

"Discover dozens of creative arts and crafts ideas you can with your kids, including homemade gifts, holiday ornaments, home decorations, and more. You’ll find arts and crafts projects using paint, paper, clay, natural objects, and other materials.

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Learn about tints and shades, focal point, great artists, art movements, color temperature and more!

Facts about famous artists.


5/21/13:  Special addition from Erin Anthony for the 4th through 6th grades -  "The 4-6th grade kids will be learning about Renaissance Art. As a follow up for kids to watch at home, I found this great animated Da Vinci biography on youtube - for kids!" . Also the "DrAsparagusSpear" channel itself has many great educational videos:

Great interactive buffalo hide activity (Great Plains Indians).

General info about buffalo hide painting.

Info about cave paintings.

Origami Instructions

"Spreading joy, one fold at a time".


How to draw Anime, step by step.