Category Archives: Kids Art Projects

Art and its Importance in Occupational Development

Occupational Development

Art has many important functions in the lives of us all. Particularly with children art can be used as therapy – both emotional and occupational. Children develop different fine motor skills which are age and progress specific, and art can help you as the parent or teacher to gauge where a child’s development is in […]

Art project: Paul Klee

Art Project Paul Klee  Oil Pastels on a blackboard History Lesson: Paul Klee (1879 – 1940) was a German artist. He and his colleague, Russian painter Wassily Bauhaus school of art, design and architecture. His works reflect his dry humor and his sometimes childlike perspective, his personal moods and beliefs, and his musicality. You will need: […]

Art project: Keith Haring

Art Project Keith Haring Acrylic Paint on Canvas History Lesson: Keith Haring (1958 – 1990) was an American artist whose pop art and graffiti-like work grew out of the New York City street culture of the 1980s. Haring’s work grew to iconic popularity from his exuberant spontaneous drawings in New York City You will need: A3 […]

Art Project: Charlotte Gastaut

Art Project Charlotte Gastaut Oil Pastel Illustration History Lesson: Charlotte Gastaut is a French illustration artist. She has contributed to numerous women’s magazines and has written and illustrated many books for children. She creates beautiful dreamscapes with stylized characters and designs. You will need: A2 White paper Pencil Oil Pastels Acrylic Paint Process:  Look at Charlotte […]