Watercolor Seasons

Watercolor Seasons

Celebrate the change in seasons with a watercolor or drawing. We love watercolors, so we will continue to experiment with these fun paints. You can also just draw with colored pencils, crayons, or markers. Just tap into your imagination. Getting started You’ll need:...
Create some fireworks this summer

Create some fireworks this summer

We can’t believe 4th of July is around the corner. Let’s make some colorful fireworks to get into the holiday spirit. First, let make fireworks with paint and paper tubes. We’ve shared this activity in past Messy Creations classes, and it’s...
Make a suncatcher

Make a suncatcher

Get creative this spring and summer capturing the warm glow of the sun with these artful window decorations. We’re using coffee filters for both of the ideas below. But you can create different effects based on the materials you use. Try watercolors and markers!...
Coffee filter flowers

Coffee filter flowers

Flowers bring out smiles. So let’s create a bouquet for your mom this Mother’s Day. You can also save this creative project for another special occasion. Getting started Materials: Coffee filter Pipe cleaner / chenille stick Beads Tape Markers, paints, crayons...
Mother’s Day craft ideas

Mother’s Day craft ideas

Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday, May 9. We have a few ideas for unique, creative gifts from our iArt archives. An adult may need to assist your little ones with some of these creative activities, so enlist someone who can keep mom’s gift a secret....
Doodle Drawing Game

Doodle Drawing Game

We’re sharing a fun game – similar to the draw-a-story game shared by Chandler artist Shachi Kale, whose artworks are featured in our Art of the Story exhibition. This one features doodles, which we hope will help you encourage your child(ren)’s...