Painting Ideas Kids
This is a list of top painting tips for children
This collection of painting ideas for kids will inspire fun and creativity! These ideas are suitable for all ages. You can find holiday projects and art for seasonal holidays. You can be sure your children will love these ideas.
Below you will find acrylic and watercolor painting projects that use fun and unique techniques kids will love to explore and create with. We have tried painting with q-tips, cotton balls, and forks, tried different types of easy watercolor techniques and they have all been a lot of fun to experiment with!
Art Ideas for Kids: Creative Painting Ideas
You will find many great painting ideas here. I have separated the projects into seasons and holidays. These are painting ideas you can make at any hour of the day!
It’s a great painting activity. It was so much fun the children wanted to go back twice. It’s a great idea for kids to learn how Van Gogh painted with forks.
Learn about Jackson Pollock and Action Art with this fun Pollock-inspired splatter painting for kids! With this easy technique, you can create four-season tree art.
Pointillism is a great art project for children of all ages. For colorful, original art that is inspired by Georges Seurat, try qtip painting. It’s fun for kids to make their own masterpieces.
These five watercolor techniques are my favorites and can be used by kids of any age. Preschoolers even have the option to try these 5 methods. They’re easy to do and create beautiful, unique results.
These beginner watercolor supplies will provide kids with everything they need to get started creating amazing watercolor paintings! Get all the information you need about watercolors.
This Monet water lilies art project for kids is a great way for kids to learn easy watercolor painting techniques and explore oil pastels.
Spring Painting Projects
Here are some painting tips that will make spring beautiful! There are lots of flower painting ideas, spring landscapes, and more.
The beautiful pink blooms of cherry blossom trees are the best way to celebrate spring! Children of all ages will enjoy using cotton balls as paintbrushes.
Bright bold colors give this watercolor flower painting the wow factor! It is unique and beautiful! I like the way the center and petals are each painted in different colors.
Bright green leaves on trees, light blue skies, and colorful wildflowers all come together to make this gorgeous spring trees painting! The texture of the q-tips in bundled form is wonderful and makes this an easy art project.
A field of Tulip Q-tip Painting is an excellent art project that kids can create. You will be able to see the vibrant colors of the endless fields full of tulips if you’ve been to a tulip festival.
Beautiful watercolor butterflies are created using oil pastels combined with watercolors. This art is stunning and easy to make with watercolors.
Easy watercolor flowers make a great art project that kids can enjoy. A great project for beginners in watercolor. Includes a free printable template.
Easter Art For Children
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Enjoy these Easter painting inspirations! There are adorable bunny paintings using different techniques and creative easter egg art projects.
We took scrape painting process art and turned it into super fun (and messy!) It’s perfect for spring and Easter with this adorable bunny artwork. It was fun to see the patterns that the paint made when we scraped our paper, each one turned out different.
The Easter egg rocks are so simple to make, and make a great project for children! These rocks would be beautiful in your Easter decorations, or even outside for a non-candy Easter egg hunt.
These adorable painted Easter bunny rocks are cute! A perfect Easter or spring craft that kids will love to make. This craft requires only a few items.
The beautiful colors of spring that were used to create this Easter egg art are just amazing! The fun and easy watercolor resist method was created using stickers.
This bunny is beautiful from an angle, looking up at colorful eggs. Multimedia art that kids will love. They can paint the bunny with acrylics or draw using sharpies.
A fun q-tip Easter egg painting idea! It’s a fun project for all ages. Kids will enjoy coloring in the patterns using their tips. Free printable template included.
Summer Painting Projects For Kids
You can find great summer painting options, such as rock painting, qtip-painting, watercolors, etc., by taking a look at the images below. Pick a few projects and have a great summer!
These watermelon-painted rocks are just adorable! The watermelon-painted rocks can easily be made by children on their own. They make great crafts for any summer event, whether it’s at home, camp, or even your summer birthday.
This dragonfly craft is a great example of q-tip paint. Q-tips are a relaxing and easy way to create art. It’s also great for fine motor skills.
Fun and colorful palm tree fork paintings are great for children to create! This is a great project to do with older children and teens. It uses an original painting method.
This ice cream-painted rock activity is a great and simple art project for children! Children will enjoy creating and painting their cute ice cream characters.
This tutorial on rose painting is perfect for teens and young tweens! Kids will learn how to create swirly roses using simple brushstrokes and shapes.
Fun to create this vibrant tropical flamingo flamingo-scrape painting! Children love scrape painting.
Fall Painting for Kids
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All the wonderful colors of fall are here to help you celebrate! Here are some fun ideas for autumn painting that kids will enjoy.
I love fall and all of the gorgeous colors that come with the season and this autumn tree painting with cotton balls is a wonderful fall craft that kids of all ages will enjoy. Children can paint the leaves with cotton balls because they have a fluffy texture.
Get inspired by the stunning colors of autumn with this fun fall leaf painting for kids. With acrylic paints, children will discover how to combine colors.
I was thrilled with the results of this fall leaf painting challenge! This project features beautiful autumn colors and watercolors.
The leaf printing on rocks project is a great fall craft idea that children will enjoy. For an added touch, we painted our rocks in fall colors. We also edged the rocks with gold.
The fall tree painting art project for children will be a lot of fun using the bundled Q-tips. The printable template is available for download, making it a great fall craft idea that kids can do at home.
This fun art activity is great for kids younger than 5 years old. We decided to turn our cookie-cutter prints into fall placemats and they turned out great!
Halloween Painting for Kids
Kids of all ages can have fun with Halloween paint. Try pumpkin spin painting or a spooky bat art project.
It’s a great activity to do with kids: pumpkin spin painting! Easy and great for Halloween, this pumpkin spin painting is perfect for all ages.
Fun and scary Halloween silhouette art for children! Each painting will have a unique look thanks to the creative touches of each child.
To make this spooky and creepy Halloween art project, you will need a full Moon, scary Halloween sky, and flying Bats. The bats jut out of this painting giving it 3D dimension is something I love.
This spider web project is easy to create by kids using a watercolor resist technique. It’s a fantastic Halloween painting idea.
I loved watching my little girl make her ghosts with the simple watercolor resist technique. The bright colors made for an easy, but not scary Halloween painting.
Use this neon spray paint banner to elevate your Halloween decor! The project is easy to do and kids will love it.
Christmas Art Projects For Kids
You will find so many great Christmas painting options that kids lovemaking! Paint a Multimedia Christmas Tree or make stunning watercolor Christmas Cards.
Easy watercolor Christmas cards for kids are fun to make. You have three options with the free templates.
Fun Christmas tree painting! Children will have a lot of fun creating and exploring art with this project.
These clay pot Christmas tree ornaments are so cute and fun for kids to make! You can create them easily with kids of any age.
These beautiful fork-painted Christmas cards are easy to make with just a handful of supplies. This is a great craft idea for Christmas and handmade cards!
With these fun, easy-to-learn watercolor techniques, kids can learn to make a watercolor Christmas Tree. This is a wonderful project for Christmas art.
The reindeer-painted rocks look adorable and are very easy to make. They make a wonderful Christmas craft that kids of all ages will enjoy creating.
Painting Ideas Kids