Tag Archives: arts and crafts

HubPages CRAFTS GALLERY

I’ve mentioned before that I write articles on HubPages, and at times make and include tutorials for crafts.  Since some of these crafts would make great classroom art projects, I’ve set up a gallery for them. If you haven’t made … Continue reading

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RADIAL MOTIF DESIGNS

This is an exciting project for the students. Trace a circle shape on a piece of paper. The template included here will make a completed circle about eighteen inches in diameter. To make a smaller circle, trace a circle on … Continue reading

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STARTING A NEW SCHOOL YEAR 2016-2017

Kids & Glitter is this blog where all the art projects I used while volunteering as art teacher at Holy Trinity Elementary, can be found.  All are complete, with patterns and directions, and free for you to use. Since I … Continue reading

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FOIL ART ALA WILLIAM DANIELS

William Daniels is a young artist, born in 1976 in Brighton, England.  Daneils uses oil paints on wood to create his trompe l’oeil styled art. Before making his art, inspired by famous historical paintings, he constructs models of what he … Continue reading

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PERKY THE TURKEY

We want to start early decorating for Thanksgiving because as soon as Thanksgiving is over it means we can decorate for Christmas.  Here is a turkey project to get you in the Thanksgiving mood.  A wire coat hanger is the … Continue reading

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INDIAN PAPOOSE

Using a brown grocery bag and making “leather” for this project is the first step when making this American Indian papoose.  The third graders in our school study the American Indians, so I thought this would be a fun project … Continue reading

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Dragonflies

I find dragonflies interesting insects.   I just completed a new dragonfly craft using popsicle sticks and tinsel chenille strips that I have published on Squidoo.   While I was preparing this dragonfly craft project, I found some great dragonfly projects … Continue reading

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FOURTH OF JULY

Every kid, young and old, loves watching   fireworks on the Fourth of July. Great memories are made while the  family enjoys the brilliant, colorful explosions of light.  And the noise!    We do this piece of art on black construction paper, color the display with oil … Continue reading

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