At Home Art Activities

Puff Paint

For this project, we are creating an ice cream cone – create whatever you want – mosaic design – animals – the possibilities are endless!

Materials: shaving cream, glue, food coloring, cardboard, popsicle stick
Optional: glitter, mixed media pieces
Directions:
1. Section out even amounts of shaving cream and glue – combine and stir
2. Mix in your favorite color of food coloring – stir
3. Use the popsicle stick to put the puff paint on the cardboard – create your design
4. Let dry for about 30 minutes

This morning we are having LOTS of fun with puff paint- check out this video for an AT HOME art activity- using all household materials. We are creating an ice cream cone- create whatever you want- animals, designs- the possibilities are endless! Materials: shaving cream, glue, food coloring, popsicle stick (or something to spread the paint) and cardboardOptions materials: glitter and mixed media bitsDirections1. Section out even amounts of glue and shaving cream in containers- combine and stir 2. Add your favorite color- stir3. Use the popsicle stock to transfer the puff paint to the cardboard – create your design 4. Let your masterpiece dry for 30 minutes

Posted by Hearst Center for the Arts on Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Play Dough

For this project we are making play dough using home art materials!

Materials: flour, coconut oil (can use an oil alternative), salt, water, food coloring (can use Kool-Aid to substitute)
Directions:
1.1/2 cup water in a bowl
2. Combine 1/2 cup of salt in bowl and mix well
3. Combine 2 tbs of coconut oil
4. Combine 1 cup of flour – mix well – with your hands!
5. Add drops of food coloring (depending on how strong you want the color) – fold together with your hands
6. To preserve, keep it in a small plastic bag and put in the fridge

This mornings At Home Art Activity is having fun making play dough- using all household materials!Materials: flour, coconut oil (can use an oil alternative), salt, water, food coloring (can use Kool-Aid to substitute) Directions:1.1/2 cup water in a bowl2. Combine 1/2 cup of salt in bowl and mix well3. Combine 2 tbs of coconut oil4. Combine 1 cup of flour – mix well – with your hands!5. Add drops of food coloring (depending on how strong you want the color) – fold together with your hands6. To preserve, keep it in a small plastic bag and put in the fridge

Posted by Hearst Center for the Arts on Wednesday, April 1, 2020