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Kids Get Arty: Textile Art for Kids with Janet Bolton

| January 22, 2014 | 3 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Textile Art for Kids with Janet Bolton

Welcome back to Kids Get Arty! I can’t believe we only do ONE Art project every two months and yet the time whizzes by and it is time to do and share our next Great Artist art project with you. This month we are looking at Textile Art and a British Artists called Janet Bolton. […]

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Kids Get Arty: Titian for Kids – Pigment Making

| November 20, 2013 | 5 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Titian for Kids – Pigment Making

Yes, it is time to get ARTY again. We do get crafty regularly, as you know. And we have lots of open ended arty sessions – usually dictated by the kids – you can read more about them in my Daily Creativity section. Easy to set up, self direct projects.  Both of these activities form […]

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Kids Get Arty: Joan Miró Sculptures

| September 18, 2013 | 5 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Joan Miró Sculptures

Welcome back to our bi monthly Kids Get Arty project! This month we looked at Joan Miró and in particularly Joan Miró’s sculptures. It was inspired by a visit to The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, who had a small Joan Miró sculpture that the kids and I adored. Unfortunately, I was not allowed to take a photo of it […]

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30 Art Projects for Kids – Exploring the Great Artists

| September 3, 2013 | 11 Comments
30 Art Projects for Kids – Exploring the Great Artists

We have been running a Kids Get Arty challenge now for well over a year. Every couple of months, we challenge you to look at a real artist with your child, discuss their work and then be inspired by their technique or inspiration to create your Art Projects for Kids. It has been a wonderful […]

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Kids Get Arty: Lichtenstein for Kids

| July 17, 2013 | 2 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Lichtenstein for Kids

Welcome back to our bi- monthly Kids Get Arty project! Every two months, we explore a Great Artists – today we have Lichtenstein – in a child friendly manner. We looked at Lichtensteins artwork and then had a go in “the style of”.. remember, it isn’t about copying the artwork, but exploring the technique and […]

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London Galleries with Kids

| July 6, 2013 | 13 Comments
London Galleries with Kids

I have been meaning to write about our Gallery visits for AGES now and keep procrastinating about other things, especially since, I just want to write about “the experience” and how you can have “good gallery days” and “bad gallery days” when out and about with children. I think it is really important to not […]

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25 Great Artists for Toddlers

| May 23, 2013 | 16 Comments
25 Great Artists for Toddlers

Today, I share 25 fantastic Art Projects for Toddlers. We have been looking at “Kids Get Arty” for over a year now on Red Ted Art and every two months I have ADORED seeing everyone’s chosen artists and relating art projects! To “celebrate” a whole year’s worth of great artists projects, I am collating our […]

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Kids Get Arty: Paul Klee for Kids

| May 15, 2013 | 12 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Paul Klee for Kids

Well, this Kids Get Arty project, was driven by Red Ted’s homework – he was “doing” Paul Klee at school, which came in rather handy for our Kids Get Arty session. I love Paul Klee myself (his Red and White Domes where one of the first “Art posters” I owned as a Teenager),  I thought that […]

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Kids Get Arty: Karel Appel

| March 13, 2013 | 14 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Karel Appel

Welcome back to another Kids Get Arty post -a bi monthly challenge all about exploring real artists, discussing and then having a “go” in the style of that artists! You can find more information on the Kids Get Arty page – including all our previous art projects for kids, which include Andy Warhol, Andy Goldsworthy, David Hockney, […]

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Kids Get Arty: Andy Warhol Art

| January 16, 2013 | 14 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Andy Warhol Art

Hooray, it is time for Kids Get Arty again – the bi monthly challenge to get you exploring Great Artists and their art with your children (read more about it and see our previous projects HERE). Please only link up ART PROJECTS today. Crafts will be back next week! This month we are looking at Andy Warhol Art. […]

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The ABC of Art with Kids

| January 6, 2013 | 20 Comments
The ABC of Art with Kids

I love art. Always have and always will. Now having children, I find they are an ideal opportunity to revisit art, go back to basics and learn with them.             A – Art Galleries – If Art is something that you are interested in and that you would like to […]

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Kids Get Arty: Andy Goldsworthy

| November 14, 2012 | 24 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Andy Goldsworthy

Welcome back to Kids Get Arty – our bi-monthly challenge, where we pick and artist, discuss his work and then have a go at something inspired by that artist. This is the 4th challenge. And this time we decided to take a look at British artist, Andy Goldsworthy. Mainly because it is Autumn and I […]

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Kids Get Arty – Exploring Street Art & Banksy

| September 12, 2012 | 34 Comments
Kids Get Arty – Exploring Street Art & Banksy

Welcome back to Kids Get Arty – where every 2 months, we explore an artists, learn about what they do and have a go ourselves. Here we are looking at the British contemporary street artists, Banksy. Now I know that this is a little controversial. Afterall, street art (and graffiti) is illegal and often associated […]

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Kids Get Arty – Exploring David Hockney & Photo Montage

| July 18, 2012 | 27 Comments
Kids Get Arty – Exploring David Hockney & Photo Montage

Well… where did the last two months go?! Already it is Kids Get Arty time – our chance to explore an artists: looking at what the artist made and how the artists worked. Then have a go ourselves! For this Kids Get Arty session, we decided on David Hockney - hailed as one of the most influential British […]

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