Exploring Oil Pastels

Exploring Oil Pastels

This project is very open-ended and gives kids the opportunity to explore their artistic and creative sides.  The introduction of a new artistic instrument inspires kids to put their imaginations on paper!

Ages:
3 - 7
Est. Time:
<45 mins

How we did it:

Materials List

  1. paper
  2. oil pastels
  3. paper clips
  1. Teach the kids a few basic drawing techniques.  Such techniques include blending colors, scratching with paper clips, and adding white pastels on top of their colors.   

  2. Give the kids the materials and let them explore the new instrument!