80 Cool watercolor DIY projects

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  1. Watercolor Resist Painting

    Watercolor Resist Painting

    Inevitably, the afternoon lull arrives. It usually comes around the time my son would nap when he was younger. But since "big boys" clearly can't...

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  2. Audubon Birds

    Audubon Birds

    It can be Spring all year when creating this craft! For 3-5 year old kids they can focus on birds from the artwork of John...

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  3. Know My Shapes

    Know My Shapes

    Because of all of the easily recognized colors, shapes and lines, this craft connects quickly with them and their shorter attention span. It is immediate...

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  4. How to Make a Color Wheel Gecko

    How to Make a Color Wheel Gecko

    For this project your little ones make a color wheel that becomes the basis for a fun interactive painting. With a turn of the wheel......

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  5. Yikes! Stripes!

    Yikes! Stripes!

    Lines are all around us. Take a look at a few books with your kids to find stripes. Simply put for them, stripes are lines...

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  6. Crayons & Watercolor

    Crayons & Watercolor

    Who can resist wax resist? With just crayons and watercolors, you can explore color mixing, find hidden surprises, and learn about wax resisting water.

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  7. Monster & Creature Straw Paintings

    Monster & Creature Straw Paintings

    Oh, we love to blow paint! This time we were interested to see what sort of creatures we would come up with....

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  8. Tie Dye with Liquid Watercolor

    Tie Dye with Liquid Watercolor

    Tie dyeing is a fun way to give new life to a faded old t-shirt, a dingy bag, or mismatched socks, while exploring different color...

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  9. Watercolor Fish

    Watercolor Fish

    I love the way my daughter draws her fish. I had to capture it on one of her beautiful watercolor abstracts. They turned into the...

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  10. Watercolor Ocean Scene

    Watercolor Ocean Scene

    There is something magical about watercolor pencils. When my children use them they are anticipating the final step the entire time -- the step when...

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  11. Hanging Rainbow

    Hanging Rainbow

    Who doesn't love a rainbow? I guess it must be all the happy colors together in one place. For St Patrick's Day every year we...

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  12. Self Portrait

    Self Portrait

    This is one of the first projects my daughter did in kindergarten this year: a self-portrait. I was so impressed and touched by this beautiful...

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  13. Gratitude Box

    Gratitude Box

    In preparation for this Thanksgiving, I thought I would try a new project from Meri Cherry to share with my loved ones...

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  14. Fingerprint Clovers

    Fingerprint Clovers

    A quick & fun little activity to turn your little one's fingerprints into little clovers to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

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  15. Watercolor Fish Feet

    Watercolor Fish Feet

    These colorful fish are just as unique as snowflakes! They are created out of your little one's footprints & handprints and blended with watercolor...

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