Our first project were these crazy owls Meg posted a while back on her blog. It’s a super easy project as far as the little supplies needed, but the project is a little tricky…but just the right amount of challenge and fun in my opinion. My kids loved this. Really loved.
You start with a Sharpie and a 12×18 piece of white construction paper. The idea is to draw your owl with a continuous line, never picking up your marker. Meg has a video on her post showing how to draw the owl.
This is Sophia’s before she had much colored. She’s six and I think she did a great job. She would not let me help her at all, my independent artist.
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I made some wall space for our projects this week to make it more festive. Art Week has been so fun so far–today we’re painting airplanes on canvas. For us, though, things like this can’t take a huge amount of time. Right now with our stage of life, something like this is a far better option than actually sending my kids to an art camp or something. We will just take an hour or so after breakfast to work on a project and then they will finish it later in the afternoon when Vera is sleeping. If I keep all the supplies out for the week, it makes it more accessible to create.
One more owl shot.
Have you made any fun summer art? I highly recommend crazy owls.