Hannah's Art Club

creative art projects for kindergarten and beyond

Glorious Golden Klimt Collage (October 2014)

Gustav Klimt’s decadent ornamental paintings, with their jewel-like textures of pattern, shape and rich colour, are a wonderful source of inspiration for children’s art projects. I devised this project for children aged … Continue reading

October 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mermaids under the Sea: Oil Pastels and Watercolours (September 2014)

This is a spin-off from my recent project, Swimming Pool: Oil Pastel and Watercolour Resist, inspired by David Hockney (click here). The idea came from a conversation with my three year old … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

Swimming Pool: Oil Pastel and Watercolour Resist, inspired by David Hockney (September 2014)

This project was a lot of fun and the technique is extremely effective. The artists range between four and eight years old. We started the session by looking at an iconic … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

From nature, within nature: inspired by Goldsworthy (June 2014)

For this great summer art project, the children spent time gathering natural materials to create their own artworks, from nature, within nature. The children worked together with the rest of … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 4 Comments

Styro Sculpture with Colour (November 2013)

‘Styro Sculpture’ is a project I go back to again and again, because it is such a simple, fun and effective way to introduce young children to sculpture-making and the … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Going Dotty for the Spotty: Pre-school Installation Art! (October 2013)

This exciting session evolved from the previous week’s project, The Big Colour Mixing Challenge (click here for that post). I had asked my pre-schoolers to mix as many colours as … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · 6 Comments

The Big Colour Mixing Challenge! (October 2013)

This project for four to six year olds was all about colour-mixing. The challenge: How many different colours can you mix, using only the primary colours – red, yellow and blue? … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · 3 Comments