Hannah's Art Club

creative art projects for kindergarten and beyond

Easter Tree (Osterbaum): Mixed Media (March 2015)

In Austria and Germany, the ‘Osterbaum’ is an Easter tradition, seen in homes, gardens and even in shop windows during the springtime. In our kindergarten at this time of year … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

WILD! flowers: Paper Collage (March 2015)

This was a really fun project for children aged between three and eight. I simply provided the children with scissors, glue and lots of brightly coloured materials – including muffin … Continue reading

March 8, 2015 · 3 Comments

Snowy Owls: Textured Wallpaper Collage (February 2015)

This is a tried and tested project for small children – it’s perfect for three and four year olds. For a slightly different version of the project, please view my earlier … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Embossed Clay Valentine Hearts (February 2015)

For Valentines Day, my three and four year olds created Valentine hearts from air-drying clay, each decorated with embossed patterns. To begin with, I helped each child stamp the word ‘LOVE’ … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Embossed Foil Hearts with Sgraffito Frames (February 2015)

This is a lovely project for Valentines Day that combines two fun techniques – embossed foil and oil pastel ‘sgraffito’ (Italian: scratched) – to create decorative hearts. The children (aged … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Bedtime Self Portraits with Repeating Patterns (January 2015)

This two-session project was devised for my older group, who are aged between four and eight. Several techniques were used in the making of the final artwork, and the children learned about … Continue reading

February 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

Teddy Bears in Jumpers (January 2015)

Shape printing is one of my favourite art techniques for young children – whereby a range of everyday objects and containers, such as plastic pots, wine corks, matchboxes, ‘Smarties’ and … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · 3 Comments