Hannah's Art Club

creative art projects for kindergarten and beyond

Rangoli Thali for Diwali: Clay with Pulses and Pasta (October 2014)

This project was inspired by Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, which is celebrated over five days in October or November each year. During Diwali, special clay lamps called ‘diyas’ are … Continue reading

January 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

African Masks Again (March 2014)

I devised this project three years ago, and it was the subject of my first ever blog post (click here). The project was just as successful second time around, enjoyed this year … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · 3 Comments

Rangoli Decorations for Diwali (November 2013)

Diwali – the Festival of Lights – is a five day festival celebrated by Hindus in India and all around the world, which began this year on the third of … Continue reading

November 17, 2013 · 6 Comments

Great Waves: Inspired by Hokusai (June 2013)

This was a drawing project for 4-6 year olds, inspired by the 19th century Japanese master printmaker, Hokusai. His most iconic work is the woodblock print, Under the great wave … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · 16 Comments

Maasai Beaded Collars (May 2013)

This project for my 3 and 4 year old preschoolers was inspired by the tribal art of the Maasai tribe in East Africa. Maasai women adorn themselves with beautiful circular … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Aztec Rugs: Repeating Patterns (November 2012)

Aztec-style patterns are perfect for teaching children about shape sequences and repeating patterns. In this fun collaborative project, the children created their own individual strips of patterns and then arranged … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Paint like a Cave Man! (November 2012)

As well as looking at art from our modern age, I also try to introduce children to folk art and tribal art from around the world, as well as the … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · 7 Comments