Hannah's Art Club

creative art projects for kindergarten and beyond

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

Prickly Autumn Hedgehogs (November 2014)

This prickly hedgehog project combines a few painting techniques and is perfect for autumn when young children are learning about falling leaves and hedgehogs preparing to hibernate for the winter. I provided … Continue reading

January 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rainbow Monoprints (September 2013)

In the past I have used plastic sheeting or perspex plates for monoprinting, but this year I had new idea – to use opened-up laminating pouches instead! My old perspex … Continue reading

October 6, 2013 · 3 Comments

Fairy Tale Castles: Mixed Media Collage (June 2013)

This two week project was completed by my pre-school group who range between four and six years old. A few days before our class, two of the children asked me … Continue reading

July 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

Robotic Shape Prints: Two Ways (April 2013)

Shape-printing is a great project for very young children, especially those who are not yet drawing confidently, because the technique produces such immediate results and bold imagery, particularly when working … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · 5 Comments

Slippery Slipper Fish: Under the Sea Collage (Feb 2013)

This multi-layered, multi-textured, mixed media collage was completed by my group of three and four years olds over three sessions of forty five minutes each. Combining lots of techniques and … Continue reading

March 2, 2013 · 4 Comments