Hannah's Art Club

creative art projects for kindergarten and beyond

Clay Flower Bowls (June 2014)

This simple project uses air-dry clay and requires no glazes or firing. It was devised for my group of three and four year olds, but I’m sure older children would … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

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

2d to 3d: Shape Sculpture from Paper (June 2014)

Today my three and four year old artists learned a new word – three dimensional! We talked about what a sculpture is – a work of art that is not … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rock Pools: Mixed Media & Salt Dough (February 2014)

One of the children’s favourite stories at the moment is Julia Donaldson’s Sharing a Shell, and they love the lively, colourful and sparkly illustrations by Lydia Monks (below). Over two sessions, my three … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Curled Paper Valentine Hearts (February 2014)

For Valentines Day my pre-schoolers created beautiful sculptural hearts using curled paper in multi-colours. I prepared for the session by cutting out heart shapes from heavy cardboard. I also cut … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

Recycled Robots (January 2014)

This project for three and four year olds was all about recycling old cardboard packaging, plastic lids, toilet roll tubes and textured card scraps! After months of collecting all sorts … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · 2 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