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Websites for young artists...

 

Tate Kids

Tate Kids offers a range of exciting tasks for children for art to do including finding out about artists, making, examining skills and games and quizzes.

 

 National Gallery of Art: NGAkids

The National Gallery offer a range of interactive opportunities. These present an entertaining and informative introduction to art and art history. There are a range of art-making tools that encourage exploration and creativity. These computer based activities are suitable for all ages

 

Action for Children

This site provides some ideas for activities with your children and can be adapted for most years. They are lots of fun to do and they'll also help with children's development.

 

The Artful Parent

The Artful Parent is organised by Jean Van’t Hul from Western North Carolina, USA. The website share ideas, information, and inspiration for children’s art and creativity, seasonal crafts, and family fun.

 

Babble Dabble Do

A range of art ideas that can be done at home and school. Connects the arts and sciences through hands-on exploration with creative projects. Project ideas all include step-by-step directions with pictures, many also include videos.

 

Nrich

This is a useful website for enjoyable art and maths tasks. It could link to using various skills including drawing, painting, collage and software packages and it will enable you to explore the visual elements such as: line, colour, shape, form etc.

 

Star Weaving

Try out this star weaving. You could paint or collage the circular card first.

 

Red Ted Art

A resource for parents, home schoolers, and classroom teachers to find ways to inspire creativity and self-confidence in their children while promoting learning and fun. This website provides some art and craft ideas to inspire an interest in gardens and the outside world for children. There are four tutorials of easy family crafts to do with children that require very little materials, time or expertise to create successfully. Activities include making a child’s apron, leaf creatures, flower bunting or plastic bottle plant pots.

 

Buggy and Buddy

A resource for parents, home schoolers, and classroom teachers to find ways to inspire creativity and self-confidence in their children while promoting learning and fun.

 

National Garden Scheme

This website provides some art and craft ideas to inspire an interest in gardens and the outside world for children. There are four tutorials of easy family crafts to do with children that require very little materials, time or expertise to create successfully. Activities include making a child’s apron, leaf creatures, flower bunting or plastic bottle plant pots.

 

Art and Design KS1 and KS2 BBC Bitesize

BBC Bitesize Art and Design – an array of ideas and videos to support Art and Design.

 

KS1 and KS2 Oak National Academy

Art lessons are part of the offer from Oak National Academy.

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