Not only can easy art projects keep kids busy, they are a great way to express emotions and de-stress! These art projects are really easy to do, and a fun activity to do while you’re stuck at home.
You can use these easy art projects as classroom demonstrations to connect with your students via Zoom, or if you’re a parent, you can use these to have some art fun at home together. These all use basic and simple materials that you can find in your home or in nature.
Easy Art Projects with Common Household Items
Your kids will love this creative way to paint when they do this Pipe Cleaner Flower Stamping Preschool Art activity.
Use leftover sponges to make this Watermelon Sponge Painting.
This Big Bug Art for Creative Kids is perfect for multiple kids to do together.
This Easy Butterfly Craft Ring is perfect for pretend play or sing along songs!
This Fork Painted Fish Craft would be perfect for a fish theme or a fun art craft for kids.
This Painting on Textures Sensory Art and a New Book is the perfect sensory art activity for kids.
This Silly Monster Craft Collage Art is perfect for a monster theme or a fun art project for your kids.
Your kids will love making their own jewelry with this Upcycled Necklace Craft for Kids.
Learn about tropical fish and create fun art with this Potato Masher Fish Craft.
Use fresh flowers to make this beautiful Spring Flower Butterfly Craft.
Forget paintbrushes and use Q-Tips with this Q Craft and Q-Tip Painting activity.
You only need a few materials to make these Art Projects Using Only Watercolors and a Marker.
Explore different paint brushes with this Paint with Pom Poms craft.
Collect leaves to make these adorable Leaf People Fall Craft.
Make a fun Fall Nature Collage Invitation to Create using items from your backyard.
Easy Art Projects with Items Easy to Find at a Store
Take your learning outside with this Chalk Counting Garden.
Make beautiful spring flowers with this Pom Pom Painted Flowers for Kids art activity.
Take advantage of those back to school supplies with this Easy Abstract Watercolor Art Project.
Use up leftover yarn with this fun Yarn Stamp Art process art.
Create a beautiful Seashell Painting Art for Kids with your leftover shells.
Explore the five senses with this Scratch and Sniff Five Senses Art for Kids.
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Need even more ideas for quick, low-prep activities to do at home? Try this…
In this free printable we’ve provided a collection of activities that are designed to be low-prep and can be done anytime of year.
We hope you find them helpful whether you’re planning for school closures or just looking for some easy go-to activities to do with your preschoolers!