Self-portraits are some of my favorite art projects to do with kids. They make wonderful keepsakes, and there are many benefits to doing self-portrait art projects with children. One of the key benefits is that it is a great way for kids to make observations about facial structure and features. Children can also compare similarities and differences with their peers and discuss how everyone is unique in their own special way. Self-portrait art projects are a wonderful way to allow children to dive into art exploration. This collection of creative self-portrait art project ideas involves self-portraits created in many different ways such as paintings, sculptures, drawings, loose parts collections and more.
Creative Self-Portrait Art Project Ideas for Kids
These Kindergarten Self-Portraits allow children to create an image of themselves with various pieces of construction paper, fabric, and more to showcase their own unique identities.
This All About Me Sensory Self-Portrait Activity allows children to use one of their favorite mediums, playdough, as well as fun items such as beads, features, and more to create a unique self-portrait of how they see themselves.
Children can see how their drawing and writing change over the year with this Self Portrait Drawing Journal. It is also a quick and easy way to capture a memory from the month.
Your kids are sure to have fun with this adorable Cereal Box Self-Portrait Craft for Kids. They can use recycled cereal boxes to create an image of how they envision themselves.
This adorable Nature Faces Self-Portrait Art is a great way to get your kids out and exploring nature while also being able to collect treasures to create a depiction of how they see themselves.
Kids are sure to love creating their self-portrait with this Self Portrait Creative Activity. They will get to use cork boards and many materials to create their image just the way they imagine themselves including their emotions.
This Face Sticky Easel Activity will allow kids to use fun materials such as beads, popsicle sticks, and more as well as glue to create a self-portrait on an easel.
This All About Me Self-Portrait Collage is an adorable way for children to create an image of how they see themselves as well as show a little bit about themselves. They can showcase images of their family, favorite things, and more.
Little pieces of colorful crepe paper are used with this Colourful Self Portraits activity for children to be able to make colorful paper mache self-portraits.
Your kids are sure to have so much fun creating their own image with this adorable Modern Art with Kids Lichtenstein Dot Art activity. They will have a blast using dot stickers to create a modern art style picture of themselves.
This Class Art Self Portraits for Preschool celebrates the diversity in the self-portraits in your classroom altogether to create a community of wonderful individuals.
This fun Face Art activity is fun for all ages and is a great way to learn the parts of the face and the corresponding vocabulary. Kids will have so much fun cutting out features from magazines to use for their portrait.
Your children are sure to have tons of fun creating this Self Portrait Large Scale Project. They will get to make a very large colored picture of the way they perceive their image.
Your kids are sure to love working with seashells for this fun Seashell Self-Portrait Art Project. If you live near an ocean, you could even make going out and gathering seashells part of the project.
This Paper Plate & Button Self Portrait Preschool Craft uses items that you probably already have around your home. Kids can use these items to glue on a face that looks just like them.
If you are looking for a self-portrait project for younger children, these Self Portraits for 3-5-Year-Olds should be the perfect fit. Little ones will enjoy getting messy while creating their portrait with this project.
You may already have everything you need to complete this project around your home. You kids are sure to enjoy creating their very own look-alike doll with this Paint Stick Dolls with Fabric Scraps and Yarn project.
This cute Kindergarten Self-Portraits as Artists project is sure to be a hit with your school-aged children. They will have fun making their own portrait and portraying themselves as artists.
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