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Art Lessons and Websites for Kids

Art Lessons and Websites for Kids

The world of art includes a lot, from painting and drawing to acting and even singing and writing songs. You can learn a lot from making art, and it can be a lot of fun to create something new. You might even be able to make a nice gift for someone you care about! Look around online to find out more about art and some projects that you can do.

National Gallery of Art

Read about some of the most interesting art at the National Gallery of Art, which is in Washington, D.C. You can also make your own art online in a variety of styles.

Art Resource Collaborative for Kids

Learn about some places online where you can find creative projects to do.

Jump Start Art Resources

Jump Start has art activities for children in all grade levels. From drawing and craft activities to worksheets and lesson plans for teachers, this site is a great resource for students and teachers alike.

KinderArt

KinderArt offers a whole bunch of lesson plans and activity ideas for kids.

Art and Music

This page has links to games, articles, and videos for children to learn more about art and art history.

Incredible Art

Play fun games about art and learn more about famous artists and their work with these activities.

Crayola Art Creation

Crayola has a whole bunch of art-centered lesson plans, activity pages, and news on art.

Metropolitan Museum of Art

This site has information about the many art exhibits at this famous museum.

Art Teaching Ideas

These lesson plans for teachers include classroom materials and activities for students learning about 2-D and 3-D art.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Student Activities

The activities on this site can help add to what they learn by visiting art museums and taking art classes. There are also interactive activities and opportunities for students to submit their own artwork.

Artist's Toolkit

This is an interactive page that allows students to explore the tools artists use to create masterpieces.

SFMOMA Family Activities

San Francisco's Museum of Modern Art offers a resource for children and their families to explore the world of art together.

Museum of Web Art

Enter this site to look at and interact with some neat art!

Albright Knox

On this page, you can play educational games with a tour guide named Artie.

Kids Art Institute Chicago

Curious Corner is a place where you can hear stories, play matching games, and discover art forms like Cornell boxes, portraits, and mask-making.

Tate Kids: Spin Art

Create your own spin art with this cool online game.

History of Art for Kids

An encyclopedia for children that documents the history of art based on expert research.

Art Projects for Kids

This page has art project ideas, drawing lessons, and sewing patterns. Galleries of work are also included for children to explore.

Captain Underpants Printable Pandemonium

Print out some coloring sheets featuring this loved children's book character, learn how to draw some of the characters, and teach yourself to make a paper airplane here.

How to Draw

On this site, you can learn to draw all sorts of fun things, from a kitten to Olaf from Frozen!

Activity Village

Find quick and easy crafts for kids of all ages and grade levels! Search for crafts by holiday, season, topic, or type.

Project for Kids: Clay Sea Sculptures

Make your own world under the sea by creating sea creatures out of clay.

Artsonia

This site is a culmination of works of art created by students from around the world. Children can make their own galleries and share their work with everyone.

Color With Leo

Play fun and educational art-themed games with Leo, the animated artist! Choose from an array of art projects to hone your artistic abilities.

Nick Jr. Art Games

Paint, draw, scribble and play on this interactive art website for children.

How to Draw Characters From Children's Books

The Guardian offers lessons from artists about how to draw some of the characters they've created.

NASA Coloring Book

Color in pictures about exploring outer space, either online or by printing them out and using markers or crayons.

Visual Art History

Uncover the history of art with educational videos.

PBS Berenstain Bears Art

Practice your art skills with the help of the Berenstain Bears! Finish the picture, complete a coloring page, or learn to draw a picture on your own with Papa, Mama, Brother, and Sister Bear.

Art Attack Painting Studio

Create your own paintings online with this fun game!

U.K. Children's Fine Art Exhibition

On this site, you can upload pictures of art that you've created for other people to see.

Art History for Kids

Learn about the history of art here, including different styles of art and famous artists.

Indoor Activities for Kids

Is it a rainy day? You don't have to go outside to have fun! Pick from a variety of art projects you can create.

Highlights Art Activities

Check out some fun activities from Highlights magazine that let you build works of art online.

Children's Art Center

This page has a variety of fun online games about art.

PaintGo

Paint, draw, and color with this educational art game for children in elementary school.

Getty Art Games

Explore famous works of art through this educational gaming platform.

Sesame Street Art

Create works of art and download free coloring pages from your friends on Sesame Street.

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