When we are home we have a few to go art activities that we enjoy doing. But first, we always have an art cart with art supplies available at all time so they can create whenever they want! To see what's in our cart, check this post. For more activities, read on!
For regular art activities, one of our favorite supplies that I do not display in their art cart is liquid watercolor. It is not available at all times because it is very staining and therefore still a supervised activity. We use it many different ways:
- with pipettes on diffusing paper
- with pipettes on a vertical card-stock for a drip effect
- with spray bottles
- for paint resist with oil pastels
- with salt for a snow effect
- with permanent markers

DIY rubbing plates.
With a hot glue gun draw what you want on a piece of carboard then let your children rub a crayon on them! It is a very versatile activity as you can draw anything you want!

Color mixing and color matching.
You can do color mixing with tempera paint or liquid paint (use liquid watercolor paint or food coloring w
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