3 Awesome Art Ideas For the Whole Family [Sponsored by OMO]

Allowing children to express themselves creatively at a young age is a very important practice that all parents should put in place. By doing these types of artistic tasks together, you are not only creating a stronger bond between yourself and your child, but you are also opening their minds up to a world of wonder, discovery, and creative fun!

That being said, why not go ahead and test their creative prowess and put their eye for art to the test with some of these truly artistic exercises that are not only fun and interactive – but will create unforgettable memories to boot.

Create a Rainbow Bubble Wrap Tree

This fun and interactive activity is bound to be a whole lot of fun for everyone, allowing all involved to turn nature into a rainbow artwork, the likes of which your little ones have never seen before.

  • All you need is a colorful array of paints, five or so meters of bubble wrap (try to resist the urge to pop it all before you start wrapping), some art-ready clothes to wear, and a tree.
  • Start by wrapping the bubble wrap around your tree of choice.
  • Next, instruct your children to dip their hands into the paint of their choice, and then to apply their paint-covered appendage to the bubble wrap covered tree.

Squirt Gun Painting

This ‘arty’ activity will have your kids expressing their creative talents with materials straight out of the toy cupboard – water pistols.

  • All that you need is a bunch of different water-based inks in different colors, some water pistols (alternatively you could also use syringes), a large canvas or an A1 piece of paper hung up against something you don’t mind splattering with paint, and old clothes or swimming gear.
  • Once you have everything you need, the rest is simple!
  • Load up your weapons with ink, take aim and fire the contents of your ‘pistol paintbrush’ at your canvas.

A Creative Crayon Melting Pot

Create a colorful crayon masterpiece with this out-of-the-ordinary activity!

  • You will need a thick A2 or A1 piece of white paper or cardboard, a pack of colorful crayons, some prestik or a stick of strong glue, and a hairdryer.
  • Stick your crayons, tip-down, to the top of your page with the glue or prestik.
  • Plugin your hairdryer and proceed to blow hot air onto the downward-facing crayon tips.
  • The crayons then begin to melt and color will begin spread all over your page, intertwining as they go along – creating a piece of art that any parent would be proud to hang up in their house.

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There you have it mums – which will you be doing these holidays with your family? Comment below to let us know.

Chat soon x

14 thoughts on “3 Awesome Art Ideas For the Whole Family [Sponsored by OMO]

  1. rozita.nell says:

    All these ideas are so creative. Next Christmas I want to make my own advent calendar with treats that my family will love. It will also reach them self control.

  2. maumelae0115 says:

    Wouldn’t have asked for better activities to do with my kids this festive… I will definitely try the the hair dryer melting crayons with them, this is the best gift this year and my kids absolutely love art activities. We usually have music and dance activities so they will definitely enjoy visual art, which I think will stimulate and enhance their development

  3. maumelae0115 says:

    Wouldn’t have asked for better activities to do with my kids this festive… I will definitely try the the hair dryer melting crayon ls with them, this is the best gift this year and my kids absolutely love art activities. We usually have music and dance activities so they will definitely enjoy visual art, which I think it will stimulate and enhance their development ❤️

  4. Whitney says:

    Squirt gun painting! Yay i have a blank wall in one room and this would be an amazing way to create memories they can look at for life and be the feature wall! DIY projects and games is the way this year budgeting will have you thinking outside the box and my kids are always ready for messy playing 😁😁

  5. Skyler says:

    I have tried it not so much a fan but always enjoy new things and experiences its lovely always having all types of advice and adventures if I can put it like that.
    Thank you very much appreciated

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