Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Herringbone Watercolor Art

by Janine (follow)
Easy (883)      Greeting Card (120)      Painting (92)      Under 5's (20)      Grandparent Gift (4)      Wall decor (2)      Water Color (1)     
Simple watercolor abstract paintings created by children can be reorganized to create attractive cards or wall decor. A perfect picture for a playroom or for giving to grandparents!



Finished card

Time: 20 minutes
Age: Under 5's with some parental assistance
Level: Easy

Materials
Card stock or construction paper
Water color paints
Paint brush
Scissors
Glue stick

Method
I sat my preschooler down with a sheet of card stock and water color paints and let her go to work painting her own picture.



Finished card

After the painting is dry, cut the picture into strips. I used 1 inch by 3 inch strips.



Finished card

Start pasting the strips in a herringbone pattern on another piece of card stock. The strips may need to be trimmed a bit to ensure a tight fit.



Finished card

Trim the strips and fill in any small spaces with the extra.



Final Herringbone

Create a cleaner look by framing in a card or put the picture under a mat to frame for your wall.

My preschooler was so happy with how the picture turned out, she wants to make another one for her room!

Categories
#Water Color
#Painting
#Wall decor
#Easy
#Under 5's
#Greeting Card
#Grandparent Gift
I like this Article - 9
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Janine
Children love to make and have things with their name displayed
6 likes
If you have a Star Wars fan in your house, try making one of these easy light sabers! Made from read...
4 likes
Make a cute tutu card for that special little dancer! This handprint tutu card is easy to make and e...
6 likes
Try something other than crayons and paint to decorate your next picture
14 likes
Spider webs are a source of wonder and amazement
10 likes
Looking for a great way to make dot stamps? Try using a wine cork! We used wine corks to make our gu...
1 like
view all articles by Janine
Articles by Janine on Other Hubs
Make your front door, fridge or any place that you can stick magnets, a spider nesting spot
4 likes
Children love to have their art displayed and admired
8 likes
A special hideaway spot for kids to read, play and pretend
5 likes
Many two storey houses have a small bathroom on the main level with a pedestal sink and toilet
5 likes
ID: 25250
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
Box pinatas are a quick and easy alternative to papier mache pinatas
8 likes
For some students, math isnʼt always their favorite subject
1 like
Loom flowers are so easy, so fun, and if you make your own loom and use leftover yarn, they wont cos...
8 likes
With a flower loom, kids can easily create cute flowers, out of yarn, that can be used to decorate j...
3 likes
If your child loves to draw, this is a great activity for them to encourage their creativity
1 like
Upcycle a breakfast cereal box and hop into Easter with this cute Easter Bunny Mask
3 likes
Here's how to make a colourful elephant from a recycled milk bottle and tissue paper
9 likes
This cute and fun Christmas card can be made by little ones with the help of an adult
3 likes
Snowmen crafts are fun at Christmas and this one is simple, quick and cheap to make
6 likes
This is a fun Christmassy game to be enjoyed by the whole family
6 likes
Categories
Under 5s (592)
Any Age (405)
Over 10s (384)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (883)
Medium (247)
Hard (37)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version