I’m always seeing Kandinsky’s Concentric Circles being done with young elementary aged students, and today we finally gave them a try.  They turned out great and I was pleased that it was appropriate for both my 4 year old preschooler and my first grader.  I thought I’d share their results. To begin, I printed out  and displayed a small picture of Russian painter and art theorist Wassily Kandinsky as well as his famous “Squares with Concentric Circles” painting. I showed these… Read more »

As soon as I saw this painting technique online, I knew it would be great for my 3 and 5 year old. (And I gotta admit, I had fun with it too!) What you’ll need: Straws Acrylic or tempura paints, watered down about 50%Plate, or palette for paints Thick art paper Paintbrushes Painter’s tapeEye dropper or syringe Newspaper to cover painting area (unless you’re lazy like me, since I have a glass table and it’s easy to clean) First, tape… Read more »