Painting Lessons for Kids

A growing collection of painting lesson plans for preschool, elementary, middle school and high school students including lessons on how to paint with watercolour, tempera, acrylic and ink.

Baby Wipe Tie Dye

You can use baby wipes to make colorful tie dyed items. A nice, easy and clean introduction to tie dying.


Students will create their own checkerboard using cardboard or wood and paint.

Coffee Filter Flowers

Use coffee filters and watercolours (or washable markers) to make one-of-a-kind flowers.

Cow Doodles

This lesson challenges students to decorate cow cutouts in the style of great artists. Inspired by Cow Parade.


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