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How to create Easy Abstract Paintings with KidsCover your work area. Then, drip drops of paint (We used this kind) onto sheets of watercolor paper.
Grab your piece of corrugated cardboard (or an old credit card would probably work too) and drag it over your paint. You'll now see streaks of color.
Ooh. What lovely streaks!
Keep going! Here's a photo of Chuck's abstract artwork:
Of course I had to try it out for myself too. Here's one of mine:
You can always just keep your artwork and hang it up on the wall. Or, you can cut it up like we did
And turn it into a mosaic! Recently we've been loving books on on these animals. So we did a craft where we simply used glue sticks to attach the mosaic pieces to a piece of leftover cardboard.
Hope you have fun making abstract drag artwork with your kids! And if you liked this post, then here are some other fun ways to make art with the kids: