Family Art Workshops

Family Arts Workshops banner. Sponsored by PNC Arts Alive! Be Part of Art. Four images. The first shows a child shaping a ball of clay. The second image shows an origami box with blue patterned paper. The third image shows a painted splatter design with a drawn face, stick arms and legs. The fourth image shows a cardboard portrait with colorful features, a top hat, and a large mustache.

Have fun creating and learning from home with these special Family Art Workshop video tutorials! 

A new video is added every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month.
Be sure to check back for more fun ideas to try at home!
Click the “read more” link under each video for step-by-step directions and material needs.

Want reminders for when new videos are added?
Send us an email at faw@wheatonarts.org to be added to our Family Art Workshop list! 

T-shirt Tote Bag

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! We think of this when it comes to everyday trash, but what about old clothes? Transform your

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String Art Monogram

String art is an inexpensive and easy way to express your creativity. Create personalized home decor and have fun while

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Origami Jumping Frogs

Did you know that some tree frogs can jump over 7 feet in length? Let’s see how far you can

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Paper Beads

Create fun and unique jewelry designs at home! Discover how to create paper beads in five simple steps with this

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Sea Glass Mosaic

Mermaid tears. Beach glass. Sea gems. Sea glass. Whatever you prefer to call them, they have dazzled beachcombers, crafters, and

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Sidewalk Chalk

Looking for some outdoor fun? Learn to create sidewalk chalk at home in just four simple steps! Once the sidewalk

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Homemade Playdough

Enjoy some classic family fun with sculpting playdough! Use this video to help whip up some no-cook playdough that can

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Radial Symmetry Paper Relief Sculpture

Stuck at home and feeling the urge to be creative? Create a geometric design using colored paper! Geometric, radial symmetry

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Monoprints on Plexiglass

Monoprinting is a form of printmaking with lines or images that can only be made once, unlike most printmaking, which

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Craft Stick Characters

Create entertaining characters using inexpensive supplies like colored craft sticks, buttons, and craft felt or paper. Begin with simple wooden

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Our Family Art Workshop videos are brought to you free of charge. WheatonArts is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to engage artists and audiences in an evolving exploration of creativity. Please help us in continuing to provide low cost, quality programming for our full community by making a donation today. Thank you for your support! 

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