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! 

Cardboard Self Portraits

Create an assemblage that is a reflection of your unique personality! During this workshop, learn to use small, geometric pieces

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Seed Bombs

Spring into action with a guerilla garden! Seed bombs are a great way to plant seeds in a hard to

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Seed & Plant Label Sticks

Don’t forget what you planted! Create colorful seed label sticks with materials that you already have at home. Use these

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Origami Gift Boxes

Learn how to use origami folding techniques to create gift boxes with lids for small items. Origami gift boxes are

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Ready, Set, Start Your Seeds!

Learn how to plant seeds and grow seedlings using an item you have in your home – toilet paper rolls!

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Marbled Paper

Let’s have a sensory experience while creating art at home! This time we are gathering items from the bathroom and

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Coffee Filter Art

Stuck at home and feeling the urge to be creative? In this activity, we use four simple items that you

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Nature Impressions in Salt Dough

Capture the imprint of local plants in this fun clay activity! Using salt dough or air dry clay and leaves,

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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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