I Heart Summer Art


I Heart Summer Art combines the great outdoors with artistic expression! It is the perfect program for young artists to cultivate creativity using the outdoors as their art studio.

Inspire your kids with this week's worth of fun, outdoor art projects!

Topics include:

Squirt Gun Spray Painting

Chalk Sundial

Bubble Art

Glass Bead Sun Catcher Wind Chime

Rock Painting 101

Artist of the Week - Piet Mondrian

Dutch modern painter Piet Modrian is best known for his 1920’s works of art that feature only horizontal and vertical lines along with black, white and primary colors. These pieces reflect his belief that objects must be simplified down…

Artist of the Week - Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso is known for his Blue Period, Rose Period and for co-founding the Cubist Movement, but when you look at his life, you find a man who deeply influenced modern art because he was willing to be deeply…

Young Photographer's Photo Album


Exploring photography is easy and accessible to almost everyone these days!  Why not encourage your kids to spark up an interest now?  We love this activity because it encourages kids to go outside and explore, to see things through a…

Chalk Sundial

Did you know that shadows can help in telling the time of day? A Sidewalk Chalk Sundial teaches kids how to keep time the way ancient civilizations used to do! You’ll need to do this on a bright sunny…

Squirt Gun Spray Painting

Young kids have such fantastic creative energy!  Putting together some of their favorite things to create art is thrilling for them.  In this case it's water guns, painting, playing outside and making a giant mess!  My toddler and I set…

Bubble Art

How many of you have wee ones who love blowing and chasing bubbles? Now, how many of you container after container of bubbles?? Yep, I'm raising my hand too. 

There is something very magical about bubbles, and bubble painting…

Glass Bead Sun Catcher Wind Chime

A glass bead sun catcher and wind chime is a fun and festive addition to any yard or porch.  While it takes some time and patience to create, the final product is well worth it.  We recommend this project for…

Rock Painting 101

If you haven’t heard of them, kindness rocks are a growing trend! Maybe you’ve seen a painted rock laying around in Hammond – that’s quite possibly a kindness rock. 

It started with the Kindness Rocks Project and their…