Using directed drawing in the classroom is a wonderful way to build a child’s art skills and confidence. Try these creative ideas for drawing with kids.
The Ultimate Guide to Teaching Directed Drawing
Teaching directed drawing in the classroom is a wonderful way to build a child’s art skills and confidence. Drawing with kids is by far one of our favorite activities to do together as a class. We could draw and paint something new each day and never get bored!
Wondering if teaching directed drawing is the right approach for your classroom? Read the 5 reasons why I think every teacher should use drawings in the classroom.
Below you’ll find creative step-by-step drawing projects for kids to create. These fun new ways and resources will help you enjoy directed drawing with children.
How To Draw With Kids: Tutorials & Tips
The directed drawings below include tips for success, step-by-step instructions, and a free printable guide you can print and use today.
Resources to Help You Teach Drawing to Children
Ready to give directed drawings a spot in your classroom schedule? The following kids’ drawing resources are simple to use, kid-friendly, and tons of FUN!
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These fun drawing activities are great for teaching kids how to draw at school and at home. Drawing Mats teach kids to draw in a step-by-step way without the need for video consumption or a lot of prep work!
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Directed Drawing Materials for Kids
Having done a TON of directed drawings in my classroom over the years, I have developed a list of favorite materials to use. These items are suggested for teaching drawing for kids but feel free to use what you have available in your own home or classroom.
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