April 15th is World Art Day!

World Art Day

It’s World Art Day! What a great time to break out the poster boards and craft supplies and celebrate with your kids!

Time spent in art projects promotes creativity and a love of learning. Art helps with hand-eye coordination and practicing focus. Art is self-expressive and can be appreciated at any skill level. Art builds self esteem and can be meditative and healing. Art is beautiful and can add color, life, and enjoyment to your life and home!

Here are some fun family-friendly art projects to kick-off World Art Day:

  1. Make a flower garden with folded paper
  2. Pipe Cleaner animal crafts
  3. Finger Painting fun
  4. Self portrait project
  5. Mosaic art with paper
  6. Chalk art for kids
  7. Homemade window clings
  8. Art for Kids Youtube Learning Videos
  9. Black Glue Stained Glass art
  10. Food art for kids

Whether you paint, color, chalk, dance, eat, or glue, you celebrate World Art Day with your little ones.

April 15th was chosen as World Art Day because it’s Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday. Leonardo da Vinci, world renown Renaissance artist, has become a symbol of peace, freedom of expression, and tolerance.

Rachel Harris Ledet
A New Orleans native and entrepreneur, Rachel is a mom of four with an active schedule. Rachel maintains a daily balance of running her own marketing firm, 30|90 Marketing, managing her kids’ schedules, and maintaining extracurriculars including coaching dance, volunteering, and occasionally teaching courses. Rachel lives in Mandeville with her best friend and husband Lenny, daughters Addison and Amelia, stepson Luke, and son Tucker. With a family of six and a million balls in the air, Rachel keeps things light by continuously learning, spending time with amazing friends, blogging, finding any route to a concert or outdoor festival, and planning her next getaway with her husband. A sense of humor can get you through almost anything, so she tends to surround herself with fabulous and very funny people.


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