Do you remember laying in the grass looking up at the clouds as a child? Well, this digital art for kids activity is a 21st Century twist on gazing up at the clouds!
Integrating STEAM based play is an easy and innovative way to enrich your child’s learning. Opportunities for hands-on play with different materials will allow your child to learn and extend their knowledge and creative thinking skills and stretch their thinking.
This computer art activity combines technology and art in a fun and hands-on way.
Materials: Tablet or Smart Phone, Drawing App (We used Doodle Buddy from the Apple Store, it’s free but does have in-app ads).
Step 1: Observe and identify the different cloud formations in the sky. If you need a refresher on the different types of clouds check out this informational post from Weather for Kids.
Step 2: Take digital photos of your favorite clouds.
Step 3: Import your favorite cloud photo into a drawing app of your choice and begin drawing right on top of your cloud photograph!
This easy digital art project is fun for all ages. Even your toddler can join the action!
- Take a screen shot to save a copy of your digital art.
- Print out your favorite digital work of art to share with family and friends!
Put a technology twist on cloud watching with this with this digital art activity for kids.
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This post is part of the Outdoor STEM series hosted by Little Bins for Little Hands