Have fun combining letters and words and turning it into works of art. You will find a collection of ideas from the simple to more intricate.
Unless otherwise indicated, images on this page come from 1st to 7th-grade students of Shannon Stewart at Stetson Elementary School in Phoenix.
Now…challenge your kids to see what they come up with!
1. 1st Grade Name Quilts
2. Car Tires Word Art
3. Cloud Heat Sun
4. Shoes by Lace
5. Word SnapShot Collage
6. First Names Word Art
This is how to do this…
This below display wall sample is from Display Photos. Children used pastels to draw their nicknames or initials in the style of graffiti writing. Graffiti responsibly was also discussed during this art activity.
7. Write the ABC’s in Bubble Letters
- Begin by showing students how to draw “bubble” letters. When ready…
- Have children write the ABC’s in bubble-style. Change the size and direction of the letters, using overlap, to add variety and interest.
- Draw line patterns in the background, repeating some patterns, drawing some lines thick, others thin, etc.
- When the background is filled, color the letters with markers.
- Idea Source and Image by 6th grader of techyteacher
8. Ambiguous Image Word Art
What do you see first? The ‘word’ or the ‘picture’…RAT (Tail)?
There you have it, 8 creative word art ideas for kids. This is a great way to tap into your children’s creativity. Sometimes kids can express the most creativity through restrictions like using letters or words in the art itself.
Which one was your favorite? Were you able to use some of the ideas as inspiration for having your kids do letter art in the classroom?