Very Messy Art

Grade(s): Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and 1

Location: In School

Program Delivery: In School

Children explore different mediums and create three works of art: a watercolour painting on artist-grade paper, an acrylic painting and a pinch pot using air-dry clay.



  • Art: Explore colours, shapes, and lines in art
  • Examine how line and shape can communicate an artist’s idea
  • Create art using different elements


Student Outcomes

  • Discover practical painting skills and explore various techniques while experimenting with new mediums
  • Learn about primary and secondary colours
  • Learn how to sculpt with clay


Suggested Pairing

Rainbow Fish – Art Gallery of St. Albert