When Valentine’s Day approaches, I know that teachers are looking for quick and easy art lessons for Valentine’s Day art for kids. Let’s explore 5 Valentine’s Day Directed Drawing Tutorials for Elementary students so that you can get Valentine’s Day Art ideas for kids in seconds and be ready to teach.
Valentine’s Day Directed Drawings for Kids
Let’s explore 5 Valentine’s Day Directed Drawing Tutorials for Elementary Students that require no prep and can allow you to give students the choice of picking something to draw with and something to color with or draw on. These video tutorials are perfect to use as easy directed draws for Valentine’s Day for kids and can be used as drawings, turned into artworks, or drawn onto cards to give to families or kindness cards to fill buckets. This is a great place to start to find ideas for Valentine’s Day art or Valentine’s Day art projects and crafts as they can be made as big or as quick and small as you’d like.
Keep reading to the bottom to find resources for printable Valentine’s Day directed drawing tutorials or art resources that you can grab, print and go for easy prep solutions in your classroom.
Valentine’s Day Drawing for Kids
The first drawing to explore is this cute Valentine’s Day Dinosaur as an art idea for drawing with kids. You can use any choice mediums and do quick drawings or use pastels and make it an artwork. Another idea is to draw this on the front of cards for special and unique Valentine’s Day cards that students can give to their family or guardians.
Valentine’s Day Hearts
Next, this is a heart project that allows kids to create Valentine’s Day arts and crafts in an emoji or pop art style. This fun and simple drawing tutorial is quick and easy and is a great confidence booster for students as it will be one that is accessible by a lot of abilities or ages. No matter if they are beginning artists or advanced, this is a fun drawing tutorial for kids to follow along with and feel successful. Use it as an artwork or drawing for fun.
Principles of Design Pattern & Repetition, Yayoi Kusama Art Project Valentine’s Day Heart Art Lesson
This Valentine’s day Art Idea for Students is perfect for not only exploring the art making style of Artist Yayoi Kusama, but also for exploring the principles of design, pattern and repetition. Be sure to grab some art making mediums and explore this unique Valentine’s Day artwork.
This Valentine’s Day art idea for kids is great for not only providing a directed drawing tutorial, but also diving into creating art that explores proportion and using proportion in a way to make a person look really small and a Valentine’s Day candy really big. Not only are you creating Valentine’s day art with kids, but they’re learning about the principle of design proportion too.
Valentine’s Day Monster for Middle & High School
Not all student’s want to do cute things, and often as they get older they want to get… edgy. So this art tutorial is going to give you all the edge you ever wanted- perfect for that love in the air theme that grows around Valentine’s day. Instead of giving the gift of love, why not just give them your whole heart?
(Yes, this is dark humor. This drawing is playing into my own artist fascination of the juxtaposition of creepy and cute and yes, I do explain this is made for Teens and up, not for kids. There is a lot of styles of art in this world and in my own world, I like to draw like this. So I sorta made it for kids who are maybe like me. I gave the other videos first in case you want to keep it cute.)
These Valentine’s Day art ideas can be integrated into your classroom in a variety of ways, either as a directed drawing tutorial, used with more advanced mediums and turned into an artwork with low prep, added to the front of Valentine’s Day Cards, or used to practice and understand the principles of design.
In addition, I have lots of fully-prepped art lessons and resources for Valentine’s Day in my TPT Store that you can explore by clicking here. If you’re looking for more directed drawing Valentines Day art resources for your classroom that you can print off and require no-prep at all, then check out the art resources below.
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