The best winter art projects for kids and teens make it easy to get creative on rainy days and snow days. Painting children’s winter art such as winter trees, snowmen, animals, snowflakes, and winter landscapes make winter art for kids fun!
This post originally contained 10 children’s winter art projects–It has been updated to include even more kids winter art!
The Best Winter Art for Kids and Teens
I hope you find some inspiration to create some beautiful winter art with kids after seeing these amazing examples. Little ones will need guidance from a parent or teacher to complete these winter art projects while older children can complete most of these winter painting ideas their own.
The winter art projects below are placed into categories so it is easy to find the type of winter art project for kids you are looking for. Click on the creator of each project to see the full tutorial for each children’s winter art project. Have fun connecting with the kids creating winter art!
Related: Winter Bucket List
Winter Tree Art Projects for Kids
Kids and teens love winter art for kids with trees and landscapes. More winter tree art projects can be found in “Winter Landscape Art Projects” below.
- Silhouette Winter Tree Art | Buggy and Buddy
- Stunning Winter Tree Silhouette | Inner Child Fun
- Easy Birch Tree Painting for Kids | The Educators’ Spin On It
- Birch Tree Winter Art project | How Wee Learn
- Colorful Abstract Winter Trees | Mary Making
- Alpine Trees | Painted Paper Art
- Oil Pastel Alpine Tree | Buggy and Buddy
- Bubble Wrap Snowy Tree| Glued to my Crafts
- Black Glue Winter Tree Art | Rhythms of Play (NEW! Not pictured)
- Winter Hand and Fingerprint Tree | Rhythms of Play (Use THIS tutorial to create all four seasons or just a winter tree.)
Related: Watercolor Tree Christmas Cards
Winter Landscape Art Projects for Kids
There were so many gorgeous winter tree projects I had to separate them into “winter tree art projects” and “winter landscape art projects.” Each of the landscapes below consist of trees except for one art project and many of the trees in the section above could also be considered landscapes or created as landscapes.
- Torn Tree Landscape Art | Art Projects for Kids
- Northern Lights Winter Landscape Art Lesson | Katy’s AnelNik Designs & Art Project Ideas
- Winter Watercolor Pine Tree Forrest | Craftsy
- Newspaper Winter Landscape | i Heart Crafty Things
- Winter Holiday Tree Squeegee Painting | Hello Wonderful
- Snowy Day Landscape Collage | Krokotak
- Sharpie Trees Winter Landscape | Art Projects for Kids
- Snowy Alpine Tree Landscape Watercolor Resist Art | Rhythms of Play
- Snowy Town Watercolor Landscape | Adventure in a Box (not pictured)
Related: The Best Fall Art Projects for Kids
Winter Animal and Snowman Art for Kids
What could be more fun that learning about winter animals and then working on a winter animal art project? Any of these would make a great adition to a winter themed homeschool unit.
- Owls in the Night | Kids Artists
- Polar Bears | That Artist Woman
- Penguin Art Project | Deep Space Sparkle
- Polar Bear Pattern Art | The Crafty Classroom
- Handprint Cardinals | Artsonia Art Museum
- Cardinal Art Project | Runde’s Room
- Mixed Media Winter Birdhouse | The Pinterested Parent
- Snowman Painting ~ Winter Art Projects for Kids | Housing a Forest
- Snowman Directed Drawing | Proud to be Primary
Winter Sky Art for Kids
Winter skies may not be regarded as the most beautiful of the year, but the winter sky art projects below will put that idea to the test!
- Windy Day Winter Art | Rhythms of Play
- Winter Sky Art for Kids | Craftulate
- Bleeding Tissue Paper Winter Skies | Art Projects for Kids
- Winter Sky Mosaics | ARTventurous
- Sparkly Mixed Medium Winter Paintings | Stay at Home Educator
Winter Rain, Snow and Ice Art Ideas for Kids
Most of the winter art projects featured below use real rain, snow, and ice to create beautiful art! Snowflake art projects are listed in their own category below.
- Painting Rain Art Prompt | Adventure in a Box
- Snowy Day Tissue Paper Art | Fireflies and Mudpies
- Winter Rain Watercolor Resist | SmArt Class
- Ice Painting | Messy Little Monster
- Painting on Ice Winter Art Project | Nurture Store
- Rainbow Rainy Day Art | Rhythms of Play
Related: 20 Ways to Play in the Rain
Winter Snowflake Art Projects for Kids
Snowflakes are like winters butterflies. Help the kids learn about symmetry and create gorgeous patterns making winter snowflake art with the kids!
- Watercolor and Oil Pastel Resist Snowflake | Arty Crafty Kids
- Winter Watercolor Resist Art with Free Printable Snowflake Template | Fun at Home with Kids
- Snowflake Art Trading Cards | Art Projects for Kids
- Winter Snowflake Stamp Art | The OT Toolbox
- Bleeding Tissue Paper | The Pinterested Parent
- Sugar Paint Snowflakes | Kids Craft Room
Another fun seasonal project is this Four-Season Hand and Fingerprint Tree. Create all four seasons using four canvases or simply create a winter handprint tree with one canvas. Another option is to make a regular tree with fingerprints for snow. Click HERE to see the complete tutorial!
You may also like:
- Painting with Foam Blocks
- Single Color Wet-on-Wet Watercolor Painting
- Painted Votives Kids Can Make
- DIY Projects for Do it Yourself Families
- Ways to Celebrate the Winter Solstice
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