Free online art activities for kids

Free online art activities for kids

Kid colouring in a butterfly picture

Looking for new ideas of art activities that the kids can do at home? Have a look at this list of FREE art activities and resources for children.

Colouring Nature

Coloring Nature has more than 600 FREE printable colouring pages with new pages being added weekly.  Choose from animals, plants and more.

Make your own FREE Disney Parade at home with Disney Paper Parks

Get FREE printable activity sheets complete with instructions on how to create 3D versions of the Main Street USA at Dineyland Park, floats from the Magic Happens parade and other Disney park favourites from Walt Disney Imaginnering.

Once you print out the sheets you will only need scissors and glue to make your own Disney Paper Park. Little kids may need help from adults to complete the park.

Dowload here the FREE Disney Paper Parks Main Street, USA and Magic Happens and here for the Sleeping Beauty Castle.

Disney Paper Parks
Disney Paper Park 3D Main Street Parade

UK National Football Museum craft activities and colouring sheets

Fancy showing off your creative football flair in the house – without breaking any ornaments or plant pots? Get stuck into some of the UK’s National Football Museum’ in Manchester’s family-friendly stay at home activities, which include workbooks, craft activities, colouring sheets and how-to walkthroughs.

Origami for Kids with Art for Kids Hub

Learn how to make lots of fun origami items with easy to follow video clips at the Art for Kids Hub. All you need is some origami paper, or you can cut A4 sized paper into a square. Kids can learn how to make an origami jumping frog, minecraft pumpkin, origami yoda, origami fox and more origami animals and projects.

Origami Fox
Origami Fox by Art for Kids Hub

Free colouring fun for the family by Mike Perry

Mike Perry is a New York emmy-award winning animator who has given 70 pages of his drawings to colour FREE for download.

FREE Mike Perry Download here

New Zealand's Te Uru Gallery online art activities

Try some of the FREE online downloadable art activities to do at home or visit the past and present exhibitions from Te Uru Gallery in Titirangi, Auckland.

Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art activities for kids at home

Explore art and artists from Australia and around the world. Play fun games, watch cool videos and get creative with make-at-home activities.


Enjoy Greg Straight's boredom buster colouring pages

Greg Straight is a New Zealand Artist who has created boredom buster drawing colouring pages for kids which are FREE to download and enjoy.  You will be pleased to know that he has release some new pages to colour in this lockdown too!

Greg Straight Art boredom buster colouring pages for kids

National Gallery of Art in Washington kids Art Zone app

The National Gallery of Art in Washinington has a fun NGAkids Art Zone app contains eight interactive activities inspired by works in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, plus a sketchbook for freehand drawing and a personal exhibition space where users can save and display art created with the program. The child-friendly interface, easy-to-use tools, and the overarching emphasis on discovery, careful looking, and artistic self-expression make the NGAkids app educational and fun for the whole family.

Tate Kids in London FREE art activies and games

Try out the FREE fun art activities, games and quizzes to do at home with Tate Kids from the Tate Gallery in London, England.

Tate Kids art games and quizzes
Games and Quizzes on Tate Kids

Red Ted Art

Cute and easy art and crafts for kids by a Mum who is half Austrian, half Spanish living in the UK.  The crafts are suitable for parents who love or hate crafts as they are easy, do-able with great results and only need simple materials.

Disney's online how to draw art videos

Disney has FREE online drawing art classes led by Disney character artists the kids can do from home.  Each class takes between 10 to 20 minutes and all you need is a pencil and paper. Learn to draw Tinker Bell, Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story, Mickey Mouse, Daisy Duck, Pluto, Stitch, Wreck-It Ralph, Anna and Elsa from Frozen and more characters.

Disney Parks – How to Draw Series YouTube Channel

Bomomo art game

Kids will enjoy creating digital art using the FREE online Bomomo art game.

Crayola colouring pages

Crayola has FREE colouring pages to download for the kids to colour in and enjoy. Choose from Nursery Rhumes like The Three Little Kittens, Baa Baa Black Sheep; Sloths, Llamas, Unicorn in Space, Baby Shark, Cosmic Cats Dragon and more.

Unicorn in Space colouring

Scrap Coloring

FREE online colour pages for kids with a rich variety of colourful patterns, gradients, fabrics, papers and textures for hours of fun and creativity.

Thrive Art School free art classes on Youtube

Thrive Art School is an Australian Youtube channel with original videos available for FREE for families to help them with their home art curriculum during COVID. There are programmes to follow for beginners and intermediate experienced kids and also tips for parents.

Watch Thrive Art School FREE Classes on Youtube here.


Thrive Art School Youtube lessons


Thinking about Jimmy Pike

Jimmy Pike is a famous Australian artist.  The Thinking About Jimmy Pike is a FREE visual arts program run by
Japingka Aboriginal Art of classes for  primary school aged kids that celebrates Australian Indigenous art.

Learn how to draw with Art Projects for Kids

Learn how to draw lots of fun animals and other characters with these easy to follow steps. Such as the preview of the “Learn how to Draw a Bat” tutorial below.


Art Project for Kids How to draw a bat

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