The Ultimate Homeschool Guide to FREE Art, Music, and Crafts Creativity Guide

Many of us are at home right now with children who need something constructive and creative to do. (We parents know that a bored child is more likely to whine, pick fights with siblings, and otherwise get in trouble!) With these resources, you can encourage your children to do and learn all kinds of creative things. There are free online art lessons, craft and activity ideas/information to download, live classes, videos, games, finger plays, sing alongs, music lessons, and more! 

This is part of a series of FREE resources! To see the rest of the educational resources in this series, click here. 

Arts, Crafts, and Fine Arts

Free 2 months subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud

Crafts, activities, mazes, dot to dot, etc,

The Art Sherpa–free online art classes using paint and even crayons

The Art Sherpa- 30 day Acrylic Painting Lessons

Coronavirus Coloring Book from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Helps kids learn to appreciate the arts by providing them with the opportunity to play games, conduct investigations, and explore different forms of art.

Bella Nova Ballet Live classes

Cassie Stephens –Robot week of art & activities

CreativeBug  many different video classes

Debbie Ridpath Ohi  Author and illustrator is helping inspire creativity in your children (Affiliate Link) Buy books on Amazon

Fine Arts: Art Appreciation Games from the National Gallery of Art (K-8): Kids Art Zone

Fine Arts: Art History (3-12): Timeline of Art History

Fine Arts: Art Lessons (K-6): Art Projects for Kids

Fine Arts: Art Lessons (K-6): Video Art Lessons from Deep Space Sparkle

Fine Arts: Art Prints (K-12): Art Prints

Fine Arts: Artist Study (K-6): Printable, grade level art lessons from Concordia University

FoxFire Museum – hands on activities from Appalachian times

Foxglove & Friends Winter knitting story/activity – Free ( Waldorf style)

Giving Artfully Kids – free art lessons Wednesdays- 2:00 PM EST Ages: 5+–must register

Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities

Homeschool Hideout – 12 YouTube art Lessons

Draw everyday with Jarrett J. Krosoczka—author & illustrator   (Affiliate Link) Buy books on Amazon He is the author of Jedi Academy, Lunch Lady and more!

Jarrett Lerner– art activities such as creating and finishing comics (Affiliate Link) Buy books on Amazon

Free online art classes list from The Kitchen Table Classroom

Make Paducah–Art lessons Daily 2 PM CST

McHarper Manor Visual Arts Center is doing Daily art lesson/projects on their Facebook Page 1 PM EST

Little House on the Prairie Printable Paper Dolls

Lunch Doodles with Author/Illustrator Mo Willems 1 PM EST  (Affiliate Link) Mo is a children’s book illustrator and author. See his books on Amazon

A wonderful, endlessly detailed way to get kids engaged in the world of art.

NGAkids interactives offer an entertaining and informative introduction to art and art history.

Crafts, activities, bulletin board designs, and finger plays for early education teachers and parents to use with kids.

Rotational Symmetry

Free video art lessons from the Virtual Instructor

Waldorf-ish — free art lessons

Whimsy Workshop Teaching – Drawing Videos w/ printables


Andrew Lloyd Webber The Show Must Go on.

Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre’s Production of Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed The Rock experience live stream until 3/29/20

Berliner Philharmoniker Symphony online concerts.  The code and instructions are on the website

Chrome Music Lab

At Home Sing Along with Emily Arrow M-F 1 PM Eastern

Fender Guitar 3 months free lessons

Fine Arts: Classical Music (K-8): Classics for Kids

Fine Arts: Music Theory (3-12): Music Theory Web

Fine Arts: Piano Lessons (K-12): Hoffman Academy

Globe Theater Shakespeare Plays streamed

Jennifer Lynn Parnall 15 Min Quarantined Concert from Spain Apt

Laurie Berkner Band Live Sing Along Daily 10 AM Eastern

MET Nightly Opera Streams

National Theatre stream free play every Thursday night

Music Theory -Introductory and intermediate music theory lessons, exercises, ear trainers, and calculators.

Paris Opera is screening its performances online for free.

Poetry and music

Prodigies is a colorful music curriculum for kids 1-12 that will teach your kids how to play their first instrument, how to sing in tune & how to understand the language of music! 21 for free

QuaverMusic is offering free access to general music activities to all impacted schools, including free student access at-home

RockaLingua Music Based Spanish Learning

Smart Music – practice transformed

Stages Performing Arts for Young Kids sing alongs

Tchaikovsky Meditation op.42 from Souvenir d’un lieu cher- The Borisevich Duo

The Theta Music Trainer offers a series of online courses and games for ear training and music theory.

Virtual Musical Instruments Lets kids play instruments online.

Songs for Teaching fun songs to help teach preschool and kindergarten students.

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  1. Great ideas and thanks so much for sharing. Would you mind sharing which cooking book/program is the mom in your homeschool group using. Thanks again for the great content!

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