Painting with hammers on houses in preschool

by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on November 2, 2010

in Creative Art, Houses, Painting

Another activity we tried in preschool was painting with hammers on houses! I wasn’t able to catch this activity in action but here is the basic idea…

A simple white house shape is glued to black construction paper…

The children draw doors and windows on their houses.

Dip the head of a toy hammer in tempera paint then hammer away on the house…

A little messy but lots of fun!

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1 KIDSPACE | Preschool, Child Care November 2, 2010 at 2:33 pm

Like you say, a little messy… but it’s a nice way for kids to be creative while letting out a little pent up energy.

2 Deborah J. Stewart November 2, 2010 at 6:40 pm

LOL – yes it is!

3 Randi Eccleston November 2, 2010 at 6:11 pm

I would have never thought of this, thank you for sharing it.

4 Deborah J. Stewart November 2, 2010 at 6:40 pm

You are welcome:)

5 Scott November 3, 2010 at 12:17 pm

Deborah, I have painted with many things in my time…but never a hammer. I can’t wait to try it out!

6 Deborah J. Stewart November 3, 2010 at 2:19 pm

Haha! It is always fun to find something simple and new:)

7 V.Kerr November 4, 2010 at 2:58 pm

How fun I can’t wait to do this!

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