Preschool activity | Animal tracks are not alike

by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on December 30, 2011

in Animal Tracks, Creative Art, No Two Alike

For one of our last activities we did in our “not-alike” unit, we had fun painting with animal tracks…

I selected several toy animals that had different shapes of feet and that were different colors.  I decided to add the color element to this process just to keep it more interesting for the children and to help them easily notice the different tracks in their paintings…

I put a folded paper towel into a Styrofoam tray and added paint on top of the paper towel.  The children simply pressed the animal feet onto the painted paper towel then made tracks across their paper…

I have to say the tracks didn’t really turn out all that great but the children really didn’t care – they just enjoyed painting with the animals!

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1 Clemencia December 31, 2011 at 1:54 pm

That is soooo cute! adorable way of teaching, have to copycat now lol

2 Melissa @ The Chocolate Muffin Tree January 1, 2012 at 2:12 pm

Love the animal track idea! I’ve seen an idea where children draw Animal tracks in the snow.

3 Kim January 3, 2012 at 12:52 am

What a great idea!! Thanks so much for posting. I can’t wait to do this one with my daughter.

4 Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. January 3, 2012 at 12:56 am

You are welcome:)

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