A beginning exploration in the world of art with this fun and very open ended form of squeeze art.
Archives for July 2013
You may have already heard the buzz about the remarkable and beautiful new learning resource from Spielgaben but if you haven’t you will enjoy scrolling down through the photos to see this beautiful and uniquely designed learning resource and don’t forget to enter to win the give-away too!
To give us a place to store all the tools and to give my grandson a different way of playing with them while indoors, I was inspired to create a DIY fix-it box!
I was excited to discover that the recipe for edible fingerpaint was included in the brand new book Time to Create: Hands-On Explorations in Process Art for Young Children by Christie Burnett.
Chalk paint is so simple to make and because it includes a little bit of chalk pounding, the process of making chalk paint is quite fun too.
Getting preschool off to a positive start is all about the things my students CAN do in preschool. Since our preschool year hasn’t started yet, I pulled together a few posts that show some of the things we have done during our past I CAN weeks of preschool.
I rarely meet a preschool age child that doesn’t enjoy water play. Although any kind of water play ultimately leads to wet kids, the benefits of water play far outweigh the hassle of mopping up wet floors or changing out wet clothing…
Come and discover the Do’s and Don’ts of Read-Alouds gleaned from “The Read-Aloud Handbook” by Jim Trelease.
Jim Trelease gives us his perspective on two different types of interruptions that take place during the read-aloud experience.
Using puffy paint to draw sunflowers in preschool promotes the use of our fine motor skills!
You may think that driving a toy jeep around the drive-way and developing the skills to write or draw have no connection but my two-year-old grandson would demonstrate that there is a strong connection between the two…
To promote teamwork in a fun and inviting way, I like to come up with creative games or art activities that my students can do together.