Spark creativity with open ended, fun, and engaging early childhood art experiences!

There are so many ways to invite creativity in the early childhood classroom. Explore the many meaningful, interesting, and creative ideas shared by Teach Preschool on ways you can explore the art experience at home or in your preschool classroom.

I have hands!

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Exploring fingers and hands while the children enjoy the process of making their own handprints!

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Fun with Fall Leaves!

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Today with our preschool class, we explored the different colors that the leaves change into as this season progresses, observing different greens, yellows, oranges, and even browns!

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The Crayola Corner

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Providing lots of opportunity for children to explore drawing, writing, coloring, and painting in your classroom means gathering up supplies to keep available in your classroom. Come on over and enter to win the Back To School Crayola Corner Give-Away!

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Take the plunge into plunger painting!

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Have you taken the plunge into plunger painting yet? Don’t want to miss out!

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Spools of fun!

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We engineered up our own paint rollers by upcycling cardboard spools!

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Flower petal glitter for preschool

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Real flowers are so beautiful in the classroom and before all the petals naturally fall of this set of colorful flowers, I decided to turn the petals into an array of flower petal glitter.

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Yarn drawings in preschool

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Inviting children to expand their drawing skills by adding simple drawing prompts!

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Creating with lids in preschool

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See more ideas on how to expand the learning in the preschool classroom by inviting the children to create with lids!

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The preschool art gallery

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Throughout part of our school year, we began saving a few pieces of the children’s artwork so to have a sampling of each child’s work that we could display in our simple preschool art gallery… It is always amazing to me how different artwork looks once you frame it or mount it on a colored background. […]

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Popsicle watercolor paint for preschool

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A wonderful exploration of color, smell, taste, and creativity using one simple ingredient! Popsicle Paint!

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Paintbrushes not required

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Simple and unique ways to paint without paintbrushes!

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Zz is for a zany zebra

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Exploring the letter Zz by making zebra stripes in preschool!

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A super cool and unique idea for yarn painting

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I really do think this version of yarn painting in preschool is unique and is the coolest!

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10 Wonderful ways to weave

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We are featuring 10 wonderfully simple and unique ways to weave with children!

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Bumpy ball painting

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Around here you can find bumpy balls at just about any store. I picked up six bumpy balls from the Dollar Tree for some bumpy ball painting!

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Painting with a two year old

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Exploring the painting process with a two year old takes patience and flexibility! Observing this two year old so I can learn how to build interest in the painting process!

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