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.

Our names in watercolor

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A child’s name is very special and this simple watercolor activity turned out to be a fun and colorful way for our students to focus on the letters in their name.

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Bright and beautiful water bottle flower painting in preschool

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Painting up bright and beautiful flowers with a water bottle and a fork! A super simple and yet amazing way to put a little spring on the art wall!

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Flower painting at the easel

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My class did such an amazing job exploring this flower painting process at the easel that I just can’t help but share our latest experience!

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Our Earth rocks: a pour painting activity

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To continue our celebration of Earth day we created Earth-inspired pour painted rocks!

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Musical Chairs Art: inspired by The Artful Parent

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The beautiful book “The Artful Parent” inspired this fun activity – Musical Chairs Painting!

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20Moms: making simple peg fairies with Red Ted Art

20Moms blogger, Maggy Woodley has dropped by to share her creativity with us today and I am over at The Artful Parent sharing mine!

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All four seasons at the sticky table

A simple and fun way to explore all four seasons on the sticky table in preschool!

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Rockin’ drawings

Our children created some rockin’ drawings out of just a few simple materials.

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Creating colorful rocks in preschool

We read the delightful little story You be You by Linda Kranz and enjoyed creating our own colorful rocks in preschool.

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Simple but beautiful abstract rainbow paintings

After reading the book “A Rainbow of My Own” the children explored the process of making these beautiful but simple abstract rainbows!

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Painted paper collages and storytelling inspired by Eric Carle

Our children retold the story and created painted picture collages in the style of Eric Carle.

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Wall art in preschool inspired by ‘Ain’t gonna paint no more’

The book Ain’t Gonna Paint No More inspired us to create a beautiful mural on our classroom wall.

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Painting designs on our arms

The children painted colorful designs on their arms after reading the book “Ain’t Gonna Paint No More” by Karen Beaumont.

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Painting owl babies

After reading the delightful book Owl Babies by Martin Waddell, we were inspired to paint our very own owl babies.

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National dental health month: Let’s brush our teeth!

Our students enjoyed National Dental Day through two super fun hands-on tooth brushing centers and a visit from the dentist!

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Scented invisible ink

Come discover a fun new recipe for making scented invisible ink.

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