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.

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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Painting with mittens

A fun way to change up the painting process is by offering different materials to paint with. We’ve had fun painting with mittens this week.

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Creating art with lines

Taping paintbrushes and crayons together creates a unique art experience while exploring lines in preschool.

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String art for preschool

We brought some creative art into our recent exploration of measurement and length with string art!

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Lemon drop painting

Surely there is nothing that could brighten a cold winter day more than lemon drop painting. Come and see how we brightened our day with Lemon Drop Painting and more!

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Kaleidoscope art (tape rubbings)

Introducing the artful process of tape rubbings as we continue our exploration of kaleidoscopes in preschool.

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K is for kaleidoscope designs

Exploring design, shapes, and colors as we explore the book “I See a Song” and the making of our own kaleidoscope designs in preschool!

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More fun with fixing

Continuing with our morning of fixing things by fixing plates, knives, forks, spoons, and a few pictures too!

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Torn paper strip sticky collage

Before sharing this simple torn paper strip sticky collage with the children, I told them that we needed to work on building stronger hands and fingers and one of the best ways to do that, is by tearing up some paper… To prepare for our paper strip sticky collage, Mrs. Courtney put three strips of […]

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Totally Tubular: Creative expression on a tube

Exploring our own version of tubular painting and drawing as we repurposed tubes and a paper dispenser in our preschool classroom!

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Making puffy paint snowmen in preschool

The children in my preschool classroom invested their creative energy into making their own puffy paint snowmen.

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Our new white shoes

Having fun reading the delightful children’s book “Pete the Cat” by Eric Litwin and making our own white shoes too!

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Which end of the feather is more interesting to paint with?

Which end of the feather is better for painting? Come and see what my class decided!

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Ffffff is for fish

Enjoy the book “Blue Sea” by Robert Kalan then have fun painting these beautiful fish in the sea!

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