Painting

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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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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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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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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Squeeze art: a beginner’s exploration of the world of art

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A beginning exploration in the world of art with this fun and very open ended form of squeeze art.

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Time to Create: edible fingerpaint recipe

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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.

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Fish in the water

Fish in the Water

Exploring the world of fish though art and a favorite children’s book!

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Printing with bubble mitts

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The texture and the designs that can be made with bubble wrap is wonderful. Come and check out our printing with homemade bubble mitts.

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Pendulum painting in preschool

Pendulum Painting

Pendulum painting is something I thought my class would enjoy going outdoors to try so we set it up during one of our last weeks of school and gave it a go!

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Bubble painting at the easel

Bubble Painting

Exploring and creating bubbles in our preschool classroom with this fun bubble easel painting activity!

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DIY fingerprint paint pads and bugs

DIY Paint Pad

We love making fingerprint bugs and flowers and now we have a new fingerprint pad to help the process run more smoothly!

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Drip-drop nature painting in preschool

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Along with new growth comes an invitation to spend our morning hunting for different colors of nature and creating our own drip-drop nature paintings.

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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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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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