Painting

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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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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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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