Cotton ball blizzard in a box

Before the real snow started to fall, our class discovered that a surprisingly fun substitute for snow turned out to be three bags full of large, fluffy cotton balls. Cotton balls certainly don't have all the qualities of real snow but they are white, fluffy, and do a nice job promoting conversation and pretend play when used to create a cotton ball blizzard in a box...

By | January 4th, 2013|Categories: Dramatic Play|Tags: , , , , , |15 Comments

Painting with cotton balls in preschool

This is a simple activity that we did for Letter C week! We painted with cotton balls! The teacher set out red, blue, and orange paint and a pile of cotton balls for the children to paint with. The children simply pressed the cotton balls in the paint then printed with the cotton balls on their paper. I noticed that the cotton balls absorb lots of paint so we had to refill the paint several [...]

By | November 3rd, 2010|Categories: Painting|Tags: , , |6 Comments