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Creating our own secret trees with an easel starter

Expanding the book “Little Mouse’s Big Secret” in to our easel paintings…

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Springtime easel starters

Using easel starters, our prekindergarten age children created paintings to show the growth from seed to flower!

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Building with blocks on the sticky easel

A wonderful exploration in block building only this time we used the easel as our platform for block play. Super cool idea taught to me by one of my students!

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Rainbow colors on the sticky easel

Change up your easel and make it a sticky easel with this simple idea. Today – we had a rainbow sticky easel!

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Guidecraft review and give-away of the 4-in-1 flipping floor easel

See how we use the Guidecraft 4 in 1 flipping floor easel in our classroom and a enter to win an easel for your own classroom in this March give-away!

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This is what happens when you give a set of stickers to a set of kids

Making the rounds in social networking has been this wonderful post titled, “This is What Happens when you Give Thousands of Stickers to Thousands of Kids.” from Colossal. This post shares the wonderful artwork called, “The Obliteration Room.” If you haven’t taken a look at their sticker dot covered white room yet, it is worth […]

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Table top easel painting in preschool

We were real artists today as we painted on our very own table top easels in preschool!

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Shave cream sensory painting in our preschool classroom

Exploring shave cream paint on the window easel in preschool..

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Mini-plexiglass easels for the preschool classroom

Mini-Plexiglass Easels are a terrific tool for inviting young children to color and write!

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DIY: Window easel for preschool

As I have mentioned before, I have been setting up my outdoor classroom and so far my husband has made the biggest difference by making me the sensory table and the tinker table. With the left over wood, he also made me this wonderful window easel… The window easel may also be called a sensory […]

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Wonderful windows in preschool

There is something about having windows in a preschool environment. In almost every classroom I go into, I find a child looking out the window… I sometimes notice that teachers cover their windows with lots of artwork which can be quite beautiful but I recommend that where possible, you keep most of the window free […]

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DIY: Make your own tabletop easels for preschool

I have been hanging on to a stack of left-over boxes trying to decide what I could do with them. I am terrible about throwing something like this away so I decided to try making my own tabletop easels… I had already cut the boxes into pieces and so I started with the boxes all […]

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DIY: Table top easels for preschool

I am a guest over at UCreate with Kids today. I am sharing a tutorial on how to make your own table top easels for use at home or in the preschool classroom. Come on over to UCreate and read all about it!

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Circles and lines on the easel in preschool

These children are given daily opportunity to paint at the easel… This is a class of two year olds and for the longest time, the twos have been just using their time at the easel to mix the paint colors until all the paintings look like one big brown blob… It is important to note […]

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Creating a successful easel painting experience in preschool

Easel painting is an amazing opportunity for children to express their perception, feelings, interests, and creativity through art. And yet, easel painting is often not offered as an opportunity for many reasons which include, among others, the time and effort it takes to set up and the clean-up afterwards. Setting up the easel and teaching […]

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