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Tissue paper caterpillars

We read the wonderful book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle and created our own tissue paper caterpillars!

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Making tissue paper heart collages in preschool

Using our glue paint to make beautiful tissue paper heart collages..

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Making glue paint in preschool

How to make glue paint for preschool art. Super simple and fun to use!

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Making math glue boxes in preschool

We integrated a little math into our art process as we made math glue boxes in our preschool classroom…

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Glittery glue ornaments in preschool

Making glittery glue ornaments with our left-over glitter in preschool…

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Fun with puffy paint and cupcakes in preschool

Making puffy paint icing for our paper cupcakes in preschool.

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We used a glue gun today to create in prek!

We made glue gun straw art today in pre-k!

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Making an aluminum foil collage in preschool

This preschool aluminum foil activity promotes areas of development such as fine motor control, creativity, and spacial awareness.

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Keeping the glue bottles with brushes clean in preschool

This is one of my favorite glue bottles that I highly recommend for young children… The only problem is that after some use, the glue lid gets impossibly stuck to the bottle… I spent a long time cleaning the tops of these bottles and even ended up with some pretty sore fingers trying to pry […]

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Our favorite ways to glue in preschool

Gluing with Cotton Swabs Cotton swabs make a quick and easy way of adding glue to art activities – when you are done, just throw the swabs away. The drawback is that if you use one swab too long, it gets kinds of stringy so you need to have plenty of fresh swabs around to […]

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Q is for queen in kindergarten and big bottles of glue

I always enjoy visiting the kindergarten classes and seeing how much they can do. This week the children were working on the letter Q and part of their “work” was making their very own queens. Before getting started on this type of activity, the teacher has already shared with the children what will be included […]

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Sweet glue for creative art in preschool

Add some food coloring to corn syrup and you have a very sweet glue mixture! I took these photos at a local school I visited and noticed the blue bottle of corn syrup (made by adding food coloring). The children painted a little fish bowl cut out with the blue corn syrup. Then they added […]

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The Glue Table

Today, the post you will read is about glue but as you read it, there is much more meaning than just the use of glue in the classroom. However, I don’t want to tell you what to get out of this post when it comes to teaching in the early childhood classroom, I want you […]

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