Exploring fingers and hands while the children enjoy the process of making their own handprints!
Exploring the world of fish though art and a favorite children's book!
Exploring the preschool painting experience without a brush!
Reading "The Carrot Seed" by Ruth Krauss then extending the book into our wordwall art with this fun and simple handprint carrot!
Handprints are always more fun when we get to paint our own hands in preschool!
This is a super fun process for exploring color mixing with the colors red, yellow, and blue!
We finished two Thanksgiving Feast preparations in one day with these adorable handprint turkeys!
Last week, I got a chuckle out of reading "The 'Correct' Tools?" and the comments from Mrs. Karen's Preschool. Towards the end of her post, Karen stated... "The "correct tools" in my classroom are ones that encourage fun, creativity and yes, lots and lots of giggles. Why in this world would anyone settle for just paint brushes when there is a world of possibilities out there? Oh well... I guess I should stop the ranting [...]
The children are preparing for a thanksgiving feast at our school. They started by making these turkey hand print invitations. The parents are invited to come in and join the children for the big day... We used fall colors to paint each child's hand... The palm of the hand is painted brown and the fingers are each a different color for the turkey feathers... After the hand is painted, then the child makes a print [...]
As a parent, there is nothing more precious to me than hanging up a piece of art my child made out of her own hand or footprint. But as a teacher I sometimes observe hand and footprint art activities and simply wonder where the benefit is to the child. Don't get me wrong, I think that hand and footprint art is very cute and I think that parents love to have these types of art [...]