Painting with hammers on houses in preschool

Another activity we tried in preschool was painting with hammers on houses! I wasn't able to catch this activity in action but here is the basic idea... A simple white house shape is glued to black construction paper... The children draw doors and windows on their houses. Dip the head of a toy hammer in tempera paint then hammer away on the house... A little messy but lots of fun!

By | November 2nd, 2010|Categories: Painting|Tags: , , , , |7 Comments

Building paper houses in preschool

I just love paper houses made from shapes so when I happened to see these houses hanging up in the classroom, I just had to share them with you. The children glued paper shapes together to create a house then holes were punched down the side of the houses for the children to add paper nails. The teacher told me that threading the nails through the holes was a challenge for the three year old [...]

By | November 1st, 2010|Categories: motor skills|Tags: , , |0 Comments