International mud day: making rainbow mud paint

In honor of International Mud Day, I recently did some experimenting and I hope you will enjoy this mildly messy International Mud Day activity... Finding the right kind of dirt here to make a good consistency of mud was not easy. The dirt in my yard was hard as a rock so I stopped by my husbands jobsite and filled up a bucket of dirt from there. The dirt is light and thick (almost a [...]

Kicking off summer at preschool with a friendship mural

Each class at preschool kicked off the summer with a large group friendship mural... Every mural was different... A large group mural is a great way to promote friendship. As the children participated in making their murals they talked with each other and spent time working together side-by-side to achieve a common goal... Some of the murals invited individual creativity as well... The next time you are looking for a way to foster new friendships, [...]

By | June 9th, 2011|Categories: Around the Classroom, Creative Art|Tags: , , |4 Comments