A well designed Invitation to Play (paint, cook, draw, etc...) will help the teacher capture a child's attention. Whether the process involves cutting, building, writing, sorting, or painting - we can set the stage and make the process look inviting so the child will want to give it a try. We use the invitation to capture attention. However, capturing attention and keeping a child engaged or inspired in the process is totally different. Keep reading and I will [...]
Handprint rainbow painting is an idea that has definitely been around for awhile but to each new class of preschool students, it is still a new idea.
If I could afford to have every child paint every week on canvas instead of on paper, I would do so. Hey wait a minute! I did do exactly that - except I only had to buy one canvas!
Exploring fingers and hands while the children enjoy the process of making their own handprints!
Today with our preschool class, we explored the different colors that the leaves change into as this season progresses, observing different greens, yellows, oranges, and even browns!
Have you taken the plunge into plunger painting yet? Don't want to miss out!
These awesome large cardboard spools are terrific for use as tools for play in all content areas!
Simple and unique ways to paint without paintbrushes!
I really do think this version of yarn painting in preschool is unique and is the coolest!
Exploring the painting process with a two year old takes patience and flexibility! Observing this two year old so I can learn how to build interest in the painting process!