This week we have been exploring waves in the ocean through our literature, art, water play, and other experiences in preschool.
Exploring the process of blending colors with our simple version of rainbow swirl paint!
Exploring a new art process with a book and a pair of real chopsticks!
I don't know about you, but I am always looking for a new or unique tool for painting for making the process fun and interesting for children. These compasses that we used for painting circles really fit the bill... I've shared with you how we have been exploring circles and other shapes lately. Deborah picked up these awesome compasses at the Dollar Tree, obviously intending to use them for making circles. She wanted to borrow [...]
Today, we had fun putting a new spin on the gift giving process with the help of a new book and an empty box. Come and see how we enjoyed the Gift of Nothing!
Our Pre-kindergarten age children designed their own stained glass artwork using tape and paint!
Previously, I shared with you a couple of our domino math activities so today, I am sharing the creative side of playing with dominoes.
We spent time in preschool exploring the fine motor process of cotton ball painting with a clothespin!
We spent some time exploring and tasting real apples in my classroom and of course, we just had to make an apple tree. Our apple tree may seem a little abstract but the process was fun and interesting and achievable by new little ones.
All through out the year, I give my students lots of opportunities for exploring concepts such as color mixing but along with the freedom to explore, I will often take the time to sit down with my students and walk through a concept. This lesson in color mixing is an example of such a time...