Let the sun shine in your preschool classroom

Let the sun shine in your preschool classroom

I enjoy coming in and observing the different ways each class puts their own spin on making a sun.

In this class, the children painted their paper plates with yellow tempera paint mixed with salt to give a little sparkle and texture.

After the paint dried, the children turned the plates over and added strips of orange and yellow crepe paper for the sun rays.

I noticed that some of the children grouped their crepe paper strips by color and some worked to create a yellow and orange pattern around the edges of their plate.

There were other sunshines made as well….

3 Comments

  • Teacher Tom Posted July 19, 2010 11:08 am

    Salt and paint are in the air today!

    I love the variety from such humble materials! =)

  • Centers and Circle Time Posted July 20, 2010 11:05 pm

    Beautiful Summer Colors!

    • Deborah J. Stewart Posted July 20, 2010 11:10 pm

      I just love yellow and orange:)

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