My preschooler doesn't really love art. He's more interested in science (especially fire!) and sensory things. So when I saw these melted crayon pictures over at Helping Little Hands, I thought it would be a great way to combine art, science and texture. All you need for … [Read more...]
Unique yet doable arts & crafts activities collected from around the web and suited specifically to preschool-age kids.
We have had fun over the last few days making these Easter ornaments out of salt dough. As much fun as it is to dye real eggs, it's always disappointing when they last only a few days before having to be thrown out. And, since we're going out of town for Easter this year, we … [Read more...]
Homemade puffy paints are so easy to make - and you probably already have the stuff you need. It's just shaving cream, glue, and food coloring (if you want colors). I only had shaving gel, but it worked fine. Just whip it up before adding the glue. You want to … [Read more...]
My little guy saw his first fireworks last night, and they made quite an impression. Since he just couldn't stop talking about fireworks today, we decided to make some fireworks art. We tried a few methods for creating the fireworks on black cardstock; take a look at how … [Read more...]
SAVE THOSE TIN CANS! I've seen so many wonderful ideas around the blogosphere on how to use them, that I just had to share some of them with you. Thanks to all the amazingly creative moms and teachers of preschoolers who not only come up with this stuff, but show us how to … [Read more...]
Are you one of those who saves cardboard tubes but then never uses them due to a lack of inspiration? (I am!) Instead of throwing my stash away this time, I searched the blogosphere and found some great ideas on how to re-use them. Create adorable bumblebees … [Read more...]