Let shadows be your child’s guide for this activity. In the morning (8 a.m.) or late afternoon (4 p.m.), place a table in a sunny spot where long shadows will be cast. Unroll paper (Easel Paper Roll, $14; http://alexbrands.com) along one side of the table, and arrange a variety of objects along the paper’s edge. Have your child trace the shadows with markers.

5 Solar-Powered Crafts and Activities

Shadow drawing is a simple but fun outdoor art activity for kids. "In the morning a.) or late afternoon p.), place a table in a sunny spot where long shadows will be cast. Unroll paper along one side of the table, and arrange a variety of object

Schaduwtekenen. Maak een figuur van aluminiumfolie, zet 'm voor een lamp en…

Trace the shadow of your sculpture - foil figure or another object with a clearly identifiable shape. Ask, "If I hold the light here, will the shadow move?" Explore how the shadow elongates and shortens as the light is moved.

light table making designs and patterns

Light Table Mandalas with various materials. We’ve used buttons, glass beads, shells, and bottle caps.The children are constantly looking for more small material collections to use in their Mandalas. A mandala ritual can be a very empowering.

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Tracing on light table - providing translucent paper and items underneath. On the light table, children are able to see more details on the objects.

Mirror and Light Science Exploration for Preschoolers. Want to teach your kids about colors, reflection, absorption and more? This science experiment is simple!

Mirror and Light Science Exploration for Preschoolers

Mirror and Light Science Exploration for Preschoolers. Want to teach your kids about colors, reflection, absorption and more? This science experiment is simple!

2 Easy Light Table Activities Involving Ice and Snow

For April and Natalie: 2 Easy Light Table Activities Involving Ice and Snow

Shadow puppets are a great way to keep children engaged in a story. The only tough part is making the supplies. You can get a white sheet and attach it to pvc pipe or wood for a reusable scene. Then use felt finger puppets as the characters.

Shadow puppets are a great way to keep children engaged in a story. The only tough part is making the supplies. You can get a white sheet and attach it to pvc pipe or wood for a reusable scene. Then use felt finger puppets as the characters.

Use Old Classroom Tech in New Ways: Shadows with Projectors (via StrongStart)

Use Old Classroom Tech in New Ways: Shadows with Projectors (via StrongStart)

Shadow box puppet theater tutorial at www.natalme.com

Circus shadow theater Kids craft perfect for a rainy day DIY: Shadow box puppet theater tutorial

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