We have these foam rollers with which the kids love to paint. I decided to add to it by putting out Q-tips. First the kids rolled paint onto their paper. (We used card stock.) Then they took a Q-tip and drew a picture in the paint. The paint dried pretty quickly, so they had to draw fast. When the Q-tip got too full of paint it didn't work as well, so the kids flipped it over to use the other end. They really seemed to enjoy "drawing" with something different. It even looked cool with just…
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From the Bottom of my Heart
I remember making Valentine's with this saying when I student taught 1st grade (I think I figured out that those kids are in 9th grade now!) I remember the Valentines the 1st graders made were more like posters with lots of construction paper (I wish I had a picture because I remember them being very nice) but I wanted to keep it simple for C and just used some washable paint and printer paper. This was her Valentine for me ;) (This post contains affiliate links)