4th of July Kids Craft: Fireworks Painting
Fireworks painting is a quick and easy 4th of July kids craft activity that will keep little ones entertained for ages! Lots of fun for kids ages 2-12!
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We all know what it’s like when our little ones cry out in the middle of the night because of a nightmare; it’s heart-wrenching. There are so many great activities out there to help wor…
Art Activities to Rotate (at Two Years)
Sometime I lack ideas of what to rotate on Otis's art shelves - so I decided to make a list. I find there are lots of advantages of rotating art activities like this. We usually only have three trays out at a time. Although there are often pencils or crayons available in the study. Having all the items that Otis needs within the tray makes it easier for him to use and pack up. With the exception of water for washing his paint brush (which he needs to ask me for) and his smock and place-mat…
Contact Paper Shape Art
We do contact paper activities a lot at our house. Contact paper is perfect for art projects, sensory play, and general exploration. Today I will be sharing a Contact Paper Shape Art activity. This is a great way to review shapes and create a unique work of art at the same time. If you are looking for more contact paper activities, you'll find them on 20+ Ways to Use Contact Paper with Kids. You will need: Contact paper Scissors Acrylic paints Permanent marker Paint brushes or paint sponge…
Wax Resist Valentines Cards - Happy Hooligans
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, the toddlers and preschoolers in my home daycare have been busy making Valentines’ cards for their parents. Recently, we made these awesome wax resist cards! We love wax-resist art. Some folks call it crayon-resist or paint-resist, but whatever you call it, it’s just plain fascinating! How it’s done:...Read More
Valentine Crowns- Easy paper craft for kids. Simple hearts threaded on a headband make a fun play prop and fine motor activity for preschoolers or kindergartners!