Bright and beautiful water bottle flower painting in preschool

I introduced my students to water bottle painting which is an oldie but goldie way to paint fun, bright and beautiful flowers in preschool!

Bright and Beautiful Water Bottle Flower Painting by Teach Preschool

We sorted through our plastic bottles to decide which bottle would leave the best paint print for the children and decided our round Aqua Pod water bottles were perfect for the job. It is amazing how many different things we have been able to use these bottles for…

Bright and Beautiful Water Bottle Flower Painting by Teach Preschool

We also set out plastic forks for the children to make prints. Plastic forks make super cool prints for grass, leaves, or even flower petals…

Bright and Beautiful Water Bottle Flower Painting by Teach Preschool

Each of our students chose their own path for water bottle and fork printing. Some of the children really liked printing with the fork while others focused more time on printing with the bottles…

Bright and Beautiful Water Bottle Flower Painting by Teach Preschool

One little one even came up with the idea of making sun rays with her plastic fork…

Bright and Beautiful Water Bottle Flower Painting by Teach Preschool

Every flower painting turned out unique and beautiful…

Bright and Beautiful Water Bottle Flower Painting by Teach Preschool

These paintings were just the thing we needed to add a little springtime to our walls!

Bright and Beautiful Water Bottle Flower Painting by Teach Preschool

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By |2013-04-25T06:00:36+00:00April 25th, 2013|

About the Author:

Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. has been working and teaching in the field of early childhood education for over 30 years. Deborah currently owns and teaches in her own part-time, private preschool called The Children’s Studio. Deborah’s deep passion for teaching and working with young children is documented and then graciously shared with millions of readers around the world through her blog and other social networking communities. Deborah believes that young children learn best through play and exploration and embraces this belief in all that she does in her own classroom so that she can effectively and passionately share rewarding, real- life, tried-and-true practices with other teachers, parents, and leaders across the field of early childhood education.

2 Comments

  1. Pedagogen April 25, 2013 at 11:41 am - Reply

    What a wonderful idea! I love this website and thanks for all the inspiration! I have recently started a blog about preschool.. creativity and fun ways to learn:) Please have a look:)

    /Linda

  2. Lara Siffer April 26, 2013 at 9:29 am - Reply

    Love this idea! It’s awesome that you are using materials that can be found in any classroom. Super creative, am going to have to try this with my kids.

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