Once I get on a roll with something, I tend to get carried away and my latest obsession is building DIY stands for use around the classroom out of PVC [...]
It's summer and a rainy day here which is the perfect kind of day for me to sit at my kitchen table and tinker around with new ideas. And that is how I figured out how to make the easiest DIY liquid water color ever.
A wonderful exploration of color, smell, taste, and creativity using one simple ingredient! Popsicle Paint!
Around here you can find bumpy balls at just about any store. I picked up six bumpy balls from the Dollar Tree for some bumpy ball painting!
We recently spent time exploring "under the sea" and the children created one of our old favorite paper plate activities - the polka dot painted fish.
Exploring the process of blending colors with our simple version of rainbow swirl paint!
A simple, yet engaging color mixing activity for preschoolers...
We are introducing two unique and inexpensive art materials to our class. Perhaps you even have them around your house!
I was excited to discover that the recipe for edible fingerpaint was included in the brand new book Time to Create: Hands-On Explorations in Process Art for Young Children by Christie Burnett.
Chalk paint is so simple to make and because it includes a little bit of chalk pounding, the process of making chalk paint is quite fun too.