art for kids
Paper Towel Art: When I thought up this activity, I actually wasn’t thinking “paper towel art”. I originally planned to use paper coffee filters, but at the last minute, I thought paper towels might be better because of how absorbent they are. I’m happy to say that the paper
Paint up some fun outside with our easy cornstarch sidewalk paint! This recipe for homemade sidewalk paint is so easy, you can whip up a batch of creative fun for the driveway, sidewalk or patio in just a matter of minutes. This paint is always a hit with the
Chalk Chook: hands-down the most whimsical and vibrant sidewalk chalk we’ve ever played with! Remember a few weeks back, we received a surprise package of handmade chalk from Mel at Chalk Chook? You can click here to read all about that excitement. Well, temps are finally on the rise
Styrofoam mosaic art: a vibrant and easy art activity for kids! Making styrofoam mosaic art is easy, inexpensive and a whole lot of fun! It’s an open ended, colourful art process that uses one of my favourite thrifty craft materials: a styrofoam produce tray. The hooligans and I made some
Experimenting with tracing paper: a fun and artful way to develop fine motor and printing skills: Tracing paper is something I’ve never thought to use here in the daycare until recently. The hooligans love drawing and colouring, and I always have materials available for them to help themselves to.
Easy stained glass painting with wax paper and a bottle lid! The hooligans and have tried something entirely new here! We made beautiful stained glass art using a very simple process and a few simple kitchen and crafting items. You may have seen our Eric Carle Easter Eggs recently,
I hadn’t thought of this activity in years, but it was one of my favourites when I was a kid. My friends and I spent hours, sprawled out on the rec. room floor with a stack of magazines and a box of crayons, performing something we called magazine make-overs.