Watercolor & Recycled Newspaper Flower Craft
Recycled newspaper flower craft for kids! A colorful fine motor craft for preschoolers using recycled materials!
Kindergarten Andy Warhol Pop Art Hands
As the school year is winding down (only 20 more school days, but who's counting???!!) this is a project I like to do with kindergarten. The neon bright colors just make me think summer. To start the lesson I have the paper folded for students into thirds and in half again, which makes 6 folded squares on the paper. Students are instructed to trace the hand they DO NOT write with (this always causes some sort of melt down) 6 times, one in each square. I did this lesson last year and…
Wooden Sculpture Prompt: Imaginary Playgrounds
Your child will love making a wooden sculpture with the prompt "Imaginary Playgrounds". It's a wonderful process art experience for all ages.
Preschool version of Chihuly's "macchia" made with coffee filters decorated with dot markers then hung over paper cups and sprayed with several coats of heavy starch. Mounted on black canvas with hot glue.
Why do Leaves Change Color Experiment
Kids will be WOWED with this hands-on, fall science experiment where they will explore Why do Leaves Change Color. Perfect for kids of all ages in the fall!
Calder's Magic and Children
Alexander Calder embodied a spirit of play. He invented the whimsical mobile and created a fantastic traveling circus from cork, wire, buttons, scraps of fabric, wood and paper. He breathed life into his work with boundless imagination. He packed his clever circus in 5 amazing suitcases and traveled back and forth between Paris and New York delighting audiences young and old. When he was a child his artistic parents encouraged him to experiment with shapes and motion. As art and music is…