Thanksgiving Crayon Resist Activity

It’s turkey time! Well, almost. We are a couple weeks out and I’ve got turkey on the brain. Not because I look forward to eating it (I’m actually a vegetarian am not tempted to eat even a morsel of turkey. I’m all about those mashed potatoes and pie, though!). The reason I have turkey on…

Pumpkin Color Mixing Activity

What do you love about pumpkins? Pumpkin pie, pumpkin seeds, pumpkin spice lattes? What pumpkin treat is your favorite? I am going to have to hands-down say pumpkin pie is my fave. I also love pumpkins for another reason (besides the delicious food it provides). I love pumpkins because they are the non-scary component of…

Painting with Mini Pumpkins

What do you do with mini pumpkins? At the grocery store I came across these cute mini pumpkins. I usually pass them by and just go for the bigger, carvable pumpkins. I mean what are mini pumpkins for other than decor? Can you even carve them? I thought and thought and realized that at 2…

Painting with Toy Kitchen Tools

Anyone else love a good process art activity? We do! Process art is my favorite because it allows my kids to be creative and enjoy the process of creating art (versus being fixated on a final product). When you have one child who is a perfectionist (will melt down if his work doesn’t look exactly…

Make big, messy, awesome art using just shaving cream and a sliding glass door! Great summer art activity!

Shaving Cream Cloud Art

Stop everything you’re doing and grab a can of shaving cream! (after you read this post, of course đŸ˜‰ ) Shaving cream is one of the cheapest sensory thrills out there. Grab a can for .99 cents for guaranteed preschool fun! Teachers have been using it for ages as a sensory writing trays (smear some of…

DIY Father's Day gift idea~ Let kids paint a picture of them with their daddy for a perfect gift from kids of any age!

Father’s Day Art Project

This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Simple Green. All opinions are my own. Father’s Day is coming up and that means finding the perfect gift for dads. I don’t know about you, but that can be tricky in our house. Dad is such a laid back guy who doesn’t seek material gifts…but…

Preschool and first grade lesson plan to use with the book 10 Black Dots

10 Black Dots Art and Math Activity

Do you see how well loved this book is?!? We have a few books that are in need of replacements because they are so well loved. Caps for Sale and 10 Black Dots are two of those books that need replacing. Before we decide to upcycle this book, I wanted to give it one more…

Make festive green bubble prints with your preschoolers! These prints come out so awesome and are really easy to do!

Lucky Green Bubble Art!

St. Patricks Day is on its Way! Do you celebrate St. Patricks Day? I’ll be honest, it isn’t on my top 10 list of holidays. And other than wearing green to avoid being pinched, I never really celebrated it in school, either. But nowadays I’m seeing all sorts of fun ideas to do for St.…

Green Eggs and Ham art based on the popular Dr. Seuss book! Perfect for Read Across America/ Dr. Seuss' birthday

Green Eggs and Ham Art

“I will not eat them on a train, I will not eat them in the rain!” Have you read Green Eggs and Ham to your kids yet? If not, March 2nd is a great day to do it since it is Dr. Seuss’ birthday/ Read Across America Day! If you’re a homeschool mom, grab your…

This Cat in the Hat Painting is so easy and super fun! Perfect for Dr. Seuss' birthday/ Read Across America!

Cat in the Hat Painting Activity

Read Across America Day is March 2nd! As a former teacher, Read Across America Day (a.k.a Dr. Seuss’ birthday) has a special place in my heart. It is usually celebrated by teachers by reading and doing fun classroom projects based on Dr. Seuss books. Being that the classic Seuss book is The Cat in the Hat,…