Preschool fall art project- Crayon resist apple painting. LOVE the apple label added right on the painting!

Preschool Apple Art

Do you have a favorite apple? Maybe you like bright green granny smiths or juicy red delicious…I’m a pink lady  or honeycrisp lover or myself (hubby and kids prefer gala, though). Today’s preschool art project was actually inspired by our apple snack (did you notice we kept the apple’s label to add to the art above?)…

Invite kids to paint the starry night sky with this simple process art activity!

Invitation to Paint the Night Sky

  This was one of those impromptu ideas that came out beautifully. If you’ve been following the blog, You’ve seen that we made these Planet Sun Catchers for Pre-K Pages, then we studies constellations with our Marshmallow Constellation Activity, and today (more specifically, this morning) I came up with the idea to paint the night…

The Mixed-Up Chameleon Paint Mixing Activity

This post contains affiliate links If you have a child, you probably know who Eric Carle is. I mean, besides Dr. Seuss, he’s one of the most well-known children’s authors! And if you’re anything like us, you’ve probably read The Very Hungry Caterpillar more times than you can count, too. We finally took a break…

Line Painting Process Art

Line Painting Process Art

You may not realize it, but there are some TRULY AMAZING picture books about lines. Really. I was blown away by the creativity that starts with a simple line. After writing this book list, I was inspired to let my kids at some line art themselves! This post contains affiliate links Supplies Play Dough tools…

Painting with cars preschool art

Painting with Cars

The weather here is starting to turn chilly, but that doesn’t stop my boys from wanting to play outside all. the. time. After an especially good day yesterday, I decided to set up a special outdoor activity for my boys that they loved! This post contains affiliate links Supplies WASHABLE paint Toy cars (these ones…

Spider Web Painting

It’s been a while since we’ve done a process art activity. Since Halloween is a great time to get the plastic spiders out (the last time we used them was for this very popular Spider Web cutting Tray Activity), we decided it would be fun to use them again in a long-overdue art project! This…

Mouse Paint color mixing activity!

Mouse Paint Color Mixing

Mouse Paint is a classic preschool colors book. My kids love reading (and rereading) this book, but color mixing is still a mystery to them. That prompted me to do this simple color mixing activity to help them understand it more! (This post contains affiliate links) Supplies Ziplock bags Paint in primary colors A small…

Foil printed Fall Tree Art! This is a great fall preschool art project, so easy!!

Foil Printed Fall Tree Art

I love painting projects! I think there’s a lot of lessons (indirect and direct) we can teach students through art. Our Painting with Tools and Sandal Art were used to support flexible thinking skills, Friendship Art was a great way to talk about and practice being a good friend to others, and we have many…

Make this cooperative Friendship Art with preschoolers!

Friendship Art

Last week, the Early Childhood Education Team and I wrote posts covering the topic of how to teach kids to make and be a good friend. After reading all the posts, I realized what an important topic this is and I decided to spend some more time on it with my kids this week. If…

Painting with tools- a fun process art activity for preschoolers and toddlers!

Painting with Tools

My kids LOVE working with their dad’s tools. Today, they helped daddy repair some wood posts on the house when I was trying to get their attention for an indoor activity. I finally gave in to their interests and grabbed a handful of the safest tools I could find and offered this simple painting activity…