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Danielle's Place of Crafts and Activities - Christian Crafts and Learning Activities for Children and Kids of all Ages. A library of free craft ideas from toddler to teenager. Education Place Activity: Trading Cards. First Friday Q&A : Make Handwriting Practice Fun and Playful!

I’m taking a little break as we welcome our fourth son to our family.

First Friday Q&A : Make Handwriting Practice Fun and Playful!

Enjoy this First Friday Q&A from last year (also available at YouTube here). Here are some ideas for helping children build handwriting skills in novel and playful ways. Watch the video and then add your ideas in the comments section. (Bonus for those watching carefully during the mirror segment: You’ll see the pile of clothes my boys dropped as they raced out to the Slip ‘n Slide.) Handwriting Helps Build Small Motor Skills: Fine Motor Skills Page {PreKinders} Tons of ideas here! Handwriting {PreK Pages} Tips through the whole writing process – from FM skills to putting pencil to paper. Letter Formation: Tactile Letters Kit Wikki Stix Alphabet Fun Cards for Learning.

Play Create Explore: Homemade Puzzles. How To Make "Clean" Play Slime Home Hacks. Previous image Next image We have yet to meet a child who isn't into slime.

How To Make "Clean" Play Slime Home Hacks

Icky, sticky and awesome is where fun is had and this version keeps kids and surfaces both, clean along the way. It only takes pennies to create and is liquid one moment and solid as a rock another! Did we mention it can also clean your bathtub? What You Need Materials:1 1/2 cup Cornstarch1/2 cup Tap WaterFood Coloring (optional)Liquid Extracts (optional)Empty Container Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. Additional Notes This mixture can be "eyeballed" in any amount. (Images: Sarah Rae Trover) Rainbow Mobiles Craft for Kids - St. Patrick's Day Rainbow Mobiles Kids' Craft - St. Pat's Rainbow Loops. Little Apple Yarn Favors. These cute little apples just fell from our tree, or so we like to think!

Little Apple Yarn Favors

They’re super easy to craft and make a fun decoration for my Fall kitchen. Supplies for Yarn Apples: craft yarn – red, green, or yellow (the cheap yarn will do, $2 a skein)pipe cleaners (or chenille stems) – brown and greenpiece of cardboard – 2 in x 5 in First find a piece of cardboard to help you with the winding. I tore off a piece from a box we had lying around. Take your yarn color of choice and start wrapping it around your cardboard. Cut your brown piece of pipe cleaner in half and slip one through your winded up yarn. You now put the other cut half brown pipe cleaner through again and twist it up on the opposite end of the yarn, creating the round apple and looking like the little bottom end of an apple. You can be done here or add a little leaf to the apple. You’re done. Look! Aluminum Can Ornaments.

Shape Rubbings Craft. Design Your School Lesson Plan - Crayola OFFICIAL Site. Paper Plate Rainbow. This Paper Plate Rainbow is a perfect craft for preschoolers.

Paper Plate Rainbow

Paper plates are just the right shape for rainbow-making, add some clouds and you've got one fun craft! Ages: 3 and Up Here's what you'll need... • Paper plate • Scissors • Paint and brush • Cotton balls • Glue Here's how you make it... 1. 2. 3. Most paper plates have a glossy finish on the "eating" side of the plate, the back does not. Sign up for our FREE Newsletter The Busy Bee BUZZzzz You'll get the BUZZzzz on our new crafts, featured crafts for up coming holidays and seasons, AND learn some fun and useful tips for doing kids crafts - all delivered to your inbox from Your email address is totally secure, it is only used to send you the Busy Bee BUZZzzz. MEXICAN MARACAS. Check out the General Directions on how to paper mache if this is your first time working with this medium.


Materials: balloon. Paper mache and strips of newspaper I make paper mache with one cup of flour and 4 cups of water. Boil the paper mache stirring frequently just long enough for it to thicken... Visual Arts Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities. Ages 3.5 to 6 Preschool - Kindergarten Activity 1: Color Recognition Skills - Colors of the Rainbow - Color the Rainbow with Freda Frog - Ages 2+ Colors are everywhere and the rainbow has all the colors that we see around us.

Visual Arts Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

Visit this activity, where Freda Frog will take the children in a simple online activity to color a rainbow with primary and secondary colors. If you wish you can also do the card activity to reinforce color recognition. Activity 2: Color & Art Appreciation - Color Mixing Activity Ages 2.5+ It is a wonderful experience for children to see and experience how colors mix and form other colors. Purpose: Demonstrate to children how the primary colors: red, blue and yellow mix and form the secondary colors: green, orange, and purple. 1. 2. *This activity will help children mix colors but also match the letters. S Guide Art Lesson Plans Page. Kindergarten Art with Mrs. Brown. Make a Rock Salt Mosaic.

Have your summer art activities hit a bump in the road? Is your soon to be kindergartener getting tired of the standard art supplies? Well, how about making a mosaic? This art form dates back to the Egyptians and is still popular today. Mystery Paint. What kid doesn't love a little bit of mystery? Kids paint an "invisible" picture that can only be revealed when covered with watercolor paints. Want to add some writing practice? Have kids practice their letters, or, if they're a bit older, they can extend this activity by writing secret messages to each other.