Free Printable Paper Dolls I know today is a miserable snowy day for much of the country so I thought I'd share a fun project that you can do with your little ones! When I was little, me and my sister used to love to make paper dolls and we'd even make custom clothes for them from cutting out pictures from magazines. They are great, cheap fun.
Freebie Friday – Robot Memory Match Today for Freebie Friday, we have one for the boys! Today we have a very cute “Robot Memory Match Game” to play with your little ones. Print out your Robot Memory Match Game twice to make pairs, using card stock for added strength.Cut out each card.Laminate.Turn the cards over, picture side down, on a flat surface.Turn over two cards at a time to find matching pairs. To download your free “Robot Memory Match Game” please click the link below! 25 Easy Art Techniques for Preschoolers - Happy Hooligans It’s no secret – my daycare hooligans love creating art! For me, the funnest thing about art for kids, is finding unique and interesting ways for my toddlers and preschoolers to get creative. The kids and I have tried a lot of creative processes over the years, and today, I’m sharing with you, 25 easy art techniques for kids! They’re easy, inexpensive, super-cool, and each of these projects can be done using things you have in your kitchen cupboards and around your home! Put away those paints and paintbrushes!
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Paper Plate Weaving How To I have to confess, that there are not “many paper plate crafts” on Red Ted Art yet. I am not sure why, but paper plates are not something we have in our house. But it was it was time to change that……… especially as it is such a fun material to work with. The first thing we decided to have a go at, where those gorgeous Paper Plate Weaving crafts. Weaving is something we have wanted to do for a while and combining it with a paper plate is just perfect.
Friday Art Feature - I Am ... We had our first official art class of the year this week. I decided to start off with an easy one so everyone could feel successful with their project. And the final results couldn't be more beautiful in our classroom! I think I may be a tad OCD - that empty space in the bottom is driving me crazy!!! Kids Crafts - Inspiration for Children of all Ages Bunting is a quick and fun way to decorate the house or classroom for any occasion. It also... It is amazing what fun can be had and what can be created from a few basic ingredients. We have... Decorating lanterns and candles is great fun for older children.
diy: recycled cardboard dollhouse : CAKIES Recycled Cardboard Dollhouse Supplies:Cardboard Dollhouse Template (the biggest piece is about 20″ x 20″) Recycled cardboard from a box Pencil Box cutter Self-healing mat Directions: Download the Cardboard Dollhouse Template and you will need to take it to a copy center to get it printed.
creativity with crayons! Think crayons are for kids? Think again! There are all sorts of great ways to use a box of crayons in your art- here are a few ideas... Go back to the days of coloring books and use them fill your drawings with color- Use them to create a resist with watercolors. Start by using a white crayon to draw on a blank page.
How to Homeschool Preschool The years between 2 and 5 are so formative. So much of the “foundation” of your child’s interests and temperament is being nurtured and awakened. They are also developing skills that they can use in school for years to come. We have homeschooled all of our kids for preschool – including our youngest kids who are still learning and playing at home. This is what we have done to instill a love of learning with our kids.
Watercolor Cards If you have been loving the watercolor and ombre trend recently, you are going to LOVE this amazing DIY Sarah is bringing us today! She is sharing a sweet way to ask your bridesmaids if they will stand by your side on your wedding day. This DIY is so adorable and super easy!
Owls, Foil, Glue, and Shoe Polish (original artwork by David, grade 5) Art Club, Grades 1-6 This is one of my all-time favorite projects. The technique has been around for years, and I've loved using it several times with my students. This time around, our art is of owls and leaves. We first planned our compositions, paying attention to all of the positive and negative spaces.
Kindergarten Kindergartners just finished a great lesson about Cave Art. We looked at images from Lascaux and used the smartboard to play "eye spy" and find certain pictures on the cave walls like horses, paw prints, foot prints, and circle designs. Then students used a handout from the awesome book Dynamic Art Projects for Children by Denise Logan. They each began with a rectangle for a body, added their own head, and finished with designs inside the rectangle body. Using the handout for inspiration, kindergartners did a great job drawing with marker, coloring with oil pastel, and smearing chalk in the background of their "rock" pictures.