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25 Easy Art Techniques for Preschoolers

25 Easy Art Techniques for Preschoolers
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! This round-up of creative art processes will have your kids exploring and experimenting with all kinds of different materials, substances and tools! Each of the activities described here contains a click-able link which will take you to the step-by-step instructions. 25 Unique and Easy Art Techniques for Kids Make a gorgeous “tie-dyed” bookmark with Sharpies and rubbing alcohol! Sharpies are the star again in this simple “stained-glass” art project. One of our absolute favourites!

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