Color Play, Crafts

Bioplastic Colorviewers

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. These DIY toys are completely biodegradable. Try this easy, fun process with your 3+ year olds for a meaningful process AND fun product that encourages a fusion of STEM and art development. These colorviewers were beyond… Continue reading Bioplastic Colorviewers

Art with Babies, Paint Play

Taste Safe Watercolor Painting

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Usually, we do wet on wet watercolor painting with proper diluted watercolors, but since baby sister has joined in we’ve temporarily switched to taste safe paints. You can make this paint at home with two ingredients:… Continue reading Taste Safe Watercolor Painting

Color Play, Crafts, Nature Play, Recipes

Bioplastic Funglasses

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. This is an intermediate level way to play with bioplastic. Because of a few tricky components, I would say this project is best done with your 6+ year olds. If you’re looking for a bioplastic craft… Continue reading Bioplastic Funglasses

Bioplastic, Color Play, Crafts, Nature Play

Bioplastic Stained Glass

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Since we discovered bioplastic, it has opened up a whole new world of creative possibilities. This is one of the easiest, most versatile methods to create lasting artworks. This project is suitable for artists as young… Continue reading Bioplastic Stained Glass

Crafts, Sculpture Play

Bioplastic Flowers

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Since we discovered bioplastic, it has opened up a whole new world of creative possibilities. This is one of the easiest, most versatile methods to create lasting artworks. This project is suitable for artists as young… Continue reading Bioplastic Flowers

Crafts, Nature Play, Recipes, Sculpture Play

Bioplastic Suncatchers

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. One of my favorite accounts on Instagram, @muddly_puddly is a master of bioplastic creations, and we finally got around to trying it out ourselves. Bioplastic suncatchers by @muddly_puddly This is one of the easiest, most versatile… Continue reading Bioplastic Suncatchers

Collage Play, Organization and Resources, Printable Resources, Protest Play

Workshop in a Bag: Amplify Youth Voices in Your Community

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. These are instructions for how to adapt acclaimed artist/activist Favianna Rodriguez’s Social Justice Poster Making Workshop to a "Workshop in a Bag" model that you can assemble yourself and distribute to young people in your community… Continue reading Workshop in a Bag: Amplify Youth Voices in Your Community

Collage Play, Organization and Resources, Printable Resources, Protest Play

Social Justice Poster Making Workshop for Kids with Favianna Rodriguez

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. When I was teaching high school art at the most amazing school full of incredible young people I had the honor of attending a poster making workshop with my students led by acclaimed Oakland, CA based… Continue reading Social Justice Poster Making Workshop for Kids with Favianna Rodriguez