Bath Art Play, Color Play, Recipes, Sensory Play

Magic Sensory Foam and Bubbly Bath Sand

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. This is the MAGIC sensory foam you didn’t know you needed, but won’t be able to live without once you try it. In its first stage of life it is a fluffy foam that grows and… Continue reading Magic Sensory Foam and Bubbly Bath Sand

Art with Babies, Collage Play, Contact Paper Play, Paint Play

Geometric Shape Contact Paper Play

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Contact paper is one our favorite tools to facilitate design play. It is such a fun, easy way to engage your 1+ year old with art. Loose parts can be modified to make this process fun… Continue reading Geometric Shape Contact Paper Play

Beading, Clay Play, Color Play, Nature Play

Coloring Air Dry Clay with Natural Pigments

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. I’ve been wanting to try this out for weeks, and I’m so happy we did. This process was FUN and it worked so well! Mixing the pigments into the clay was a process hands of many… Continue reading Coloring Air Dry Clay with Natural Pigments

Collage Play

Organic Shape Cut Paper Collage

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. This art play is a fun way for your 2.5-6 year olds to explore shape groups through design play while working on gluing skills. 6+ year olds will certainly enjoy this collage play as well, but… Continue reading Organic Shape Cut Paper Collage

Art with Babies, Paint Play, Snacktivity

Delicious, Nutritious Edible Paint

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. This is a great way to differentiate for babies while big kid is using different art materials unsuitable for eating.I love snacktivities like this because it cuts my prep work in half: snack and activity, all… Continue reading Delicious, Nutritious Edible Paint

Art with Babies, Play Dough

Edible Play Dough

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. This is a great way to differentiate for babies while your big kids are playing with big kid play dough. My favorite edible dough has just two ingredients: equal parts nut or seed butter and powdered… Continue reading Edible Play Dough

Nature Play, Play Dough

Mud and Sand Play Doughs

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Making your own high quality play dough is easy and fun. If you haven’t tried it yet, this is a great version to start with! Mud play dough, sand play dough and blue ecoslime This play… Continue reading Mud and Sand Play Doughs

Paint Play, Printmaking Play

Painting and Printmaking with Legos

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. This process based art play is a great way for your 2-6 year old to play with printmaking and color and experiment with painting using something other than a paintbrush. Materials 3-5 different washable tempera colors… Continue reading Painting and Printmaking with Legos