Art with Toddlers, Collage Play, Color Play, Paint Play, Printmaking Play, Valentine’s Day

Watercolor Print Valentine’s Day Postcards

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. We make Valentine’s Day post cards to send to friends and family each year. This year, we enjoyed exploring a new process in this multi day layered artwork: watercolor printing! Your 2-6 year old artists will… Continue reading Watercolor Print Valentine’s Day Postcards

Color Play, Crafts, Recipes, Valentine’s Day

Upcycle Old Crayons

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Turning your old crayons into new, exciting crayons is easier than you might think. We are using this batch for preschool valentines this year, and my five year old artist couldn’t be more excited. Materials CrayonsBoiling… Continue reading Upcycle Old Crayons

Christmas, Crafts, Crafts for Grown Ups, Paper Art

Waldorf Window Stars

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Waldorf window stars are made from slightly translucent yet brightly colored kite paper. They are made by lower school Waldorf students around the world to brighten the home and classroom. This meditative paper craft is a… Continue reading Waldorf Window Stars

Christmas, Crafts, Crafts for Grown Ups, Sculpture Play

Cardboard Tube Holiday Star Ornaments

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. This is a simple craft that your 4+ year old Holiday crafters will enjoy to no end. Not only are the materials for this project readily available in most homes, but they look lovely even without… Continue reading Cardboard Tube Holiday Star Ornaments

Art with Toddlers, Color Play, Organization and Resources, Paint Play

Focusing Color Choices with Little Artists

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Do you focus color choices with your kids or students? I do, and I think it’s a fantastic tool both at home and in a classroom setting, especially for 1-4 year olds. A little artist selecting… Continue reading Focusing Color Choices with Little Artists

Bioplastic, Christmas, Crafts, Crafts for Grown Ups, Nature Play

Bioplastic Christmas Tree Ornaments

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Bioplastic creation is fun for both adults and children. It can be tricky sometimes, but you will learn through your mishaps with a bit of experimentation and perseverance. These ornaments are a great place for beginners… Continue reading Bioplastic Christmas Tree Ornaments

Bioplastic, Christmas, Crafts, Crafts for Grown Ups

Bioplastic Christmas Wreath

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Next to our Christmas Tree Star, this is probably my favorite thing I’ve helped my children make from Bioplastic. It will be a cherished item we enjoy decorating our home with year after year. Since our… Continue reading Bioplastic Christmas Wreath

Bioplastic, Christmas, Nature Play, Winter

Bioplastic Christmas Tree Star

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Of all the things I’ve helped my children make from Bioplastic, this is probably my favorite. It will be a cherished item we enjoy adorning our Christmas tree with year after year. Since our tree star… Continue reading Bioplastic Christmas Tree Star

Bioplastic, Christmas, Nature Play, Recipes, Winter

Raspberry Bioplastic Christmas Flowers

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that bio plastic is one of my FAVORITE magical mediums to explore with little artists. This holiday season, we gave our favorite recipe a festive… Continue reading Raspberry Bioplastic Christmas Flowers