Art with Babies, Color Play, Crafts, Drawing Play

Crayonsicles and Crayonspheres

I’ve been trying to find new ways to engage my baby artist, age 13 months, in mark making. Changing the form of the crayon has been a fun new thing for her to explore. And my four year old thinks it’s fun, too! I’m sure you have as many old, broken crayons laying around as… Continue reading Crayonsicles and Crayonspheres

Drawing Play, Organization and Resources, Printable Resources

10 Art Prompts for Marker and Paper: FREE Printable Prompts in English and Spanish

In May of 2020, we banded our resources together in a simple act of love and support for the children at the Matamoros refugee camp on the US/Mexico border. They were seeking a safe haven in the US, but are now stranded in a sprawling tent camp due to our inhumane immigration policy. In collaboration… Continue reading 10 Art Prompts for Marker and Paper: FREE Printable Prompts in English and Spanish

Drawing Play, Painting Objects

Window Drawing

Window art with Crayola window markers and masking tape This is fun and exciting art play for 2+ year olds. Even adults like to join in the process! Materials Window crayons or markers (we use Kitpas brand from Bella Luna Toys and also plain old Crayola window markers)WindowSpray bottle and rag for clean up Masking… Continue reading Window Drawing