Last week, several mamas on Instagram messaged me to ask some version of, “how do I keep my under four year old engaged with process art for more than 5 minutes?!” This “Art Buffet” allows your little artist to choose and alternate between different art play, much in the same way offering food on a… Continue reading Process Art Buffet
Okay, folks, this painting method is just about as fun as it gets! It is surprisingly low mess, sensory satisfying, and results in some beautiful products. Your 1.5+ kiddos will love this project—and babies will love to watch! Clay beads in motion Materials A shallow cardboard box with sides (the tray under our sparkling water… Continue reading Roll Painting!
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
Painting objects is a reliable way to engage your 1.5+ year old with art play. It’s a great way to practice those developing fine motor skills. Materials Paint (tempera for littles, permanent acrylic for older kiddos)BrushesPaint cupsProtective paperRocks Instructions Invite your child to choose 3-5 colors and set up the paint play invitation.Model how to… Continue reading Painting Rocks
Painting objects is a reliable way to engage your 1.5+ year old with art play. It’s a great way to practice those developing fine motor skills. Since we used acrylic paint for this birdhouse, I wouldn’t recommend it for the under 3 set. Materials Acrylic paint thinned with a bit of waterBrushesPaint cupsProtective paper (opened… Continue reading Paint a Birdhouse