Monthly Archives: April 2013

Painting with Strange Objects: Ribbon

This was Love Bug’s idea. The ribbon came from a birthday gift bag (we had a double birthday party last weekend for my now 3- and 1-year-olds!). Love Bug was playing with it and announced that he wanted to do … Continue reading

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Icing Paint

I’ve had this box of decorating icing (the kind you use to write things and make small designs on already decorated cakes) in my closet for so long that I don’t think it’s even good anymore (plus I don’t use … Continue reading

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Painting with Strange Objects: Paint Roller

I love painting with things other than a paintbrush. It’s fun to change things up plus projects like this one where we used a paint roller can make really cool, unique textures and designs. I got this idea from Play … Continue reading

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Sensory Ideas

A lot of the kids’ art blogs I follow have a lot of info about sensory bins. That’s not something we’ve ever really gotten into very much, but now that Sweet Pea is getting to the age where he can … Continue reading

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Cookie Cutter Art

This one is from back in January. I put some globs of red and blue paint on a newspaper and gave Love Bug some cookie cutters to dip in and print onto a paper. He pretty much just used the … Continue reading

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Bubble Art

This is our bubble painting. I’d found this here a while ago and have been waiting impatiently for warm weather to get outside and do this. It was fun but a little tricky to get it right. Basically all we … Continue reading

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Making Rainbows

Yesterday I shared our rainbow salt tray. Here areĀ a few other rainbow projects we’ve done. It’s always fun to see how the colors will mix up and what will happen when painting with rainbows. Rainbow Sponge Painting: I put lines … Continue reading

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