Monthly Archives: May 2013

Number Matching Art

This was from back in November, before Love Bug became obsessed with counting but when he was already recognizing some of his numbers. I cut out large numbers from 1-9 on different colored construction paper. Then I printed out pictures … Continue reading

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Cornstarch and Water

I found this idea for a fun, sort of messy sensory project on this blog. All it is is combining cornstarch and water. The trick was getting the right ratio of the two things. I think I did one cup … Continue reading

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Recycled Materials: Egg Cartons

We’ve done a lot of projects that involve cutting old egg cartons in half or into pieces. Some of my favorites were these: 1. Egg carton caterpillar: This is one of my all-time favorites. Love Bug absolutely loved this and … Continue reading

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Painting with Strange Objects: Q-tips

Love Bug dipped a Q-tip in paint, and this is what he came up with:

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Painting with Strange Objects: Wine Cork

The point of this was to print the round part of the wine cork down to make a bunch of grapes. I think Love Bug did that once or twice and then just decided to roll the cork around and … Continue reading

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Fine Motor Stringing

We’ve tried a few different fine motor projects like pasta necklaces, hole-punched leaf necklace, etc. and these two: Fruit Loop stringing for an edible necklace: and egg carton stringing on a pipe cleaner:

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Chalk Spray

This was fun but not quite as good as expected. I got this idea on this site a while back. I made chalk paint and put it in spray bottles for chalk painting outside. We tried it two ways – … Continue reading

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