Monthly Archives: August 2013

Block Painting

I modified this from a block painting post at Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds (one of my favorite sites – her Facebook page is awesome and has categorized photo albums full of ideas). We used a few different types … Continue reading

Posted in Painting, Etc. | Leave a comment

“Secret Hideaway”

This is one of the best ideas I’ve found (from A Magical Childhood). We cleared out the floor of the closet in Love Bug’s room, filled it instead with pillows and blankets, closed the doors and turned on a flashlight, … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Play | Leave a comment

Stuffed Panda Bath

We did this once last summer, and it wasn’t as big of a hit as I expected it to be. But out of nowhere the other day Love Bug said that he wanted to give his panda a bath outside. … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Play | Leave a comment

Crab Hammer Crab Painting

I printed out crab templates for each of the boys, set out red and orange paint, and gave them crab hammers to paint with. Love Bug said he was going to cover the whole crab with red because real crabs … Continue reading

Posted in Painting, Etc. | Leave a comment

Herb Painting

I set out some measuring spoons and containers of basil, parsley, and oregano. Love Bug measured some out, crushed them up, and then used the flour sifter to grind them onto a paper covered with glue. He really enjoyed this. … Continue reading

Posted in Fine Motor, Motor Skills, Painting, Etc., Sensory | Leave a comment

More Name Recognition Art

We’d done a couple projects to help Love Bug start to recognize his name and learn to spell it back here, and then I found a few more ideas from Fantastic Fun and Learning (and created one of my own). … Continue reading

Posted in ABCs and 123s, Fine Motor, Letters, Motor Skills | Leave a comment

Soda Bottle Flowers

I found this cute idea here for making flower prints from a soda bottle – using the bottom of the bottle for the petals and then the cap for the inside. Fun, easy, and surprisingly messy.

Posted in Painting, Etc. | Leave a comment