Monthly Archives: September 2013

Flower Painting

This was a project that I kind of wanted to do myself. It came out so cool, and it seemed like it was a lot of fun! I’d bought some flowers, but once they were nearing the end, we decided … Continue reading

Posted in Painting, Etc. | Leave a comment

Wrapping Paper Collage

I’m always trying to find art projects that go beyond painting, and I got this idea when I came across a bag of wrapping paper scraps in a basement closet. Love Bug likes cutting and gluing things (though sometimes he … Continue reading

Posted in Painting, Etc. | Leave a comment

Stoplight

I found this color matching stoplight activity that I wanted to use for Love Bug even though he already knows the colors. He’s always pointing out stoplights, and I thought I could modify to also reinforce with him what the … Continue reading

Posted in Painting, Etc. | Leave a comment

Muddy Boys Sensory

Sweet Pea is so determined to play with (and sometimes eat) the dirt from a plant we’re trying to grow in our yard, so I decided to mix up some mud for them to play with. It was fun – … Continue reading

Posted in Sensory | Leave a comment

Painting with Food

Pretend food, that is. I can’t believe I didn’t come up with this idea on my own long ago considering how much the boys love their plastic food set. I found it recently here and I knew it’d be a … Continue reading

Posted in Painting, Etc. | Leave a comment

Playdough and Kitchen Tools

The boys love playdough. They used to play all the time but I think they started getting tired of doing the same stuff, so I was looking for some new ideas. I got this one and a few others from … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Play, Fine Motor, Motor Skills | Leave a comment

Shaving Cream Series #4: Outdoor SC Painting

I put shaving cream in a bucket and gave the boys some large brushes to paint the deck with. They had a lot of fun, and Sweet Pea got the hang of this right away. He was walking across the … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Play, Painting, Etc. | Leave a comment