Monthly Archives: April 2014

Slide Painting

We found this cute slide painting activity that was a good way to do a project outside (which is always fun) and to do something totally different. We taped a large sheet of paper to our outdoor slide and put … Continue reading

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Painting with Different Brushes

To change things up from painting with a regular paintbrush, I let the boys try painting with a variety of sizes and types of brushes. The finished products (Love Bug’s on the top):

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Box Chute

I’ve had this idea for the longest time, but it took me a while to get a box large enough to make it happen. Our first attempt – on an icy day in February where we stuck inside – wasn’t … Continue reading

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Recycled Material Crafts

Since Earth Day is coming up, here are a few crafts that we’ve done using some recycled materials such as toilet paper rolls and egg cartons. 1. TP Roll Stamping I cut the bottoms of the rolls into different designs, … Continue reading

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Springtime Crafts

Two fun spring crafts we did recently were bunny painting (Love Bug’s idea) and decorating a butterfly. Bunny painting was really simple. I just printed two cute, fat bunny templates and let them paint them in whatever colors they wanted. … Continue reading

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Easter Eggs!

We’ve done some really fun projects for Easter this year. We used plastic Easter eggs for “egg roll” painting, we painted paper eggs using a mix of q-tips and paintbrushes, and I made my own Easter egg garland decoration out … Continue reading

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Easter Egg Print and Stamp

We did two projects thisĀ  year where I cut out a large Easter egg and they printed or stamped with different objects. The first was our plastic egg printing. We dipped halves of plastic Easter eggs in paint and then … Continue reading

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