Monthly Archives: February 2015

Ice Painting

For a quick but really messy art activity, we did ice painting. I set out a muffin tray with paint and an ice cube in each of the different cups. Love Bug and Sweet Pea used spoons to pick up … Continue reading

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Ocean Life Art

The boys (especially Love Bug) are really into ocean creatures right now (mainly thanks to Octonauts). So I decided to plan a bunch of activities with fish and other sea creatures. To start, I printed templates for fish, a seahorse, … Continue reading

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Starry Night Painting #2

Last year we did a really great painting project based on Van Gogh’s Starry Night, and it’s one of my favorites. I found another similar idea for fingerpainting on foil to get the same type of brushstroke effect that Van … Continue reading

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Square Compilation Project

I had a bunch of small colored square pieces that I had no real plan for. Finally I came up with this easy idea for the boys to color and decorate the different squares and then glue them all over … Continue reading

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Felt Sensory

While I was preparing our Valentine’s felt heart project, I saved the excess felt pieces for a sensory project for my Little Flower. I also cut up some additional colorful felt scraps and put them all together for a colorful, … Continue reading

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“Sand and Snow” Sensory ABC Search

My original plan was to do a cornmeal ABC sensory activity, but when I realized that I didn’t have any cornmeal I improvised with cracker crumbs. It really looked like sand when I put them in the plastic container. I … Continue reading

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Valentine Heart Puzzle

This was such an easy activity to set up. I think it took me 5 minutes to make one for each of the boys. I found this cute idea for a heart-shaped name puzzle that I thought would be great … Continue reading

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