Author Archives: Kelly

About Kelly

I'm a stay-at-home mom to two boys and a girl. My Love Bug is 4 and has been doing art projects since just after turning 2. My Sweet Pea is 2 and tries to do everything his brother does. Little Flower is 4 months and has no idea of all the fun she has ahead of her.

Baby Tissue Paper Sensory

I’m always looking for easy things to keep Little Flower busy while I’m cooking. This tissue paper sensory bowl was about as easy as could be and really kept her occupied for longer than any other similar activity so far. … Continue reading

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Reverse Prints

For a fun painting activity, I had Love Bug paint an entire sheet of paper however he wanted. He made it really colorful, but unfortunately for this project didn’t make the paint quite thick enough. What we did next was … Continue reading

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ABC Q-tip Painting

I found this really great idea for painting over letters using a q-tip. The point was to paint over it like you were actually writing the letters with paint, but when I gave Love Bug paints and a paper with … Continue reading

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Petite Picassos

We have a really great book of art projects based on the great artists, which is where I got this idea for single-color painting like Picasso did like. It just so happens that Love Bug’s favorite color is pink and … Continue reading

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Move Like a Sea Creature Game

Using an idea I found for an active Valentine’s gross motor game, I came up with a fun game using some of the sea creatures that the boys love. I cut 12 fish shapes out of construction paper and then … Continue reading

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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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