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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
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
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
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
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
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