Posts Tagged ‘Messy time’

The Joy of Painting

We sometimes forget that keeping it simple is just as fun and creative (and some would argue more so) as having lots of materials to go at.

So this week I decided to go back to basics and just provide paint, paper and a brush for the little ones. Read the rest of this entry »

Sensorial Snow

As we’ve had some snow this week I thought we’d do some sensorial exploration with snow substitutes.

I used four substances to give the children four different textures to experiment with and experience. Read the rest of this entry »

Painting to Music

Set up outside for painting with musicI saw this idea on Facebook last week and just had to give it a go.  It’s quite a simple idea but gives the children a new way of looking at painting which in turn produces some fantastic results. Read the rest of this entry »

Help With Stains!

It is inevitable that children will get paint, crayon, glue and chalk in places other than where it is supposed to be at some time or another. And the best way to deal with these is to cover all the surfaces you don’t want damaged with splash mats and cover-all’s. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Avoid Mess!

Mess is one of life’s great survivors – no matter how much you try to get rid of it, it just keeps coming back! There are a few suggestions I’d like to make to make your life a little easier. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Avoid Stains When Painting!

Children love painting. And no wonder. It’s a messy, colourful and fun thing to do. But it can cause a bit of a headache for carers. Have this as your mantra and you won’t go far wrong. Read the rest of this entry »