Posts Tagged ‘painting’

Moon and Stars Pictures

Moon and starts

Did you see the moon last week? It was magnificent. Big and bright and the inspiration for this week’s activity at toddler group.

Firstly we made prints of the moon. We dabbed white, silver and silver glitter paint all over our printing disks (polystyrene pizza trays). Then we turned them over and pressed down hard. As we carefully peeled away the disks our moon print was revealed. The children were delighted. 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 »

Aromatic Painting

This week at toddler group I decided to add an extra sensory dimension to our painting – I made aromatic paint. Read the rest of this entry »

Sun Prints

What’s this got to do with arts and crafts? Well, with the shop bought pizza you get a round polystyrene disk acting as a tray under the pizza. Read the rest of this entry »

The Everlasting Painting

The idea is that you have a large canvas, or you could be all green and use the cardboard from the box your Artful Dodgers supplies come in, which you paint on and add to over time. The great thing with this project is that you can just have it in the corner of the room and the children add to it as and when they want, or you could have more structured sessions with it. It’s up to you and how it would fit in with your working practices and the space available. Read the rest of this entry »

Drip and Blow Painting

This idea came about because I had to find a way of simplifying the blossom picture project I suggested in this blog a few weeks ago. For toddler group there is only an hour and quarter for art and craft and sometimes the children don’t do the activity until the end of the session. Read the rest of this entry »