Filed under: Arts and Crafts, Christmas, Featured, Hands can feel, Holiday crafts, Magic Art, Messy art, Science Experiments, Seasons, Senses and Body Parts, Summer, Teaching Ideas, Winter Ice Painting with the Kids by Cheryl Villareal on Aug 28th, 2011
When doing art with kids, one thing we need to remember is that the LESS structured it is, the MORE their creativity shines! As Teacher Tom once said, "It is not our job to be creative, it's the kid's" This line stuck with me and I always remember this when doing an art activity with the kids.
Last year, I came across this ICE PAINTING activity while browsing some blogs. There were several blogs with this activity and I felt really curi... Read More » Tags Share Comments (1 ) Filed under: Colors and Shapes, Featured, Fine motor skills, Games and Activities, Magic Art, Skill development, Teaching Ideas Magical Circles with Crayon Rubbings by Cheryl Villareal on Aug 15th, 2011
Kids love magic, and the fun thing about teaching toddlers is that you DON'T need to know the difficult tricks 'coz it's easy to get things pass them. Now with art, there are also TONS of magic tricks you can do with the kids. A lot of which they can do by themselves!
One favorite is the CRAYON RESIST activity.
We did this a year ago and the kids were totally amazed! We drew a boy/girl using a white crayon without the kids knowledge an... Read More » Tags Share Comments (2 )