Filed under: Arts and Crafts, Featured, Messy art, Science Experiments, Teaching Ideas, Transportation Hot Air Balloon Craft for Kids! Up up and away! by Cheryl Villareal on May 16th, 2012
I love playing with paper-mache! The activities and the outcomes that can be done with them are countless! During our lesson on different kinds of transportation, we made some HOT AIR BALLOONS!
It was fun to see the different reactions from the kids! Some of them were really excited, while others like myself got weak on their knees at the thought of riding a balloon several hundred feet above the ground!
What y... Read More » Tags Share Comments (0 ) Filed under: Arts and Crafts, Family, Featured, First Day of School, Personalize, Reading and Language, Recycled art, Teaching Ideas, Transportation Personalized School Bus with the Old Shoe Box by Cheryl Villareal on Feb 12th, 2012
This activity was supposedly a really simple art and craft activity for our theme on transportation. However, as we were planning it, more ideas kept popping out and we eventually came up with this. The idea came from the teachers, but it wouldn’t have turned out this great if the kids weren’t as creative! Good job kids!
What you will need
Yellow cartolina/ paper
Thin strip of black paper
4 circul... Read More » Tags Share Comments (0 ) Filed under: Arts and Crafts, Colors and Shapes, Featured, Sand and Sea, Teaching Ideas, Transportation The Blue Boat in the Blue Ocean by Cheryl Villareal on Oct 16th, 2011
When thinking of an art activity for kids, you have to stick with the things they love and are familiar with, and take advantage of that. In our toddler class, most of our kids love cars, trains, boats and airplanes! -- which is why we decided to include modes of transportation as one of our themes for this year. However, even before we get to that theme, we already tackled a few of these for a different topic.
While on our lesson on the ... Read More » Tags Share Comments (0 )