School - sensory & art

Collection by Julie & Don Lafountaine

Julie & Don Lafountaine
Outside Art: 25 Fun Projects for Kids (Sun Prints, Chalk checkers, mud paintings, outdoor art gallery. Fun Projects For Kids, Art For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Art Projects, Summer Activities, Activities For Kids, Outdoor Activities, Steam Activities, Outdoor Learning
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Crafts | Disney Family

Grab your scissors, grab your glue! Find hundreds of Disney-inspired art and craft ideas for kids of all ages including holiday and seasonal crafts, decorations and more.

{NEW recipe} Super soft Edible Gluten Free Playdough - no cook and ready in under three minutes! Safe for babies and toddlers and anyone who is gluten-free! From Fun at Home with Kids (since my kids will be eating playdough? Baby Sensory, Sensory Activities, Infant Activities, Activities For Kids, Activities For Babies Under One, Edible Sensory Play, Early Childhood Activities, Projects For Kids, Diy For Kids
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Edible Gluten Free No Cook Playdough

Natural materials for light table using clear contact paper and masking tape : For outdoor activity, we collect natural materials with children. For indoor activity, using light table, children can observe natural materials.


Creative family life. Peaceful parenting. Photography. Homeschooling ideas. Crafting with kids. Montessori. Waldorf. Natural living.

I LOVE to find new playdough recipes. this one is MAGICAL Melting Dough: mold-able but melts once kids hands are still. It also BUBBLES & fizzes. So many FUN ways for kids to PLAY! Sensory Activities, Sensory Play, Preschool Activities, Sensory Table, Children Activities, Babysitting Activities, Nursery Activities, Multi Sensory, Halloween Activities
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Quicksand Play Dough

Is it sand , or is it play dough ? You decide!

Growing A Jeweled Rose Slide Painting with Balls- art to get kids moving on the preschool playground Creative Curriculum, Creative Activities, Toddler Activities, Preschool Activities, Outdoor Activities, Preschool Playground, Preschool Crafts, Preschool Painting, Process Art Preschool
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Growing A Jeweled Rose

Rosie and Jewel had lots of fun decorating Halloween eggs a few years ago. With that idea in mind I thought it would be fun to sprinkle a ...

Farbe, Luftpolsterfolie und eine alte Klopapierrolle – mehr braucht man nicht um… Color, bubble wrap and an old toilet paper roll – that's all you need to create beautiful wrapping paper. Diy And Crafts, Crafts For Kids, Arts And Crafts, Paper Crafts, Paper Paper, Cardboard Crafts, Fabric Crafts, Cardboard Rolls, Art Diy
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i ♥ cardboard rolls!

If there is one thing I have learned by spending a good part of my life creating on a limited budget- it's that you can always use something- ANYTHING to make art and you don't need lots of money or fancy supplies. My favorite place to go "shopping" is in the trash or the recycling bin and I have a bit of an obsession with cardboard rolls. There a so many different ways to use them when working with painted surfaces- here are a few of my favorites. I ALWAYS have a paper towel towel roll on…

Zandbak: Creating a top for your sensory bin is as easy as finding some cardboard and taping the edges. By adding a new dimension that encourages spatial awareness, children will find new ways to interact with their sensory table! Sensory Tubs, Sensory Activities, Sensory Play, Preschool Activities, Sensory Rooms, Sensory Diet, Reggio Emilia, Preschool Classroom, In Kindergarten
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Sensory Bin with a Hole-y Top

First, let me apologize for the very extended break I took from my blog. I am ashamed! Although, I do have an excuse... Meet my new Cinnamon Conure :-). We bought him nearly weaned, so we were rather preoccupied with feeding, snuggling, and admiring our new little creature! His name is Candy Apple. Isn't he cute??? BUT, back to business! Once again, I have 'borrowed' one of Tom's sensory bin ideas from his blog at Sand and Water Tables. He has a great explanation as to why this apparatus is…

25 Cool Art Projects for Kids: Art activities for kids of all ages using unique materials like sticks, string, salt, toy cars, and more! Cool Art Projects, Projects For Kids, Craft Projects, Crafts To Do, Crafts For Kids, Crafty Kids, Preschool Art, Art Classroom, Creative Kids
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25+ Cool Art Projects for Kids

We love art projects for kids and always seem to have some creating going on in our house daily, whether it be an elaborate art project or simply some crayons and paper. If you’re a fellow art for kids lover or simply looking for some great ideas to get started, then you will love these 25+ …

Preschool Farm Theme Activities Preschool farm theme - over 50 picture books, songs, and activities for kids from Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds.Preschool farm theme - over 50 picture books, songs, and activities for kids from Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds. Farm Activities, Preschool Themes, Preschool Lessons, Toddler Preschool, Toddler Activities, Preschool Activities, Preschool Farm, Painting Activities, Farm Kids
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50+ Preschool Farm Theme Activities

50 preschool farm theme activities that include books, sensory, printables, activities, and songs!

Key chains the daycare kids can make. Made from shrinky dink paper/plastic found in any craft store. Put a hand print on the paper and write a messp it in the oven and you have miniature hand keychains. Great Mother's/Father's Day present :) Kids Daycare, Daycare Crafts, Preschool Crafts, Daddy Day, Mom Day, Fathers Day Presents, Fathers Day Crafts, Mother And Father, Mother Day Gifts

Mother's Day Shrinky Dink Hand Print Key Chain

Here's a cute and practical craft gift mom is sure to love. Trace a hand print with a special Mother's Day message on shrinky dink plasti...

How to Make a PVC Pipe Sand and Water Table - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls How to Build a PVC Pipe Sand and Water Table. It’s a TON of fun! Have fun building a sand and water table – your kids are going to love it! Kids Water Table, Sand And Water Table, Water Tables For Toddlers, Kids Water Play, Outdoor Play For Toddlers, Water Activity Table, Toddler Outdoor Playset, Outside Toys For Kids, Kids Play Table
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How to Make a PVC Pipe Sand and Water Table - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

Use PVC pipe to make a sand and water table for kids! My 2, 4, and 6 year olds have been loving this sensory play table. I am loving the fact that you can change out the tubs and do either water or sand (or something else!) but not have both out at the same...Read More »

6 Sensory Bottles that Explore Viscosity {lemon lime adventures} If you love sensory play and science you will love this simple way to do both. Learn how we have been experimenting with viscosity with sensory bottles. Sensory Bags, Sensory Bottles, Sensory Activities, Sensory Play, Preschool Activities, Plastic Bottles, Sensory Motor, Calming Activities, Plastic Glass
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Sensory Bottles | Experimenting with Viscosity

6 Sensory Bottles that Explore Viscosity

Classroom Recipes: 3 Ingredient No-Cook Snow Play Dough for Preschool to go with any winter book

Classroom Recipes: White Play Dough

An easy snow white play dough recipe for your preschool or pre-k class. Make this classroom recipe for snow playdough using only 3 ingredients!

Community Helpers week: play dough under construction - ben would love using his tools with playdough Community Workers, School Community, Community Service, Construction Theme Preschool, Construction Crafts, Community Helpers Activities, Preschool Activities, Teach Preschool, Space Activities
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Our play dough is under construction in preschool

Wrapping up our first week in preschool, we continued to explore our new classroom environment and enjoy a few fun activities along the way. Today we pulled out the play dough and play dough accessories but instead of using all those fun play dough accessories, the construction workers showed up with their tools and hard

 Thompson's Treasures : Back to School Bash! Thompson's Treasures : Back to School Bash! Classe D'art, Classroom Bulletin Boards, Kindness Bulletin Board, Bulletin Board Ideas For Teachers, Year 3 Classroom Ideas, Diversity Bulletin Board, Counselor Bulletin Boards, Classroom Design, Display Boards For School
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Back to School Bash! - Mrs. Thompson's Treasures

I’m teaming up with my friends at The Elementary Entourage blog for a fun filled Back to School Bash! We are bringing you tips, ideas, lessons, and most importantly, FREEBIES for this back to school season! One thing that I think is so important at the beginning of the school year is to build a ... Read More about Back to School Bash!

Nature Activities for Kids : Earth Art Designs for Kids to Make Kids love to play outside and explore nature! Below you will find many ideas for nature activities for kids to do and create with nature.

Earth Art Designs for Kids to Make

We all know it's good for our kids to be outside in nature. And today, I am excited to share one of the most addicting nature activities with you. Earth Art is one of my