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…
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
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+ …
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 »
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
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!