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LearnWithPlayAtHome.com shares 6 Simple ways to get kids arty in the classroom.…

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You might be getting bored of all my art posts but I bet your kids aren’t. Here is another simple tutorial. If you have different colored papers then you can knock this lesson plan up within 3-5 minutes. Toddler Mosaics 

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This tutorial shows you how to make fun space themed art work. This project is suitable for all ages as the skill level will vary with each child’s drawing ability.

You will need

Black Paper

White Chalk or White Pastels

Thumb tacks…

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This Elmers glue Batik dye tutorial looks fantastic and was created by Our Creative Day.  I am definitely adding this one to my summer To-Do list as I think not only will the kids love it I will too. …

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Recently I spent sometime with 4-6 year old’s and I was very surprised to see that they could not use scissors correctly. I am assuming that because my children have grown up with scissors on the table most of the …

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Homemade Spice Paint by NurtureStore.  What a great idea to stimulate the senses. I would possibly avoid the chilli one and swap it for garlic or something similar.

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I have recently started a milk bottle top collection next to my recycling bin. I don’t know what I am going to make yet but I am collecting them knowing one day I may need 100′s.

This link is …

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Pasta is a great medium to work with, it can be colored and painted. Pasta crafts is something that is often associated with   toddlers and not older kids. I have gathered some of the more difficult but inspiring …

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This tutorial from We Made That is lots of tactile fun for little ones. You can use this for teaching colors, teaching the science of color mixing or just simple tactile squeezy fun for the little ones.

 

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DIY paint pops for summer

These Paintsicles are great fun for summer time. I would suggest only using them with kids who understand they are for paper and not for the mouth.  Clementine Boulder shares the full tutorial on just how to make them. …

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This tutorial by Freepeople is perfect for arranging beach items your children may have collected during a day out or a holiday. The best thing about this kind of art work is that its filled with memories, memories that you …

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This one is over on our sister site and shares ten fantastic milk carton ideas. We are trying to gather some more ideas so make sure you comment below with your unique idea.

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Childs Play Music shares this article on creating musical instruments with scrap metal. How perfect would these be for yard play? Not only do they resemble up-cycled or reclaimed art they are practical and imaginative. I don’t think I would …

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chalkrecipes

Chalk is one of those things that every toy room should have? Why? Because it’s a tool for any age and its use is only limited by your imagination.

1: Sidewalk chalk that melts because its ice chalk.

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Vicky from Messforless shares her favorite 20 Pipe cleaner activities. Pipe cleaners are a great resource to have in the cupboard whether it’s for play, learning or craft. They come in all types of colors, thickness and my favorite …

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