Messy Creations: Marbling

Messy Creations: Marbling

Got shaving cream and food coloring? Then you can paint another way: By marbling! This activity comes from our Messy Creations series. Be sure to set down some newspaper or a covering for your table to avoid getting too messy. Smocks or old T-shirts are great for...
Create musical instruments

Create musical instruments

Tap into your musical side. All you need are recycled materials from home plus some glue, maybe some rubber bands and imagination. Start your artful projects by collecting materials from around your house to create an instrument. Some object you could use include:...
Shape Scavenger Hunt

Shape Scavenger Hunt

Shapes can be seen everywhere! Why not make a game out of finding them in our homes and outside! This will be a fun activity for National Scavenger Hunt Day on May 24. First, make a shape chart. Square Rectangle Circle Triangle Add new shapes – stars, ovals,...
Skill Builders: Sort-a-Shape

Skill Builders: Sort-a-Shape

Today we are highlighting some important school readiness skills through our shape sorting activity. This activity can be done in several different ways with materials easily found at home. Shape sorting is a great way to provide children with exposure to many skills...
Early Learning: Shapes

Early Learning: Shapes

Learning shapes is a key part of preparing little ones for kindergarten. Find some helpful tips for helping your child recognize shapes from the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) website. The organization is a great resource for early...
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