How to manage a group of twenty kids in a collaborative art project: circle painting project for kids // an oldie but a true goodie for sure, especially for numerous same aged children, or A Deep SpaceSparkle Art Project for
Make a Stick Person! Heck, make a Stick Community! Fun, open-ended craft that preschoolers (and toddlers) can do all by themselves, and work on their fine-motor skills at the same time. Plus you get some free DIY dolls to roleplay with at the end!
Light-Shadow tracing ~ so simple, yet so brilliant. It was this picture that inspired me to get the old light projectors from the school storage, and do a tracing activity for Groundhog Day. The kids loved the light and shadow experiment.
A TIN FOIL RIVER * A River Runs through it. (in our front yard) * Camo and Bows * A trickle from the garden hose keeps the tin foil in place "as you build it" along the route the water flows! * Kids of all ages will enjoy on a hot day.
This simple outdoor activity will entertain kids all summer long! Painting with water is so much fun, it's easy to set-up, and it's mess free! - Happy Hooligans ***Add paintbrushes to outdoor play space!
How to keep a child busy for hours in the summer: DIY: Giant Ice Cube Awesomeness - filled with plastic animals, dinos, and such. And I'm sure you could put in food dye before its frozen to color it like the ice block in the photo.