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200+ Ideas for Messy Play Ideas from The PLAY Group including a section for messy process art to spark creativity in children.  Ideas are open ended with a focus on the process.

200 Ideas for Messy Play Ideas from The PLAY Group including a section for messy process art to spark creativity in children. Ideas are open ended with a focus on the process.

Put glue on paper in designs, pour salt over it and then drop small watercolor paint droplets and watch the colors grow!

Raised salt painting - Glue in designs on paper. pour table salt over it (generously), then drop watercolor paint (or water w/ food coloring) and watch it travel along the salt lines.

Painting with flour. Microwave to make fluffy!

Homemade Puff Paint: 1 tablespoon self-raising flour a few little drops of food colouring 1 tablespoon salt Then add some water to make a nice smooth paste. Microwave the design on high for 10 – 30 seconds until the paint puffs and it’s all nice and dry.

Glue tacks to clothespins to hang student work on bulletin boards. Makes it SO easy to switch out work.

Glue tacks to clothespins to hang student work on bulletin boards. Makes it SO easy to switch out work. *Glue tacks to top and bottom of clothespin to make more sturdy*

Painted sticks

DIY Kids Craft - Heartfelt Stick Art :) Cute for Valentines Day. So simple, collect sticks, paint them, cut them to length to make a heart, then use string or wire to keep it all together.

I made this really cool game that they LOVED doing! I used sharpies to color the clothespins and turned pipe cleaners into a loop. They then matched the correct color loop and pinned on the clothespin. Not only do they think about the colors, but use fine motor skills too! (This is great for a "rainbow theme)

I made this really cool game that they LOVED doing! I used sharpies to color the clothespins and turned pipe cleaners into a loop. They then matched the correct color loop and pinned on the clothespin (Cool Crafts With Pipe Cleaners)