EARLY MARKMAKING

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Pen cars!

Zooming Pens | Kids' Crafts | Fun Craft Ideas

This fun toy car activity involves both art and play for toddlers and preschoolers. Simply fasten colored markers to toy cars and let kids zoom away with colorful lines.

Fun mark making opportunity / Early Years - wrap up blocks with drawing paper for an alternative to flat paper. Watch then get creative making parcels, decorating them and writing their name :)

Fun mark making opportunity / Early Years - wrap up blocks with drawing paper for an alternative to flat paper. Watch then get creative making parcels, decorating them and writing their name :)

Chalkboard wall in playroom...this is will in my children's playroom (when I have them)!

Chalkboard wall in playroom...this is will in my children's playroom (when I have them)!

The Yorkshire Teacher on Instagram: “💛Promoting early writing- I printed these cute little images from CBeebies and Netflix (thank you!) etc and taped them and wallpaper lining…”

15 Likes, 2 Comments - The Yorkshire Teacher (@theyorkshireteacher) on Instagram: “💛Promoting early writing- I printed these cute little images from CBeebies and Netflix (thank you!)…”

Finger Painting on a table!  then take a print with lying a paper on top of the artwork!

Redirecting

We came into class finding sections taped off on the children's table. Hand Painting in your own area, right on the table! M...

Some lovely mark making on tin foil by my little ones in early years. #phonics #eyfs

Mark Making on Tin Foil

Painting on tin foil is a great way to get children interested in mark making. They can use paint brushes, painting tools, their fingers and hands, whatever interests them... you'll be amazed at the results.

Encouraging emergent writing using scrap paper... amazing what gets children interested in writing! #phonics #eyfs

Encouraging Emergent Writing using Scrap Paper!

This was a great child initiated activity, and just shows how any type of scrap paper, or surface can be used to mark make, practise letter formation and encourage emergent writing.