Shapes using paper and painters tape. Tape the shape then let the kids go to town painting, when it dries carefully pull the tape off and hang up to use when talking about shapes.
Make a pirate map - Draw a random shape, have the child cut it out - name the Island the child's name and have them decorate it adding stickers where there are clues and X for marking the treasure spot.
Bottle Bank via Martha Stewart: transform a used plastic bottle into a cute piggy bank. Could use same idea to made little containers for kids to store their collections too (use bottle with wider opening and don't make slot)
Earth Day Crafts, Activities & Recipes
the chirping moms: "Earth Day" Crafts for Little Ones!
FISHBOWL kids craft kit Paper bowl Tissue paper or crepe paper Poster paint or watercolor Paint brush Scissors White glue Thin string Paper clip or button Wiggle eyes (optional)
Heart Shaped Animals ~ Easy Valentine crafts for kids
Edible Finger Paint
EDIBLE FINGER PAINT RECIPE - An easy homemade sensory, edible finger paint recipe that kids of all ages will adore exploring. This kids painting idea is so fun. Taste safe finger paint isn't just for babies and toddlers!
How to Make Glistening Paint! Does your child love sparkles? This paint is a blast for your little twinkle toes, because her skies and seas will glint and glisten after drying. The recipe is bound to provoke an ?s so simple!
DIY Wax Paper Lantern
artsy-fartsy mama: DIY Wax Paper Lantern - I've used sharpies instead of crayon wax to avoid the use of an iron