painting like Michelangelo. Instead of just having sketching time- discover and study Michelangelo, how he hanged upside down while painting. This is also great for students struggling with fine motor hand writing. It builds strength in pincer grasp.
Square 1 Art Project Very hungry caterpillar craft. When the caterpillar turns into a butterfly--use your child's hand prints to make beautiful wings! They'll love the feel of the paint on their hands.
PreK - Letters in ice. Problem solving activity that promotes turn taking and team work. Also work on letter IDs and letter sounds. This relates to standard plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project.
Help children learn 'under' and 'over' by singing and reading "Going on a Bear Hunt" - then turn into Messy Play Style by including a sensory play session. The book is full of descriptive language! Good for my VI kids.