Fireworks painting activity - great new year's or other celebrations activity.

Painting Fireworks

Let shadows be your child’s guide for this activity. In the morning (8 a.m.) or late afternoon (4 p.m.), place a table in a sunny spot where long shadows will be cast. Unroll paper (Easel Paper Roll, $14; alexbrands.com) along one side of the table, and arrange a variety of objects along the paper’s edge. Have your child trace the shadows with markers.

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Let shadows be your child’s guide for this activity. In the morning (8 a.m.) or late afternoon (4 p.m.), place a table in a sunny spot where long shadows will be cast. Unroll paper (Easel Paper Roll, $14; alexbrands.com) along one side of the table, and arrange a variety of objects along the paper’s edge. Have your child trace the shadows with markers.

Reception ideas- use old soap dispensers to store your classroom paints! Children can take one or two pumps while choosing which colours they would like to use.

Reception ideas- use old soap dispensers to store your classroom paints! Children can take one or two pumps while choosing which colours they would like to use.

What a fab idea from someone on Keeping Early Years Unique on FB. Mr Potato Head.

What a fab idea from someone on Keeping Early Years Unique on FB. Mr Potato Head.

Beautiful display at 'Art By Heart' camp, CCC - image shared by 'Creative Children's Center' (",)

Beautiful display at 'Art By Heart' camp, CCC - image shared by 'Creative Children's Center' (",)

Playful Learning in the Early Years: Co-created Colour Wheel Great blog from a Reggio inspired teacher/mom

Playful Learning in the Early Years: Co-created Colour Wheel Great blog from a Reggio inspired teacher/mom

An art area with unlimited materials or materials that you might not even think of is my dream art area for my class! (like the sea shells)

An art area with unlimited materials or materials that you might not even think of is my dream art area for my class! (like the sea shells)

Painting Provocation: A collection of pictures captured during two different CMU Study Abroad trips to Reggio Emilia, Italy ≈ ≈ For more inspiring pins http://pinterest.com/kinderooacademy/reggio-inspired/

Painting Provocation: A collection of pictures captured during two different CMU Study Abroad trips to Reggio Emilia, Italy ≈ ≈ For more inspiring pins http://pinterest.com/kinderooacademy/reggio-inspired/


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My preschoolers loved this today. Exploring aboriginal storytelling symbols through sensory play - ochre coloured sand. By Kelly Slip | My Third Wish

My preschoolers loved this today. Exploring aboriginal storytelling symbols through sensory play - ochre coloured sand. By Kelly Slip | My Third Wish

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A Painted Branch // Collaborative Art with Kids

Reggio Emilia: The Alphabet   The letters of the alphabet created using found objects and materials on a painted surface.  You could use canvas boards, foam core or heavy paper.

Reggio Emilia: The Alphabet The letters of the alphabet created using found objects and materials on a painted surface. You could use canvas boards, foam core or heavy paper.

Aboriginal Australian Rain Sticks - Sculpture - Paper towel rolls, paper-mache, paint, feathers etc

Aboriginal Australian Rain Sticks - Sculpture - Paper towel rolls, paper-mache, paint, feathers etc

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