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DIY Paintbrushes for Kids

DIY Paintbrush Ideas for Kids using Household Items- I would use this in my science center. First I would have children predict what each of these "paintbrushes" would do, then students would use each of them and see if their predictions were right.

Draw around the obstacles

DES VAGUES DES VAGUES - Le tour de ma classe

What a great idea for motor skill development and also for storytelling (great way to take a journey!

Ateliers de manipulation

Ateliers de manipulation type Montessori

WATER TRANSFER: Fine motor, lifting objects with various tools including large tweezers, chop sticks.

fine motor

Toothpicks and a Shaker (great fine motor activity for 2 year olds +). My little purple fairy (E) loves to put toothpicks in this parmesan cheese shaker (bought from the Dollar Tree).

cute for a alien program for SRC 2012. Courtesy of http://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2011/02/alien-dress-up.html

Alien Dress Up

Create an alien headband craft with paper, sparkly pipe cleaners, sticky back sparkly foam, googly eyes and use it as a pretend play prop.

Eye Dropper Activity Tray - fine motor, art and science rolled into one fab activity!

Eye Dropper Activity Tray

Eye Dropper Activity Tray - fine motor, art project and science rolled into one fab activity idea!

Imagine: Insect Compositions

Explore Insect Compositions with tangible materials, reference books and Reggio-inspired setting. (via Imagine Learning Center)

Shape monsters---can incorporate shapes, vertices and adjectives all in one. Have the kids create their shape monster then describe it using math vocabulary and afjectives

Shape monsters are a great way to combine Halloween with math! You can incorporate shapes, vertices and adjectives all in one. Have the kids create their shape monster then describe it using math vocabulary and adjectives

Moonscape-  bag of split peas & a bag of beans, sprayed silver. Moon buggy - dumper truck covered in tin foil. Astronauts - printed out photos stuck on toilet rolls. Rocket - plastic cup with craft foam top & wings, duct tape windows. Playdough moon martians with, googly eyes & pipe-cleaners arms. Magnetic letters.. from Taming the Goblin (",)

Moonscape- bag of split peas & a bag of beans, sprayed silver. Moon buggy - dumper truck covered in tin foil. Astronauts - printed out photos stuck on toilet rolls. Rocket - plastic cup with craft foam top & wings, duct tape windows.

Van Gogh 'Starry Night' inspired painting on foil art activity ideas for kids.

Painting On Foil

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