Geometric Shape Collages for Kids: Using the different shapes for backgrounds as well

Geometric shape collages are just one of many types of collages you can do with children. I don’t think that one needs to do a unit of specific shapes with children. If you discuss the different

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Arts and Crafts for Sukkot: Homemade art exhibits plus more

Making art for the holiday of Sukkot is a great opportunity for you to create an art gallery. For anyone reading this who doesn’t know what Sukkot is, it’s a Jewish holiday that includes a

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Art projects for toddlers:What can you really expect from them

Art projects for toddlers. Are they different than art projects for older kids? We all know that toddlers love art. If you don’t believe me than come look at my neighbors walls. You would think

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All About Me Collages

All about me collages are not free for all collages. Which means there is a direction to the collage instead of letting them just create anything. Collage should be done in a thought out, progressive

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A great Halloween craft: Paper Mache Masks

Halloween crafts and masks. A perfect match wouldn’t you say? These masks are a long project that takes a few days but well worth the effort, if you are in this to really in this to give the children

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Types of clay for kids: Did you think all there was is playdough?

  There are many types of clay that you can choose for kids to play and create with.  Preschool activities have always had some sort of clay or play dough included in their curriculum and for good

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Creativity for kids:Increase it with 9 creativity exercises

Which of the pictures above shows more creativity for kids, the one above or the ones below? And what is creativity anyway? The first picture above was one done by an adult and shown to children to

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Torn paper art for kids: Making torn paper collages into a real art form

Torn paper doesn’t sound much like art unless you take a look at a real artists torn paper art. With children we do torn paper collages that is  such a wonderful activity and can be done with

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July 4th crafts: Make a creative American flag

A flag for a fourth of July crafts even if the children do not go to a parade is lots of fun. Flag making is a great July 4th crafts activity. I love flag making  for other occasions as well. because

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Easy craft projects: Crafts that are easy for the kids and easy for the adult

So! You are looking for easy craft projects. That can mean 2 different things. You may want easy crafts to prepare or you want crafts that are easy for the children to do. Since my philosophy is that

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Kids Artwork: 4 ways to comment on it

Do you compliment your child’s artwork? (I’m sure you do) Do you tell them how beautiful it is? Is that a good thing? What could be wrong? There are so many ways to help a child grow through

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7 great chalk art activities for kids

Chalk art in the adult world can be really awesome. There are artists that make the most amazing creations on sidewalks that are so magnificent it’s a real pity that the rain washes it away for

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Clay projects for kids: How to make pinch pots, clay beads and other fun clay stuff

Clay art with modelling clay Clay modeling,  clay art projects, playing with play dough all mean different things to different people. There are three basic types of clay  and I discuss the different

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Art and Safety: Some basic safety tips

Art safety is a very important consideration you need to take into account when preparing art activities to do with preschool or actually any age children. Actually the younger the children the more careful

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Sewing crafts for kids: Popular activities that keep them occupied for hours

Sewing crafts for kids often conjures up scenes of little children either sitting at sewing machines or pricking themselves with sharp needles. The sewing projects that I do with children however, use

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How do you make clay at home: The good recipes and the one not to use

If you want to learn how to make clay at home or in your early childhood environment you first have to know what kind of clay is it that you want to make. There are many types of clay, many of which cannot

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