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Completed art project from out preschoolers

Frida Kahlo Shadow Box Project

This was a fun project to do with the children since I love introducing new artists and ideas! Throughout this lesson, the children exercise proper pen holding skills, fine motor skills, and get to learn a little art history along the way.

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toddler shows us his completed spider in a web at our daycare center

Spider Project

Early October we jumped right into our Halloween themed art projects starting with our web spinning and spider beading creations!

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Our Preschool class learns about animals

Animal Movement

Animal movement is always a favorite with preschoolers. Getting to act out their favorite animal moves is fun for all.

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kids playing in the tinker hollow

Hammer and Nail Butterfly Dot-To-Dot

This session in Tinkering the kiddos were given a refresh lesson on using a hammer properly and safely. Once we finished learning the correct way to hold and swing a hammer the children made “Hammer and nail butterfly dot-to-dot”.

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finished product of a stamped leaf on paper

Clay Nature Prints

In this lesson kids get to explore how many different ways we can use the same materials and introduce the concept of clay printing by relating it to something students might already know/have used: stamps!

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children at cmp creating nature art

Smash Art using Nature

Get kids to interact with nature by simply exploring your outdoors and have students try to find as many colors as they can! We had our students explore The Glenn and find as many different items as they could from nature to use and test on our papers.

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children harvest food from our healthy garden

Healthy Foods

We encourage healthy food choices, which is why we get the kids involved in making their food and to let them see where healthy foods come from.

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kids paint with watercolors

Spring Inspired Mixed Media

Spring is in the air at CMP! We talked about flowers, birds, grass, and trees.  Then they drew pictures inspired by the book and this special time of the year. This is a very fun and colorful project.  Try it at home or in your classroom!

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