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Learning At Home For 1-2 Year Olds Pt. 10

Fine Motor Activity: Homemade Finger Paint Supplies: 3 Tablespoons of Sugar, 1/2 Teaspoon of Salt, 1/2 Cup of Corn Starch, 2 Cups Water, Food Coloring, Paper, Paint Brushes (optional) Directions: Combine all of the ingredients in a small saucepan. Warm until the mixture thickens. Cool and pour  in separate small containers, add food coloring and […]

Picasso Self Portrait

Express Yourself! Making a self-portrait is an important form of self-expression and  children love the silliness of Picasso’s abstract art. There are many ways to accomplish this project, you can have your child cut up magazines and collage them, you could print a picture of your child and have them cut it up and glue […]

Sandcastle Building

Do You Want To Build A Sandcastle? Sand building is a staple of summer! This is a simple and easy to put together activity – all you need is sand, a container, shovels and some plastic cups. Let your child go wild and get creative! You and your child can look at photos of sand […]

Jackson Pollock Painting

Paint…Brush…Action! The students are learning about famous artists this month. Why not explore a fun & messy one! Jackson Pollock used an “action painting” technique of dripping and splashing paint on a canvas, and now it’s time to let your kiddos try it out for themselves! This might be an activity best suited for outside. […]

Recycled Paper Making

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! Recycling is an important part of our lives. We have to help save the planet for the future and what better way than to get our kids involved. The process of making paper out of old paper scraps is simple! You get the paper wet and turn it into a pulp, you […]

Paper Airplanes

Fly High In The Sky! For our science and sensory explorations this month we are learning about air power. There are few things children love more than paper air planes, and this is an easy way to explore how air can make things move. Paper airplanes can be adjusted to any age and skill level […]

A Letter To My Parents

Dear Mom & Dad, I know the last few months have been a challenge. You’ve done a great job. It’s time to think about Kindergarten. What I need this Fall is to feel comforted and loved in a safe and nurturing environment. The right Kindergarten will help me continue to learn, grow curiosities, and thrive as we navigate this new world.    Distance learning was an adventure.  I hope to soon be surrounded by my friends, to hear other kids laugh, […]

Learning At Home For 1-2 Year Olds Pt. 9

Fine Motor Activity: Pasta Play Supplies: Pasta Strainer and Uncooked Spaghetti Noodles Directions: With some guidance allow your child to try and stick the pasta noodles in the strainer holes to come out the other side. Skills Learned: Develops fine motor skills by using movement and concentration. Hand-eye coordination and control. Develops independence and confidence. […]

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Blow Painting

Create A Colorful Masterpiece! As the children explore air power this month we are encouraging the children to use their breath to explore this! You will pour paint on the paper and have the child blow through the straw to move the paint around.  This creates some pretty stunning art. Materials: Paper Paint Straws (Reusable […]