For a preschooler's amusement
Filth Wizardry: Leaf rubbing and paint mural
Collection of wonderful reggio inspired activities
Reggio Activities for Toddlers - Playful Learning
Gathering free natural art and craft materials like leaves, flowers, sticks and stones from around your neighbourhood with your kids has so many benefits - being free is just the first one.... ~ Danya Banya
Sun-dyed fabric. Ok. What? How frikkin' cool is this????
Light-sensitive Fabric Printing
natural weaving! yarn and leaves and sticks! from TREEHOUSE. Kid & Craft
Wear an old sock over your shoe. Go for a nature walk. Remove sock, spritz with water put into a ziploc bag. Hang the bag in a window for 2 weeks....watch what GROWS! Very cool! Also check out Mrs. Drake's webpage for science resources. It's a GOLDMINE!
Mrs. Drakes room -SCIENCE
Homemade Silly Putty Recipe - Coffee Cups and Crayons
Salt Fireworks Craft for Kids - Sassy Dealz
tire flower planter tutorial at DIYShowOff
DIY Tire Planter Tutorial
This would be so easy. Embroidery hoops, colored cellophane, and something to hang it by. This could also work with empty picture frames (assuming you remove the glass...)
Salad spinner art. You would need an old salad spinner. Place the paper inside the bowl. Add tempera paint to the centre as much as needed and spin. Cut the finished pieces into squares and glue to canvas. Shellac with a light coating of white glue to seal.
Casa Maria's Creative Learning Zone: Spin! Art in Motion–Part One
"Does your school have an area for outdoor exploration? How do you use the outdoor environment to enhance your program?" The Curious Kindergarten ≈≈
Learning in the Outdoor Classroom
kindergarden and daycare centers should love this idea Make mix and match box dolls with Mod Podge
Twig and Toadstool: Delightful Dragonflys...A Twig Craft!
11 fun and easy preschool activity ideas with a "Space" theme. star trail for monthly floor activity