love this idea as a fun children's activity! use oil pastels and color peeled sticks with them!

Craft stick and watercolour sculpture. These are so fun to make and they look so cool hanging up.

Paint with Tea Bags - sensory exploration {from Fantastic Fun Learning}

oil pastels

What a fun way to get kids up and moving and exploring the book Press Here!

Lots of cute ideas of things you can mail that are under 13 ounces (meaning you can stick stamps on and throw in the mailbox!)

Exploring Chalk and Water - One Perfect Day

Fun play with oil pastels and the new Big Bright Flower. Color Wheel Paper Plate. Exploring Hues - Color Families for Kids.

Oil Pastel Painting - Easy and Fun for Kids and Adults

Exploring Reggio and mirrors

Exploring the Great Artists - 30+ Kids' Art Projects

Home made pot of gold rainbow shaker for sensory play and exploring music

painted sticks

Fancy Stick Crown - a craft to go along with the Julia Donaldson book, Stick Man - inspired by nature, created for the imagination | @mamamissblog #juliadonaldson #stickman

Each child created an oil pastel piece and then they were hung as a group, lovely.

Paint Stick Snowman Ruler

Easy reference for drawing stick animals. Cute!

Alligator stick craft

For a fun kids art idea that gets your imagination firing, take the Cut :: Stick :: Draw challenge!

Popsicle Stick Architecture by Plains Art Museum, via Flickr

Rainbow Science for Kids: Exploring Light Using Prisms~ BuggyandBuddy.com