How to make baking soda paint that fizzes, creating beautiful color-mixing reactions.

Use glue, salt, and watercolor. The glue makes the colors rise from the paper and the salt creates a 'starburst' look.

Fun and Easy DIY Paintbrushes to get your Kids Creating! Use with different "textures" of paint for added sensory fun.

Popped Bubble Art: I've done this activity with my kids a few times now and it never fails to fascinate them - and me! Simply color bubble mix with food coloring and blow bubbles onto paper - as the bubbles land and pop, they create beautiful works of art. It goes without saying that this project is best done outdoors. A great one for those lazy summer afternoons.

Using just two ingredients, this super fun bubble blower painting will have your kids spellbound! How about painting on a sheet that will let the light shine through on the light box!

How to make erupting ice chalk paint - summer recipe for play!

preprimary junior Painting without Brushes | Over 50 Ideas & Materials to Use

Painting with Watercolors, Glue and salt. Covered each canvas with as much color as you can, then drizzle glue onto the painting. After adding the glue the final step was sprinkling salt around on the painting. The salt creates a pretty starburst effect by soaking up paint pigments as the painting dries.

Balloon printing with partially mixed paint to get a marbleized circle...make caterpillars, flowers, bugs, etc.

This would be so cool for an end of the year project. Thanks Erin!

Tossing paint filled eggs at canvas- SO FUN! Making the eggs is easy, too! My kids loved this art project! Summer Fun

So cute! Mix half Elmers glue and half shaving cream - it dries puffy like this. LOVE THIS IDEA!! MUST REMEMBER

Every kid has a little mad scientist hiding inside of them. Here are 10 crazy concoctions you can whip up at home to satisfy their need to explore and create.

Great activity from our friends at Learn with Play at home: Easy Toddler Name Art. #kidsart #painting

Edible Play Dough

Balloon painting! I did this on the first day in my Creative Expressions in Play course (in Spring 2010) and it was so much fun, so I would imagine that it'd be as equally, if not more, fun for Pre-K classes!

Fizzy Rainbow Slush - a beautiful sensory experience from Fun at Home with Kids

string painting

DIY Air-dry Clay

Here's a fun craft to do with the kids: make a pumpkin bird feeder our of 2 liter soda bottles.

great ideas from for using sponges to create pretend baked goods for your dramatic play center. Click through to read tutorial #preschool #play