crafts · movement · process art · sensory

bubble wrap jellyfish

Oh bubble wrap. I love you. The boys and I decided to add jellyfish to our ocean, and I wanted them to be AWESOME. Lots of texture and pattern and color and movement. These things are all that and more. To start, I cut a bunch of paper plates in half. Jackson decided he didn’t… Continue reading bubble wrap jellyfish

crafts · process art

painting an ocean

Today the boys and I painted an ocean for our next wall scene! “Look mama! My hands are the OCEAN!” Rollers and brushes, different shades of blues and greens, and another water table clean up!  Now on to the creatures!

crafts · movement · process art · sensory

thwap painting

The cashier at the grocery store probably thought we have a major bug problem. Actually, we have a painting addiction.  This one should really be done outside. Really. You’ve been warned.   THWAP! *giggle*  THWAP! THWAP! *giggle giggle* This project was messy, and crazy (wind!), and awesome! We rolled out a huge piece of paper… Continue reading thwap painting

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marble shake painting

Ok folks, there’s no sugarcoating this one. It gets messy. But it’s a BLAST! And there are a few things you can do to contain the paintornado (see what I did there?). Let’s do this. My kids are at very different places right now – developmentally, emotionally, physically. They got very different experiences out of this… Continue reading marble shake painting

crafts · holiday · process art

mother’s day flowers with vegetable stamps

I bought bok choy one time at the store, and Jackson asked if we could stamp with it. I got a crazy look from the lady next to us. Totally worth it. Arts for life people! This has been one of my favorite painting activities to repeat. It comes out different every time, but it’s… Continue reading mother’s day flowers with vegetable stamps

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playroom tree

I have a thing for trees. I don’t know why, but I. FREAKIN. LOVE. TREES. One benefit to moving is a sudden abundance of cardboard boxes! After a recent flurry of naptime unpacking, I found myself with a pile of cardboard just begging for a project. Tree time. I used cardboard because I had it, but I’ve… Continue reading playroom tree