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

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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

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salt writing 

Sometimes it’s the simplest things that bring the most joy around here. Actually, most of the time. This activity came together quickly and with materials that most people probably already have in the house. Let your little one guide where this goes and you’ll be amazed.   Pour salt into a tray (or baking sheet…… Continue reading salt writing 

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crayon rubbings

There is just something about the smell of crayons. And don’t even get me started on the COLORS. Swoon.  My boys love drawing with crayons. I originally planned this project to focus on found items from our walks outside. We collected pine needles, leaves, and blades of grass.  Jackson has been all about letters and… Continue reading crayon rubbings

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spring tree blossoms 

It’s SPRING! I want to plant ALL THE THINGS! Because this can’t happen, we’re going to do the next best thing… add to our playroom tree. When last we left our tree (it really should have a name, shouldn’t it?) it was a good, sturdy trunk with the beginnings of leaves. But now it’s spring (most days),… Continue reading spring tree blossoms