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There are lots of good reasons to include items from nature in our art trays. Nature items have different textures and smells and provide a different experience to using paper or other stationary items. Using items from nature also: demonstrates resourcefulness - using what is readily available in the environment promotes creativity and out of the box thinking promotes learning about seasons and seasonality - what resources are available and when respects our natural environment leads to…
M Watson saved to Preschool art projects
Montessori has taught me a few things about how to keep my house organised and how to present children's materials! We know that children need their materials to be; accessible ordered beautiful, attr
Rhonda Nowicki saved to Lake house
Need a simple art activity for today? Let's try some circle art. This circle art activity combines some of our favorite art tools- paint, craft punches, lots of colorful paper, scissors, and glue! I haven't
Debra Elmore saved to Kandinsky art
Choosing colors & painting water over them. Watching the water smooth them down and colors bleed together. Tissue paper art is relaxing and suitable for any age level. It's perfect on it's own as a process art activity or as a colorful first step. Tissue paper painting is also known as a tissue paper bleed.
Ruth Arroyo saved to preschool
Are you looking for a few new art activities to try at home? I suggest most of these activities for children from around three years however some like the nature clay collage would be suitable or adaptable for toddlers. All of the materials the child needs are presented on the tray. I use melamine trays (similar) as they are super easy to wipe clean and will contain spills. Some of these trays contain two-step activities. It doesn't matter if the child doesn't follow the steps however they…
Soumeya saved to Montessori
How we implement the principles of Maria Montessori in our home.
Marnie saved to Montessori
“We should enrich his environment with means of expression and indirectly prepare his hand to carry out its functions in the best possible manner.” ~ Maria Montessori Maria Montessori …
Melissa Perry saved to Childhood Education
A few weeks ago I welcome my first guest blogger to MiniMatisse, Mark Rode. His Paper Dinosaur Sculptures are adoreable, be sure to check them out. Today I'm honored to present you with an Art Teacher I have admired for years. Lauralee Chambers has been an Art Educator for 25 years in Westchester, New York. She teaches over 900 students, 6 sections a day at two different schools with a total of 36 sections in a 6 day cycle. Yep, you read that all right. This woman is a rockstar! Lauralee not…
Nataliya Genzlinger saved to 1-3 classes school
Pinay Homeschooler is a blog that shares homeschool and afterschool activity of kids from babies to elementary level.
Step Lau saved to Classroom Ideas