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CRAVE IT. COVET. LOVE IT. This Week: Love Candy Mosaic Art

October 20, 2013 in All Posts, CRAVE IT. COVET. LOVE IT.

This week (with Halloween around the corner), I’m loving Candy Mosaic Art, like the celebrity portraits made by local San Francisco artist Jason Mecier, who is famous for making these intricate works from candy. Some of his candy portraits take 50 hours or more and Mecier also uses trash as his medium, often from the […]

Rainbow Inspired Recipes, Crafts & Activities for Kids

March 17, 2013 in All Posts, Colors, Kindergarten Art, Play, Preschool Art, Preschool Craft, Preschool Literacy, Preschool Math, Preschool Science, Toddler Art

Today I’m over the moon to be sharing another fabulous batch of the best rainbow-inspired recipes, crafts, and activities that you and your kids can eat, make, and play! Last year, we had 100+ ideas linked up featuring posts on ways to learn about, explore, play with, and eat rainbows – can you believe it? I’m still going […]

{Simple Classics} Winter Activity: Cotton Ball Snowman

December 10, 2012 in All Posts, Preschool, Preschool Art, Toddler Activities, Toddler Art

We’re back with another Simple Classic: the Cotton Ball Snowman! Remember these from back in the day? I love that the concept is so simple and so representative of crafty winter fun. Materials Construction paper Cotton balls Glue stick Scissors How To Step 1 Cut out your snowman.  I folded a piece of white construction […]

{Play} Absorption Art: Tie Dye Paper Towels

July 23, 2012 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

This Tie Dye Paper Towel activity is another in our Accidental Art vault.  Read more about how we came upon this fun art activity that’s part of our Absorption Experiment Series and how to recreate it yourself at Quirky Momma here. Check out these other activities in our Absorption Experiment Series: Science:  Absorption Experiment with Sand & […]

{Play} Quirky Momma Announcement and Absorption Art: Sponge Painting

June 30, 2012 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

So absolutely thrilled to share with you all today that I’ve joined the Quirky Momma team of talented bloggers over at kidsactivitiesblog.com!   Quirky Momma’s site is chock full of super fun and inspirational play, learning, and family ideas.  It’s such an honor to be included with this group of awesome ladies. My first post at Quirky […]

{Play} Best of Kids’ Rainbow Art, Eats & Activities Blog Hop

April 24, 2012 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

Like I admitted to in our Rainbow Squares Activity post, I’m slightly rainbow-obsessed. In my angst-y teenaged years, I used to be an all-black lover, shunning all shades of the color spectrum, but I’m one hundred percent over that dull phase now. When we first tried doing rainbow activities, Jane did her own thing. One […]

{Play} Colorful Ice Cube Painting

September 15, 2011 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

WARNING:  This project is not for the faint of art! If the thought of messes, stains, vibrant color and irrepressible squealing makes you squirm, stop reading here and hurry over to last week’s post on Water Painting, which is a completely fuss- and mess-free project you and your kids will love just as much as […]