I am so excited about “Resist Painting” with our children. We actually have a neighbor who does AMAZING resist painting with wax and other great materials. So, seeing some of her artwork inspired me. Resist painting is a concept that involves placing tape (or other material) onto a canvas and painting over it. Once the […]
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Kids are simply amazing. If we parents and caretakers can have enough strength and will to hold ourselves back and observe, their ingenuity and creativity are profound and quite a sight to behold (and not to mention to learn from). Yesterday we set up the easel. We added yellow and blue paint and some glitter […]
Puffy paint is easily one of the most fun art materials. The cool part is that it is easy to make and the variations seem endless! Kids and adults both love it! There are so many things you can do with it. You’ve probably seen t-shirts and Christmas ornaments designed with the material. Here are […]
One of my favorite parts of my Montessori training was the art portion. Not only did I learn a ton of process art activities for preschoolers, but I also got to do the activities! How lucky am I? Recently, we created an American Flag with marbled paper. Marbled paper is known for a vibrant design […]
Toddlers are always yearning to learn and to do projects. Art activities for toddlers don’t have to be complicated and are often give a beautiful result. Art projects for toddlers help keep their young minds interested in discovering new things. It’s also good to know that it doesn’t have to be expensive to stock up […]
Although there is no specific Montessori writing on art in a Montessori classroom, we can only imagine the appreciation Dr. Montessori must have had for this approach to learning. Her emphasis on order, neatness, and love of nature gives further indication that she would support artworks within a Montessori classroom. In addition to the general […]