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Mono Printing – Underwater Fish

The immediacy and effectiveness of the mono printing process is always an absolute winner, especially with toddlers! I chose an underwater theme for this project but it could easily be adapted to suit other projects. What you need A plastic place mat. A piece of cardboard covered in foil could also be used. Acrylic or […]

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Abstract stamp collages

Provided you don’t mind a bit of mess, this is another ‘can’t go wrong’ art activity that young children will love! What you need: Paper for your background (I used black cartridge) A variety of paper shapes in different colours Glue stick Paint (I used washable acrylic, yellow and white) Potato masher Bubble wrap – […]

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Cardboard shape stamping

Here is a simple stamping activity the kids will have heaps of fun with!  I tried this out one week when we were exploring the theme of ‘houses’ in the Little Picasso class (2-5 year olds). Older children can enjoy the challenge of creating pictures with their shapes, while the younger ones can get throughly […]

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Spring Collages

Multi-media collages are always fun and the more bits and pieces you prepare for the kids to stick on, the more their imaginations will run away with them! What you need Paper/cardboard for the background Green tissue paper, ripped into strips Pre-cut Paper flowers/stems/printed out pictures of butterflies/caterpillers, coloured patty pans etc. buttons pva glue […]

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