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Fun and Easy Low Prep Activities for Children

In case you are looking, here are some of our favourite easy low prep activities for children of different ages that are not worksheets or screen time. Water play with funnels, droppers, sponges, small animal toys and cups; Add food colouring and soap for bubbles if you don’t mind messy play. Outdoor free play, a …

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3 Easy Steps to Get Your Kids Crafting With Natural Materials

In this guest post,  Penny of Mother Natured shares some brilliant craft ideas for children using materials generously given to us by nature.  There are some great advantages to using leaves, bark, flowers and other natural items in your children’s art and craft activities. Not only will you save money on craft supplies, but you’ll end …

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Let The Child Lead!

In this guest post Kris of Flockmen  shares great insight into importance of child-directed play, and how we can provide best platform for child’s free play and discovery. Are you always busy, rushing, occupied, running from one place to other seldom having a chance to stop, think and let your child have a play with whatever he/she wants and …

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Colour Experiment With Water Beads

Working on science experiments with preschoolers is one of my favourite aspects of teaching young kids. It sows seeds of wonder and excitement creating magic and seeing laws of nature unfold in front of your eyes. Preschool kids love learning about colours. There are tons of different ways to teach children the concept of mixing …

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Play-dough Art Mat – Preschool Art Explorations

Here is something simple to offer your child if they love working with play-dough, and you have the inspiration to introduce them to the world of fine arts. This idea came from my obsession to make every single activity meaningful and educational. I wonder sometimes if it’s a weakness or strength. Anyway, we all know …

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Throw an Art {Messy} Party for Kids

There are many different creative ways to celebrate 4-year-old’s birthday. The atmosphere of fun, free expression and creativity, easy going and lots of laughter – here is my happy formula for a birthday party for the free-spirited child like ours. It was the first party when we invited her friends. I wanted to make sure …

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Art with Nature – Creative Nature Hunt for Kids

The world of nature is full of surprises and inspiration. A palette of colors, different forms, and shapes provide children with an enormous amount of opportunities for creativity. Creative thinking is one of the most valuable aspects of a child’s learning that defines success and satisfaction in the future. I love nurturing creativity in my …

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Montessori Inspired Art Appreciation Activities

Without much preparation, planning, or intention, Art as we know it, feel it, experience it, experiment with it took a huge part in our everyday life. We started 30 Days of Creativity and Art to help navigate our homeschooling towards the creative side of learning and I do not think we will ever stop. Whatever …

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Preschool Process Art Inspired by Kandinsky

Art masterpieces are an incredible source of learning opportunities. Through studying and discussing art children learn to pay attention to small details, colors, use of space, shapes, and creativity. Among pictures of masterpieces that we received from Montessori By Mom with the Art Appreciation toolbox my daughter especially loved painting done by Wassily Kandinsky – …

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Australian Aboriginal Dot Painting for Children and Art Resources

Australian cultural heritage that is passed on for thousands of years by its Indigenous people is very authentic, deeply rooted, and represents all the beauty and tranquillity that nature so generously provides. I found that there is a lot for children to learn about Visual Art through the world of Aboriginal art. It does not …

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