Through stimulating art activities, educators and parents can harness children’s natural inquisitiveness. Encourage children to engage with open-ended sensory experiences (like Squish and Squeeze) which strengthen problem solving skills as children learn to make sense of their world. Browse our art activities for infants, toddlers and preschoolers created by experts in early childhood care and education.
Art and children go hand in hand. Young children are always full of creative ideas, and art provides a way for them to express themselves and make what they imagine concrete. The creativity brought out by art also builds abstract thinking skills that help with problem solving, spatial reasoning, scientific inquiry, and a host of other important topics.Preschool Elementary
Winter is here, which means snowstorms and icy roads and sub-freezing temperatures will keep our kids indoors. With no recess, no outside time, and sometimes no school, what are kids and caregivers to do to keep their children entertained?Toddler Preschool Elementary
Play food is a fantastic way for children to play and learn! By playing with toy food, children are able to emulate the adults in their life by “cooking” and “baking” while also developing motor skills, logic skills, sense of cause and effect—the list goes on!Preschool Elementary
Halloween is almost here! Art projects for kids help them explore their creativity and imagination. Easy Halloween crafts are always a classroom crowd pleaser in October, and The GIANT Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities for Children 3 to 6 is full of fun Halloween paper crafts for kids and other Halloween activities that will make your students go boo!Preschool Elementary
Summer is the perfect time to take children outside for fun and fresh air! Bubble activities for kindergarten are an easy and engaging way to get your little ones learning through play. Bubble art activities are just one of many ways you can get your students excited about the outdoors, all while encouraging social-emotional development and exploration.Elementary
Summer is the perfect time to experiment with outdoor activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Creative play for preschoolers helps children develop crucial skills as they interact with others and think creatively. DIY sidewalk chalk activities are the perfect way to get your preschoolers outside and immersed in creativity!
Banish Boredom is a wonderful resource for parents and teachers looking for outdoor activities they can try with their toddlers and preschoolers. Here are three fun things you can do with sidewalk chalk!Toddler Preschool Elementary
If you’re looking for infant, preschooler and toddler art projects, Gryphon House’s free activities supplement your current curricula with fun and exciting activities. Through hands-on creative art experiences, children hone skills that help them learn math, science, and literature.
Uncover children’s enthusiasm for creative thinking with art activities for infants and preschoolers. Parents and teachers can encourage healthy early childhood language development by talking throughout the process of each activity. Because children learn language best from slow repetition, parents can use the same activity multiple times to sharpen children’s vocabulary.
Improve toddler and preschoolers’ social skills among their peers with collaborative and engaging art activities that encourage social interaction. Gryphon House art activities challenge children to adapt, interact, and explore by using teacher-inspired art resources.
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