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.
We asked teachers for their favorite art and craft activities for young children, and sure enough, rolling ball paint made its way to the list! Rolling Ball Painting is an easy activity for preschoolers and other young children that helps them explore color mixing and object movement.printable Summer Learning Art
Try the following activity from Everyday Play, a book chock-full of fun (and easy!) activities to get your child ready for kindergarten.Summer Learning Outdoor Learning Art Seasonal Learning: Fall Science
As teachers of four-year-old children, one of your primary considerations is how to best prepare the children for their transition to kindergarten. Share the following downloadable activity with families to help them prepare their children for kindergarten. It even includes a letter to families explaining how this activity supports school readiness.printable Movement and Play Summer Learning Art
Make this Father’s Day special with this homemade card from 101 Great Gifts Kids Can Make. Father’s Day is right around the corner. Help your child celebrate dad, grandpa, or any other father figure in their life with this simple, yet fun activity that they are sure to love!After School Art
Your kids may be home for an extended period of time in the coming weeks. Perhaps they will be off for a planned Spring Break and your travel plans have changed. Or maybe schools will be canceled out of an abundance of caution over the spread of Covid-19. Regardless of the circumstances, lots of downtime at home can lead to frustration and boredom. I’d like to suggest an addition to the usual line-up of books, homework sheets, games, craft projects and screen time: service.After School Summer Learning Outdoor Learning Art Social Emotional
World Space Week is October 4-10 and is the biggest space event celebrated on the planet. Every year, this week is used to commemorate the contributions of space science and technology to the improvement of humankind all around the world. It is the prime time to educate children on science and technology with space-themed activities!Art Science
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.
Watch children explore and experience the world with our art activities from our award-winning early childhood education authors. To stay up-to-date on new activities and best practices for early childhood care and education, follow us on Facebook or Pinterest. We always update our followers with the best games, craft ideas, and more for children in infancy to early elementary school.
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