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.
Educators do a lot of work behind the scenes, which can go unnoticed if we as parents aren’t careful. That’s why we have a few simple ways you can your child to become more conscientious about being more thankful for their teachers but ways that they can show that teacher appreciation. Here are three ways to help your child say ‘thank you’ to their teacher:Art Infant & Toddler Seasonal Learning: Fall
Wire sculptures are one of the many great craft ideas for kids, inspiring creativity and the exploration of different forms. Easily manipulated and decorated, they are one of many art activities for kids that are appropriate for all ages and seasons.Art Lesson Planning
Research shows that the most effective way for children to learn concepts is to experience them physically. These activities from Jump into Math will actively engage preschoolers as they explore new math concepts.Movement and Play Math Literacy Art Lesson Planning
Winter is here! Break out the cold-weather play with your students by introducing a few fun additions. Here are simple activities to turn your classroom into a winter wonderland full of winter discovery for students!Art Seasonal Learning: Winter
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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