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.
The third Monday of every February is Presidents’ Day! Do this fun activity from The GIANT Encyclopedia of Learning Center Activities for Children 3 to 6 with your children to help them think about our presidents (Washington and Lincoln in particular) and what they have done for our country.Art
Everybody loves a party, so why save the fun for birthdays? Any day can be a party day! These party hats are great for birthday parties (or even holiday parties)! Of course there is really no need for a special occasion to celebrate. Have a "just because" celebration with hats, cake, and games.Art Seasonal Learning: Winter
There's no such thing as too much Fourth of July fun! Whether it's creating a star-studded pizza, hosting your own 4th of July parade, or becoming president for the day, this Independence Day is sure to be fun (and maybe even the teeniest bit educational) with these creative activity ideas!Events Summer Learning Art
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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