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.
Year after year, it’s the same: you arrive on the first day of school to a classroom full of strangers and awkward silence. Try these activities to deviate from the usual get-to-know-you games and help children learn the names of their classmates while learning STEAM concepts.Math Art Lesson Planning Science Technology
We use our sense of feel and touch every day to interpret the world. We use touch for simple things, such as feeling how soft a blanket is; and we also use touch for important things, such as tapping a mug to see how hot it before picking it up. This sense and use of touch is learned during childhood and is continually used throughout our lives.Art Lesson Planning Infant & Toddler
Let children discover and manipulate their worlds in any way they choose by doing art. Children do art for experience, exploration, and experimentation. One way you can let their minds run wild with creativity is by showing them how to make their own adorable crafts that mimic all sorts of animals, such as frogs, rabbits, bears, or even their own pets!Art
Nothing is more special than you and your baby’s first mother’s day! Whether it’s your first child or your fifth, there’s just something exciting about celebrating this milestone with your family. What better way to celebrate than with a fun keepsake activity?Art Infant & Toddler
Everyone loves getting a gift, but giving a gift can be just as fun!Art Lesson Planning
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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