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Spring Bulletin Boards

Book: GIANT Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for 4-Year-Olds
Center:

Art

Topic:

Shapes

Content:

The Arts: Visual Arts

Area:

Fine Motor

Age:

4 Years Old

Interaction:

Large Group

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Materials:

It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles G. Shaw
Light blue bulletin board paper
White paint
Bulletin board, covered in white



Instructions:

1. Read It Looked Like Spilt Milk to the children.
2. Tear or cut the lower edge of a piece of light blue bulletin board paper into a
shape that resembles the sky (What you are cutting or tearing is the horizon
line.) Spread it over the length of the art table.
3. Invite one child at a time to paint a “cloud.” Discuss what the children are
painting.
4. Hang the “sky” at top of the bulletin board.
More to do
Start this bulletin board at the beginning of a spring unit. Post the words “March
Winds Blow” below the sky. The following week, encourage the children to paint
flowers, cut them out, and “plant” them along the bottom of the board. Add a
grass border and the words “FLOWERS GROW.”


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