Art and Creativity

Art is important for children especially during their early development. Research shows that art activities develop brain capacity in early childhood; in other words, art is good brain food! Art engages children’s senses in open-ended play and develops cognitive, social-emotional and multi-sensory skills. As children progress into elementary school and beyond, art continues to provide opportunities for brain development, mastery, self esteem and creativity.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Fall Crafting Fun - Colored Glue Leaves

Something fun to do with young children this time of year is explore the seasonal changes we see all around us. Whether you live in states where autumn colors abound or not, one commonality during the fall is falling leaves. In the yard, on the streets, at school-- it's easy to spot some leaves on the ground someplace. This Colored Glue Sun Catchers craft is a classic, but a favorite. It gives children the chance to explore light refraction and reflection and color blending, and each student can make a leaf as unique as they are. Here's how we make them:
1. Fill a 2oz. Nancy Bottle™ filled with clear glue and add a few drops of Colorations® Liquid Watercolor.
2. Stir with a craft stick to mix.
3. Apply the colored glue onto a sheet of acrylic in leaf shapes or use patterned rubbing plates and allow to dry flat for 24-48 hours.
4. When completely dry, peel off and make a small hole for hanging.
5. Try using different colors in a pattern for a unique effect.

7 Comments:

At 11:02 PM, Blogger roji said...

Improve word choice and sentences with this online grammar check software.

 
At 2:10 AM, Blogger Linda Cochran said...

Are you presently looking to ways to accrue popularity promptly? You simply require to Buy Facebook Followers to become renowned online. facebook followers

 
At 11:31 PM, Blogger lin liyi said...

The center piece of this wheel train connecting the two replica watches sale is an intermediate wheel that is directly driven by the barrel, hence relieving the timekeeping mechanism from extensive strain and loss of torque every time the replica watches sale is started. An absolutely clear understanding of the replica watches and hows that this movement has in store for them. In fact, even after extensively researching this movement. Most important though, after all is said and done, replica watches uk is all this positively mind numbing complexity that causes so many of us to enjoy and appreciate the works of today hublot replica sale geniuses. Like the ordinary watch wearer who picks a rolex watches store for its more complex looks, we too need to be given the option of rolex replica sale store so beautifully over engineered that it exceeds our most daring dreams.

 
At 6:24 AM, Blogger mangkimay said...

My partner and I absolutely love your blog and find many of your post’s to be exactly what I’m looking for.
mesin bakso
mesin mie
harga oven roti
ramesia
mesin kopi
thanks

 
At 5:12 AM, Anonymous how to write a reflective paper said...

Great and useful article. Creating content regularly is very tough.Thanks you.

 
At 1:33 AM, Anonymous https://homeworkfor.me/about said...

Thank you for this post. This is very interesting information for me.

 
At 3:06 PM, Blogger Nefilim NEf said...

coolessay.net is an essay writing service that is different than most of the other websites that offer essay writing. With coolessay.net students are able to actually come and browse through a selection of different essays that have been written by various essay writers instead of sending in the topic they need written and having a custom essay written. If you seek information about “coolessay reviews”, welcome to Scamfighter.

 

Post a Comment

<< Home