Creative Magnet Activity for Kids inspired by Herve Tullet’s Let’s Play!

This magnet activity inspired by Herve Tullet‘s popular children’s book, Let’s Play, is super fun to use and really fun to make! Kids will love creating different scenes and paths for their magnets to travel on- gaining fine motor practice, while also exploring the science of magnetism. I received the book Let’s Play! and Do-a-Dot markers […]

Preschool Process Art Activities Perfect for Summer

Summer is the perfect time to get messy and have some fun creating, so I couldn’t wait to share some of my favorite preschool process art activities with you! Be sure to check them all out below. Follow our Process Art for Kids Pinterest board!       Process art activities are one of our […]

What Can You Do with Liquid Starch?

Who knew there were so many art projects and sensory play recipes for kids using liquid starch! Here’s a list of some of my favorite activities for kids using liquid starch- from slimes to paper mache! (This post contains affiliate links.) Follow our Recipes for Play and Creating Pinterest board!   *This post was originally published on December […]

3-D Foam Strip Sculpture Activity for Kids

Here is a super simple building and design challenge for kids that is great for promoting creativity and fine motor skills: 3-D foam strip sculptures.  Simply cut some slits into foam strips and get busy creating all kinds of cool creations! (This activity also provides cutting practice!) Follow Buggy and Buddy on Facebook!     See […]

Pasta Mosaic Art Project for Kids

Have you tried making mosaics before? We used a unique art material for our clay mosaics- dyed pasta! We loved using the pasta to create all kinds of unique pictures and designs (and they make the perfect gift for Mother’s Day too). This sensory art project is perfect for all ages! Follow Buggy and Buddy […]

Preschool Balloon Art Activity Inspired by Goodnight Moon

This balloon art inspired by Margaret Wise Brown’s Goodnight Moon is perfect for preschool. Not only does it inspire creativity based on the colorful illustrations of Goodnight Moon, but it also provides fine motor and cutting practice too! Follow the Preschool Book Club Pinterest board!   (This post contains affiliate links.)   The Preschool Book Club is back this […]

15 Ways for Kids to Explore Color Mixing

Kids naturally love to explore color mixing. Whether you’re using paints, playdough, or even ice, color mixing can be a wonderful learning experience and a great way to encourage creativity! Follow our Art for Kids Pinterest board!     My kids are always enthralled with mixing colors. Anytime I get out paints for a project, they are […]

Crumpled Paper Art for Kids Inspired by Ish

Turn crumpled pieces of paper into colorful artwork in this fun art project for kids. This easy art activity is inspired by the children’s book, Ish, by Peter H. Reynolds! (This post contains affiliate links.) Follow our Art for Kids Pinterest board!   The Preschool Book Club is back this week with creative activities for kids inspired by the popular children’s book, […]