Exploring Colors with Baking Soda and Vinegar

Combine art and science in this fun and easy activity for kids using baking soda and vinegar. It’s one of our favorite science experiments for preschool and kindergarten! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     I’ve done this art and science activity with all of my after school kindergarten classes, and it always seems to […]

Mixing Colors: Create and Name Your Own Colors

Mixing colors is one of the most classic art activities for kids and is always a hit. We were inspired by Herve Tullet’s new book, Mix It Up!, to create our own colors by mixing paints. We saved our favorite colors on our Personal Paint Palette free printable and even named the colors ourselves! I […]

Counting Math Game Inspired by I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More!

Here’s a fun counting and coloring game inspired by the book, I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More! This free printable activity encourages children to get creative and gives  them the opportunity to practice their one-to-one correspondence too! Follow the Preschool Book Club Pinterest board!   (This post contains affiliate links.)   The Preschool Book Club is back this week with […]

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 […]

Free Printable Scavenger Hunt for Kids: Go on a Color Walk

Print out this free scavenger hunt for kids and head outside on a color walk! Children love trying to find things in nature to represent each color on their list, and it’s such a great way to explore the outdoors together. Be sure to follow our Free Printables Pinterest board!   Outdoor Scavenger Hunts The kids […]

Mixing Colors: Color Array Using a Tray and Pipettes

We’re mixing colors with a unique twist- forming an array of colors! In this activity kids will explore color mixing in an organized arrangement using liquid watercolors and pipettes. Are you following our Art for Kids Pinterest board?   Whenever you take the paints out, are your kids always wanting to explore mixing them? It […]

Crayon Box Craft Inspired by The Day the Crayons Quit

Here’s a simple craft and retelling activity using an empty crayon box to go with the popular children’s book, The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt. There’s even a free printable to help you get started!  Follow my Children’s Book Activities Pinterest board!   (This post contains affiliate links.)   The Preschool Book Club is back this […]

Press Here Inspired Tossing Math Game for Kids

Kids will love making their own hands-on math game inspired by the popular children’s book, Press Here by Herve Tullet! It’s a great way to practice those gross motor skills while also practicing counting and comparing numbers! Follow our Math for Kids Pinterest board!   We have been on such a roll with activities for kids […]