Pipe Cleaner Snowflakes Blend Math and Fine Motor Skills with Kindergarten Art

Pipe Cleaner Snowflakes Blend Math and Fine Motor Skills with Kindergarten Art

These colorful snowflakes are a great chance to review patterns, and improve fine motor skills all while creating a winter art project any kindergartener would enjoy.  Best of all, these are easy to prep – which is perfect for this busy time of year!  No time to sneak this activity in before the break?  No problem!  These would work just as well in the new year.  :) You’ll need...

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Hand Print Turkeys – A Thanksgiving Art Activity

Hand Print Turkeys – A Thanksgiving Art Activity

This quick and easy art activity comes with a super cute poem sure to make any parent thankful.  Simply provide a small piece of brown construction paper for each child.  (Half a regular sheet of construction paper should be enough).  It’s often tricky for kindergarten children to trace their own hands, so it can help to have a partner to work with.  Of course, pretty much anything is...

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For Every Season There is a Tree

For Every Season There is a Tree

Seasons of trees In spring The trees Are a beautiful sight Dressed in blossom Pink and white. In summer The trees Are full of treats Apples and pears And cherries to eat. In autumn The trees Are red and gold And the leaves fall down As the days grow cold. In winter The trees Are bare and plain Waiting for spring To dress them again. Julie Holder Review the seasons of the year and their impact...

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Valentine’s Day “Stained Glass”

Valentine’s Day “Stained Glass”

This simple art activity works great hung in front of the window – where the sunlight streaming through adds a rosy glow that’s perfect for this time of year!  To prepare them – simply trace or draw a heart shape onto construction paper.  (The hearts in the picture are on 12″x18″ construction paper since the bottom half was being used for a February calendar).  To...

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Wintery Trees Weave Math Into Art

Wintery Trees Weave Math Into Art

Here’s a quick and easy way to weave some math practice into an art activity.  You’ll need a sheet of 9×12″ blue construction paper and three squares per student out of plain white copy paper (of course, construction paper will work, too, but it’s not necessary).  You can vary the sizes depending on how big you’d like the trees to turn out, but the ones...

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