This week, we painted with bubble wrap! I found the idea for this art project at In the Playroom. I cut a large sheet of bubble wrap into squares and cut some white cardstock into fruit and vegetable shapes. The kids painted the bubble wrap with whatever colors they chose. Mixing colors together on the bubble … Continue reading Bubble Wrap Painting
This week is art! And since MAPS happened to fall on Valentine's Day this year, we did lots of cute art projects! We started with My Heart Is Like a Zoo by Michael Hall. Hall's animals are made of heart shapes in all kinds of colors and sizes, making this a perfect Valentine's read! The kids enjoyed … Continue reading The Hug Machine
This week is art! We started with a new hello song, Jim Gill's "Oh Hey Oh Hi Hello." Some of the kids were a bit shy and didn't want to sing along, but they joined in by waving hello during the verses! Our book today was Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett and … Continue reading Sam & Dave Dig a Hole
This week is art! MAPS was a little bit different this week. We had bunches and bunches of pumpkins here at the library, so we decided to paint a few of them. This was a little more time consuming than some of our other art projects, so I changed the format a little bit. We read … Continue reading Pumpkin Painting!
This week is art! We started with one of my favorite games to play during storytime, "Little Mouse, Little Mouse." I use our projector and a felt board app on one of our iPads, but it can easily be played with a traditional felt board. Put five or six felt houses on the board. Make sure … Continue reading Vincent Paints His House