Sticker Resist with Watercolors

Sticker resist with watercolors

Do you have a set of watercolors? If not, this fun project will give you reason to pick one up. My kids and I have been keeping sketchbooks for a few months, and we enjoy the challenge of testing out new techniques, materials, and ideas as we move through our books. Painting over stickers (and then peeling them back) presents children with the opportunity to learn about … [Read more...]

Halloween Ideas | No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating

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We enjoy simple Halloween ideas, and this one takes the cake with the toddler and preschool crowd. We had a play date with some good friends last week, and N came home with two cute little pumpkins -- one decorated for her little sister with glitter glue and the other decorated with glitter glue and foam Halloween stickers. She was glued to the art table (really, no pun … [Read more...]

Homemade Stickers

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After sending our 4 year old friends Josie and Callie some stickers a few months back, they reciprocated by sending us a few sheets of mailing labels to make our own stickers. Brilliant!  Stickers have long been popular around here, they're fun, and they seem to make their way onto everything from lunch bags to birthday cards. Making stickers from mailing labels is an easy … [Read more...]