I create arts education-based content to explore the question, “How can we support childhood creativity with intention, empathy, and optimism?”
This page shares my best posts about creativity, arts education, art and sensory recipes, science experiments, and more.
Childhood Art & Creativity
- What is Process Art for Kids?
- Open-ended Art Activities for Preschoolers: How-to & Benefits
- What is Tinkering?
- Should Food be used in Preschool Sensory Activities?
- Make an Easy Low-Cost Light Table for Sensory Exploration
- How to Easily Save and Share Child Art
- Watercolors vs. Tempera Paint: What’s the Best Paint for Kids?
- Art Museum Gallery Games: Which artwork is…?
Sensory & Art Recipes
- Rainbow Play Dough
- Fluffy Slime
- Preschool Art: Make Colored Rice
- Make Salt and Flour Paint
- Cloud Dough Recipe and Exploration
- Homemade Finger Paint with Flour and Water
- Easy Contact Solution Glitter Slime Recipe
- Bubble Paint Recipe
- How to make Goop, or Goopy Cornstarch
- Edible Homemade Paint – Great for Toddlers!
- No-cook Play Dough
- Make Your Own Egg Tempera Paint
- Homemade Gel Paint for Messy Outdoor Play
- Spaghetti Marshmallow Tower Challenge
- Rube Goldberg Machine: Engineering for Kids
- Easy Stop Motion Animation for Kids
- Recycled Art Sculpture Mystery Box Challenge
- Build a Cardboard Roll Marble Run
- Egg Carton Creative Challenge
Open-ended Art Activities for Kids
- How to Make Paper
- How to Make Captivating Pulled String Art
- 12 Art Projects for Toddlers
- How to Make Sun Prints on Fabric
- 40 Homemade Cards for Kids to Make
- Simple DIY Pop-up Cards for Creative Kids
- Water Bead Exploration
- 16 Printmaking Projects for Kids
- Rainbow Photo Scavenger Hunt
- Make an Animal Mask from Paper
- Make Sculpture from the Recycling Bin
Science Experiments & Explorations
- Make Egg Geodes Experiments
- Colorful Celery Experiment
- Buoyancy for Kids: Will it Sink or Float?
- How to Grow Aragonite Crystals
- Incredible Growing Gummy Bears
- Spring: Fifty Earth Day Activities
- Spring: Nature Scavenger Hunt for Earth Day
- Spring: 60 Egg Activities for Kids
- Summer: Make a Fairy Garden
- Summer: 11 Classic Summer Camp Crafts
- Summer: DIY Water Wall
- Summer: Six Ways to Take Art Outdoors
- Fall: Sun Prints
- Fall: Open-ended Art with Leaves and Glue
- Fall: Corncob Science Experiment
- Winter: Winter Gardening, Grow Indoor Wheat Grass with Kids
- Winter: Snowflake Collage Project
- Winter: 50 Things to Do With Your Kids in the Winter
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