This year, as everyone knows Canada turns 150 — and to Celebrate, we are making some red and white windsocks. Canada Day is pretty special to me, mainly because I celebrate my own birthday the day before, and always thought growing up that everyone got Fireworks on their birthday weekend. Time to make some red… Continue reading Canada Day Windsock Activity
Here’s to all the dads out there! Weekend warriors, stay at home dads, modern day Danny Tanners — and everyone in between. Sleepless and resilient, we want to wish you all a very happy Father’s Day! Still looking for a special gift for the big guy? You’re in luck! Hop along with us! This week’s… Continue reading Father’s Day Art Activity: Froggy gift idea for Dada!
Here is my Top 10 List of Speedy Art Activities that will entertain your restless toddler in a pinch! These activities are designed to bring calm to your storm, without a lot of prep! 1. Play Doh Sure this seems like a no-brainer, but grab a rolling pin and some cookie cutters and you… Continue reading Top 10 Speedy Art Activities for Restless Toddlers
Ben loves being outside. So much that he smuggles as many pieces of the outdoors inside. I empty his pockets (and stroller) at the front door and find rocks, leaves, and sticks. Some of the little treasures are so interesting, but I’m not about to keep a bunch of leaves. Or am I? This activity… Continue reading How you can turn your little treasure hunter into a scientist!
What do you do with a Toddler on a rainy day? What will possibly entertain your stir-crazy toddler, with little to no prep? Open up that medicine cabinet and grab some Q-Tips! This week, explore pointillism with your Little Picasso by painting with Q-Tips! Feeling Inspired I know it sounds weird– painting with Q-Tips — especially… Continue reading Painting with Q-Tips
We all know that there is no reasoning with a hangry toddler. Work smarker, not harder at taming the tantrum. How and with what? Toddler Art Activities can do wonders! Let the powers of oil and water play along with Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Feeling Inspired My Little Picasso loves books. He loves… Continue reading The Very Hangry Toddler Craft
You read that right! Coffee Filter Flowers. Until today, coffee filters were merely a necessary step to consuming your daily lifeline — Coffee. But they can be so much more! I am about to give the step by steps, for one of many mixed media uses of Coffee Filters! Happy Mothers Day! This Sunday is… Continue reading Coffee Filter Flowers: Happy Mama’s Day!
This week has been a tough! The rain in Toronto has really brought my energy level down, which was troublesome considering my toddler’s energy was at an all time high without frequent visits to the park. To get through rainy mornings… and afternoons… we decided to take home-made stamps for a spin! I personally love printmaking,… Continue reading Fun with stamps!
Its finally spring! And just in time for Easter, here is an art activity that is sure to be a hit with your little one! This activity is all about exploring new materials, textures and techniques. Try Something New It’s hard to think outside the paint bottle when it comes to planning an art… Continue reading Little Chick Art Activity!
I’ve always loved art. Making it, learning about it, teaching it—the whole kit and caboodle! When I first found out I was pregnant, I would daydream of making art with my little guy. You know what I didn’t daydream of? The mess. But that’s okay, because making art is about getting messy, and so is… Continue reading Exploring art with your Little Picasso