Thursday, May 25, 2017

Art and Paint Theme (Updated)




 Art & Paint Theme (Toddlers and Preschool)
TALK:
We are going to talk about art and paint- show example of what paint look like- what colors do you see?


 READ:
Mouse Paint Big Book Ellen Stoll Walsh
Patrick Paints a Picture By Saviour Pirotta
Ruby Paints a Picture By Susan Hill
Bridget’s Beret By Tom Lichtenheld
Let's Paint By Gabriel Alborozo
I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More! Karen Beaumont
Art By Patricia McDonnell
Bear’s Picture By Daniel Pinkwater
I’m the Best Artist in the ocean By Kevin Sherry
Mix it Up By Herve Tullet 
                                   Warthogs Paint By Pamela Edwards
                                   We're Painting By Carol Snyder
                                   Art & Max By David Weisner
What If By Samantha Berger
Anywhere Artist By Nikki Slade Robinson











SING: or MUSIC:
If your happy and you know it – (clap hands, stomp feet, shout hooray)

# 13 on green disc Shake My sillies out By Raffi - The Singable Songs collection-(Toddler)

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (use Egg Shakers-- (toddler and preschool)

#8 Silly Dance Contest Jim Gill Yellow -- The Sneezing Song and other fairly contagious tunes-- CD use with colorful scarves-or ribbons dances -- using ribbon strips attached to shower curtain rings (Toddler and preschool)

Head and Shoulders knee and toes

PLAY:
*If they need to get up and move around feel free to use the parachute with balls 
* lift up, go under, walk in a circle holding handles, lay down to see if it touches belly or Place paper crayons colors on the parachute to shake them up.

CRAFT Ideas:

 No mess finger painting idea see link here for more information


A fun summer activity for painting is using aluminum foil to paint on-- make sure to mix a small amount of liquid dish soap in your tempera paint before you start to paint. see more tin foil painting

*For Toddler or Preschool Groups-- let them free paint a picture on white construction paper with the water colors with Q-tips or a couple of colors of washable tempera. If needed you could pull up a coloring sheet for your toddler group to paint on.

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