Another holiday is upon us, and that means perhaps getting a bit crafty. But how can we keep it as open-ended as possible? I try to make most of the activity be as child-directed as I can, such as the preschool Easter bunny art I’m about to show you.
I wanted this to be hands-on, full of exploration. And FUN!
I also wanted it to be a sensory activity. Some of our preschoolers love to get their hands into the materials, while others are still a bit timid. Therefore, I like to invite them to touch paint and other art materials with their hands as much as possible.
And, of course, I wanted this activity to have a spring feel, so we used pastel colors.
Another bonus? It only requires 2 ingredients. Nice, right?
Preschool Easter Bunny Art
What you will need:
Pipettes or medicine droppers
Paper (we cut ours into bunny shapes)
Setting it up:
- Squirt the shaving cream onto a flat surface. (We used plastic trays.)
- Dilute the liquid watercolors with water to your desired strength in a container
- Add a pipette or medicine dropper to the container
- Place the paper onto the tray
More ideas for young children: