Alphabet Art Projects: The Letter V

Project Title: Art Projects For the Letter V Description: paper violins and volcanoes Author: Mary Hager Grade level or Target Age Range: Preschool  Vocabulary: the letter V, volcano, violin  Materials: For violins: construction paper, string, liquid water colors, paint brushes, and single hole punch. For volcano: construction paper, glue, and …

Bird’s Nests

Project Title: Bird’s Nests Description: Students create bird’s nests out of recycled and nontraditional materials. A great way to talk about courage. Baby birds need courage to fly for the first. Project Ideas: courage, nontraditional materials, naturalistic Author: Mary Hager Grade level or Target Age Range: Preschool Vocabulary: spring, insects, birds, nests Materials: …

Q is for Quilt – The Preschool Minnows Quilt Project

Project Title: Q is for Quilt Description: paper quilt making. Author: Mary Hager Grade level or Target Age Range: Preschool Vocabulary: quilt, working on the letter Q Materials: Large construction paper, crayons, geometric shapes cut out of colorful paper, glue, real quilted blanket, and the book, The Quilt Story by Tony …

Ribbit Ribbit: The Pre-school Minnows Create Origami Frogs!

Project Title: Origami Frogs Description: Teach students about frogs and their habitats. Author: Mary Hager Grade level or Target Age Range: Preschool Vocabulary: frogs, origami. Materials: Large construction paper (white), regular construction paper (green, pink, yellow), crayons, scissors, paper flies, and frog sound videos.  Anticipatory set: Fun facts about frogs! …

Minnow Art Program – Book Making (Old MacDonald Edition)

Project Title: Old MacDonald Description: book making Author: Mary Hager Grade level or Target Age Range: Preschool Materials: Pre-folded paper book, crayons, and old MacDonald video. Anticipatory Set: Watching the video, “Old MacDonald had a Farm.” Demo/Directions: Make your own book: To prepare this project, I made thirteen folded paper …

Printmaking With Leaves -Autumn Art Lessons

Project Title: Leaf Printing Description: Printmaking with autumn leaves. Author: Mary Hager Grade level or Target Age Range: Preschool Vocabulary: Autumn Materials: Large construction paper, washable ink, leaves collected from outside, ink rollers, and plastic board to roll ink on. Demo/Directions: Give each student one large piece of construction paper. …