Alphabet Art Projects: The Letter V

Lesson Create art projects that start with the letter V Recommended Ages Preschool  Vocabulary Letter V: a letter in the alphabet Volcano: an opening in the Earth’s crust with lava inside  Violin: stringed musical instrument Materials Violin Construction paper String Liquid water colors Paint brushes Single hole punch Volcano Construction …

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, …

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, …

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. …

Minnow Art Program – Book Making (Old MacDonald Edition)

Bookmaking and Paper making Books from ASI Library 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 …

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 …