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Sunday, July 3, 2016

Sting Ray made from 2 paper plates and tempera paint.

Blue Hand soap/water and sea animals! All from The Dollar Tree!

Make your own porthole! Two paper plates, cheerios, goldfish and tissue paper.

Jelly fish in a bottle made with a clear plastic bag.

Edible Ocean

What you will need:
• 1 cup of pre-made blueberry flavored gelatin for each child
• gummy fish

What to do:~ prepare the gelatin ahead of
  time in separate clear plastic cups (1 per child)
~ let children gently place  fish into cup and enjoy
Hint: for a carnival theme fill a  clear plastic party bag with blueberry gelatin, place a orange gummy fish in the  middle and tie bag shut with a ribbon. Looks like the fish in a bag you win at  the carnival/fair

Use Shapes to create this sail boat. Paint waves at bottom using tempera.

Use sea animal sponges and tempera paint to create this simple ocean.

Sailing off with Max to where  the Wild Things are. Create this sailboat from a paper plate. Paint the boat  red, sails yellow and add a pole made from brown construction paper.

Monday, May 28, 2012

Sea Turtle

What You Need:
• two paper plates
• brown construction paper
• dark green paint
• light green paint
• brown paint
• googly eyes
What to do:
• paint one paper plate dark green and the other one light green, dry then paint brown markings on the dark green plate.
• cut out legs and head using template
•glue dark green plate on top of light green plate, stick legs and head between plates. add eyes.

Paper Bag Whale

Stuff a White paper Bag with newspaper, paint blue or gray and add a large googly eye to create this adorable Whale.

Paper Plate Fish

Grab a paper plate, blue paint and a googly eye to create this simple Fish. Cut out a triangle from the plate and glue it to the back for a tail. Glue on googly eye and swim away! Add colored metallic paper to correlate to "The Rainbow Fish" book. The children will be thrilled to have their own Rainbow Fish to take home. Add a large craft stick to make it a puppet.

Collage Fish

Cut out 2x2 squares of tissue paper and glue to a large paper plate. Add eye, fins and tail.

Puffer Fish

Have children paint or color a large paper plate. Cut out small triangles for the "scales" and fold the bottom so they stick out like a Puffer Fish. (see picture) Add fins, eye, tail and mouth.

Rainbow Fish

Cut out fish from blue poster board. Allow children to choose from a variety of items to glue to their fish including sequins (shiny scales). Add a googly eye!

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Shape Sailboat!

Shape Sailboat! Use Shapes to create this sail boat. Paint waves at bottom using tempera.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Easter Bonnet

What you need:• Paper Plates
• Green Paint
• Construction Paper various colors
• Glue Sticks
What to do:~ Paint the paper plate green
~ Fold paper plate in half and cut a slit in the
middle until you are approximately one inch from the edge.
~ Unfold and fold again the opposite way and repeat above. Do this until you have 8 "points" (like cutting a pizza into 8 slices
~ Decorate ends with flowers and Easter eggs cut from construction paper.