Exploring Preschool Craft Ideas

Preschoolers are quite moldable, as preconceived, and not at all quiet! It is a general idea that occupying them with work would not only help you maintain a peaceful atmosphere, but would also develop the child’s mind and the synch between eyes and hands. So it’s pretty helpful for teachers as well as parents to have some craft work to engage their young ones with it. Here are a few craft ideas for preschoolers!!

Binoculars

For this simple and interactive craft item, you need help your child glue together a couple of simple plastic tubes through which your child could see. Now take colored cellophane and attach it to one of the ends of the tubes to give the impact of colored glasses. Now ask your child to sketch and color some figures or stuff on paper and stick the cut outs of the same on the colored cellophane. Tada…your mini binoculars are ready! 119-300x300

Cut out the cookie frames

This one’s simpler. Just ask your preschoolers to trace out the shapes of various cookie cutters available in numerous shapes on a piece of paper. Ask them to color them all and later on these could be cut and displayed around the class.

Collage Art

This one’s the messiest one but I’m sure your kid’s would love it the most. Simple, exiting and beautiful, this one requires simple magazines and newspapers. Ask your preschoolers to cut out the pictures of cars and dolls or whatever that excites them. Then have it stuck over a piece of colorful construction paper, randomly! Encourage them to fill as much of the space as they can. Have the piece of paper displayed in the classroom or their rooms. Make sure to have newspaper laid on the surface before starting on with this as the glue could spread and spoil the floor!

Easter Lamb

Well, this is an idea keeping in mind the hot chicks and funny bunnies of the Easter season. Pop a few popcorns in the microwave and keep in mind the quantity since you’d certainly face a snack time! Then help your preschooler cut an oblong head and elongated legs out of black paper. Stick them on the plate at the right places. Ask your kid to fix a googly eye on the head. Then ask him to apply some glue on the body area and sprinkle popcorns on it, covering it thoroughly. After a few hours, shake off the excess popcorn and your lamb is ready to be displayed!

Butterfly Mask

For this simple and involving activity, you need to start by drawing the shape of a butterfly – big enough to cover the child’s face – on a piece of paper. Ask the child to color or decorate the butterfly according to her or his own wish. Let him or her make it as colorful he or she wants. Then stick the paper on a cardboard and cut the shape out. Punching two holes pass a pipe cleaner through to make the strands of the mask. This would keep it in place. Your butterfly mask is ready!

Cloud cut out activity!

Create cut outs of the shape of a cloud. Now provide kids with a bowl of glue and a bunch of cotton. Ask them to dip cotton swabs in glue and paste them on the paper cut out. This is quiet an engrossing task as children love glue!

Bookmark – the worm

Help them make a bookmark, and this surely would provide as an incentive for them to read books. Or open them at least. For this interesting activity, ask your little ones to cut out circles of foam. Keep the diameter one inch and the colors of the foam vivid. After you have adequate amount, about six to eight, circles, stick them, each one overlapping the other slightly, in a successive manner. Once that’s done, cut out two antennas made of pipe cleaners and stick them on the top most of the circles. Stick a couple of goggly eyes. Done? Tada…Here’s your lovely bookworm bookmark!

You can do practically anything and make activities out of nothing, like the Easter lamb! It’s pretty delightful to see kids work, and they find a delight in messing up the place! So be careful with that! Good luck!

The IF I WERE tag !

A very cheery greeting to all of you reading this!

I’d like to start my post with a HUGE thanks to Hotchocolate264 for the “If I were” tag! Thanks a ton dear !


The rules 

– Add the image of the tag to the postimage98
– Say who creates the tag, and thanks the blog that tagged you
– Answer 23 questions in the briefest way
– Tag 10 blogs, and notify them


Answers

If you were a novel?
Any one of the VAMPIRE ACADEMY series! Richelle Mead you rock!
If you were a film?
Well…this is tough…I’d choose a Bollywood film EK Villain! (trust me Idk why I chose that! )
If you were a bad person, a really really bad one (kind of a villain, not a real person)?
The guy who started the concept of racism! Blah!
If you were a song?
Night changes!(one direction)
If you were a fairy tale?
Beauty and the beast
If you were an artwork?ApolloDapheBernini
Bernini’s Apollo and Daphne (I don’t know much of art! ) I’ve put a picture here!
If you were an artist?
Leonardo Da Vinci (That guy was real!)
If you were a poem?
A dream within a dream by Edgar Allan Poe:

Take this kiss upon the brow!
And, in parting from you now,
Thus much let me avow–
You are not wrong, who deem
That my days have been a dream;
Yet if hope has flown away
In a night, or in a day,
In a vision, or in none,
Is it therefore the less gone?
All that we see or seem
Is but a dream within a dream.

I stand amid the roar
Of a surf-tormented shore,
And I hold within my hand
Grains of the golden sand–
How few! yet how they creep
Through my fingers to the deep,
While I weep–while I weep!
O God! can I not grasp
Them with a tighter clasp?
O God! can I not save
One from the pitiless wave?
Is all that we see or seem
But a dream within a dream?

If you were a phrase?
We’re playing the same game just different levels, facing the same hell just different devils (ok, so this was like the hundredth time I mentioned this phrase on my blog!)
If you were an historical character?
Galileo Galilee
If you were a vehicle?
A jet plane!
If you were a city?
Brisbane
If you were a comic book character?
Betty from the Archie’s!
If you were a color?
Black
If you were a perfume?
I wouldn’t exist !
If you were a sound of nature?
Rustling of leaves
If you were a flower?
Rose
If you were an animal?
Squirell

If you were a plant?
The lemon tree

If you were a pizza?
Anything with chicken and cheese….! Lol!
If you were a dessert?
Chocolate souffle
If you were a drink?
Home made mango shake!
If you were a french fries topper?
Ketchup !


I nominate 

Each and every one of you who’d like to get tagged ! And yes, every one of you reading this is tagged 😀 !