Preschool Construction Arts and Crafts

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have your children paint with toy bulldozers or use craft sticks like bulldozers. Just have them push finger paint around on their paper, to make a creation.
Submitted by Ketura
What You Need:
  • Blue Paper
  • White Colored Pencils/Crayons
  • Rulers
What You Do:
  • Provide your children with the materials along with some real blueprints to look at. Then let them create their own blueprints
Provide as many different construction vehicles as possible. Let you children make tire prints (roll vehicle through paint and then on paper) on their paper
Marshmallow Building
Submitted by Polly
What You Need:
  • Marshmallows
  • Toothpicks
What You Do:
  • Allow your children to design and then build a building using marshmallows and toothpicks
Tape different color crayons to the back of construction vehicles. Let your children draw on paper by driving the vehicles
Stepping Stones
Submitted by Tina
What You Need:
  • Quick Crete
  • Glitter, Small Rocks, etc.
  • Small Pails
What You Do:
  • This is an incredibly cute, easy, unique and wonderful gift for your parents. Simply spray the pail with Cookie Spray. Then have a child put in what they want in the bottom of the bucket (small pebbles, jewels, glitter etc.) Finally mix some Quick Crete (Only mix amount needed for a couple of stones at a time, so that you insure that it does not dry too quickly) and pour it into the pail. Let it dry for a few days. Then turn the pail over. Use your hand to hold the stone and gently tap the pail until the stone comes free. All of my parents Loved Them!
Popsicle Stick Building
Submitted by Debby
What You Need:
  • Popsicle Sticks
  • Glue
  • Paper
  • Paint
What You Do:
  • After talking about buildings. Give your children the materials and let them create a building on their paper using Popsicle sticks. Then let them paint their house, to look like their own house or like they would want their house to look like.
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