Preschool Community Helpers Arts and Crafts



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Communtiy Helper Bag (Doctor, Mailman, etc)
Submitted by Freta
What You Need:
  • Paint
  • Paper
  • Magazine Clippings (of community helpers and their tools)
What You Do:
  • Give the children the materials and let them design their own community helper's bag.
Dental Floss Painting
Submitted by an Unknown Friend
What You Need:
  • Paint
  • Dental Floss
  • Paper
What You Do:
  • Cut out large teeth out of poster board or construction paper. Let your children string paint with the dental floss
Fix My Wound
Submitted by Brenda
What You Need:
  • Paint
  • Band-aids
  • Paper
What You Do:
  • Trace the child's arm on a piece of paper. Then have them paint the arm. They can then put a band-aid on it and make up a story as to how their arm got hurt.
Community Helper Collage
Submitted by Jen
What You Need:

  • Paint
  • Paper
  • Magazine Clippings (of community helpers and their tools)
What You Do:
  • Give the children the supplies and let them create their own collage
Doctor Collage
Submitted by Torrie
What You Need:
  • Paint
  • Doctor Supplies (Cotton Balls, band aids, gauze, etc.)
  • Paper
  • Magazine Clippings (of doctors, and supplies)
What You Do:
  • Give the children the supplies and let them create their own doctor collage.
Policeman Badge
Submitted by Linda
What You Need:
  • Paintbrush
  • CardBoard
  • Paper
  • Aluminum Foil
What You Do:
  • Cut out badge shapes out of the cardboard. Next cover the cardboard with Aluminum foil. Finally the kids can use the non-brush side of a paint brush to etch a badge into the aluminum foil
Idea:
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 Michelle
Blueprints
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
Idea:
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
Submitted by Marsha
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