Paper Towel Paintings

Go from flat to vibrant in two scrunches of a paper towel! It’s painless to paint with this ordinary material and polish your preschooler’s small motor skills and hand-eye coordination too! Ages 2 years & up.

Wheelie Painting

Make colorful tracks with toy cars. Rev up your preschooler’s divergent thinking and small motor skills with these easy prints. Ages 2 years and older.

Moving Marble Prints

Rock, roll & print with marbles! This unconventional way of painting energizes hand-eye coordination and divergent thinking. Ages 4 years & up.

Splashy Splotch Painting

Spill and thrill with paint– no brushes needed! Experimenting with color and movement will stir up your preschooler’s change perception and small motor skills. Ages 2 years & up.

Shaving Cream Finger Painting

Swirl, mix and sculpt with all your colors! Your preschooler’s hand-eye coordination and divergent thinking makes these simple finger paintings one-of-kind every time. Ages 2 years & up.

Automatic String Painting

Pull off an original painting every time with string! Stretching yarn and color will get your preschooler’s hand-eye coordination and creativity moving. Ages 3 years and older.

Sponge Painting

Shapes, sponges, color, repeat! Making these geometric prints expresses your growing preschooler’s small motor skills, creativity and hand-eye coordination. Ages 2 years and older.

Kids’ Creativity, It’s a Love-hate Thing

Some traits of creativity, like stubbornness and discontent, aren’t easy to love. Here are some handy suggestions to help recognize and embrace all of your young one’s creative sides.

Zip-a-dee Painting

It’s a snap to make instant, engaging– and re-usable!– finger painting toys with your plastic bags. Plus, squishing paint around stirs up your preschooler’s science learning and small motor skills. Ages 2 years and older.