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Apple Garland {Inspired by I Can Teach My Child}

I was browsing through pinterest (of course) and I saw this super cute idea for an apple garland from I Can Teach My Child. Being that it is fall, I thought this would be a cute idea to do with the kids at the preschool (plus apples are a symbol of Rosh Hashana or the […]

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Art Show Projects

The art show was this past weekend and I am SO happy with the way the projects I did with the children turned out!!  I wasn’t able to stay for the whole thing but I did go and help set up and got pictures of them…. Let me take you on a tour!! First is […]

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3D Upcycled CD Cubes

The art show at the preschool is coming up fast and I wanted to squeeze in a couple more projects for each class, but when I come up with a new crazy idea, I like to make sure it works before I do it with a class. The director had requested a few more 3D […]

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Last Minute Valentines

I finished Scott’s Valentines kind of late so I didn’t write up a tutorial, even though I had all of the pictures, because I figured it was a little late. If you would like one email me at mrsmichellebarbour@gmail.com and I will write one real quick- I check my mail compulsivly so if you need […]

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Eric Carle Birthday Party- Invitation Tutorial

I know I gave the banner tutorial before the invitation tutorial and that is rather odd but what can I say, that is how my mind works lol. So here is the super fun invitation tutorial, bear with me though because I didn’t get pictures of all the steps, sorry- I was just trying to […]

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Made by Little Hands- Art from this week

I came up with some interesting art projects this week with what I could find at the preschool, many of them are in progress but I wanted to share them anyways and build on it later.  First the 18 month old class I did a fabric strip collage with cut squares and scraps of a […]

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Made By Little Hands- Todays Preschool Art Session

Teaching art at the preschool is so much fun! I love seeing what they create and really want to encourage them to try new things and use their imaginations. Today was one of those days full of successful projects. Those are the best days.  Here are some of the pictures of the projects: For the […]

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Upcycled CD Sun Catchers

My dad is one of those people that just gets computers.  Must be nice, to me computers are like cars, I know what to do when they work but otherwise I am clueless.  Anyways, the point is that he is constantly using CD’s and many times, they are just “frisbees” meaning something went wrong and […]

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It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3

I love doing art with kids, I think it is fabulous, beneficial and for me, second nature. I can look at materials in front of me and figure out something to do with them on the spot. I know this isn’t always the case for everyone, so I thought I would share a really easy […]

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Tissue Paper Collage Indian Corn

I love a good art and craft and this one is a little of both which is always fun. After you cut out the yellow shape of the corn you just provide glue, tissue paper squares and in my case (as always) glitter and let the children go at it! When they are done and […]

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