Sensory

Colored Sand Art Stickers

Colored Sand Art Stickers

I love tinkering around in my art studio and coming up with new projects.  We’ve been doing a lot of sand art lately.  First, we made our own colored sand and then I found some colored sand at the craft store and decided to give it a try.  It had been sitting on the shelf(…)

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Toddler Art Play Group 101

Toddler Art Play Group 101

I get asked about toddler art play group a lot and thought it was high time I let you in on all or at least some of the messy details so maybe you can start one in your neck of the woods.  Play group is awesome! It’s a great way to give kids a messy, sensory, artful(…)

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Water Bead Play for Kids

Water Bead Play for Kids

About a week or so ago I made this video about salt painting and the great response from people all over the world really surprised me.  It’s been incredible getting all these messages from different families showing their children’s salt painting art work, saying thanks for such a simple activity.  It got me thinking that(…)

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Let Them Paint – Here’s Why

Let Them Paint – Here’s Why

We spend a lot of time doing art in my house. A LOT.  We’re blessed to have an art playhouse in our backyard where my kids can get messy and create till their heart’s content.  We also live in Southern California, so the weather is definitely on our side.  Those are my two disclaimers right(…)

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15 Easy Activities You Can Do With an Egg Carton

15 Easy Activities You Can Do With an Egg Carton

I love egg cartons.  There are so many things you can do with them.  We’ve been painting the same ones for about two weeks in the art studio I work at and the kids still haven’t tired of them.  Here are 15 of my favorite art ideas for egg cartons.  Have fun! *This post contains(…)

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Sand Art with Kids

Sand Art with Kids

I love process art.  I love it in the way that some people love puppies or stamps or something like that.  I really love it.  I watch kids as they create and I feel like all is right in the world.  Is that weird?  Maybe so but who cares.  My name is Meri Cherry and I(…)

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40 Plus Awesome Sensory Play Activities for Babies and Toddlers

40 Plus Awesome Sensory Play Activities for Babies and Toddlers

When my girls were babies I went hardcore, no holds barred, sensory play 24/7 with them.  I was obsessed! I even started a play group just so that I could think of more ways to give babies and toddlers sensory experiences.  As a result, I have a pretty big arsenal of great sensory ideas and activities(…)

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Salt Painting Collage – Process Art for Kids

Salt Painting Collage – Process Art for Kids

Am I weird for thinking this Salt Painting Collage belongs in a museum?  Because I seriously do.  I mean, look at those colors!  Kids are just amazing and this process art activity is a fantastic, multi layered experience that they just love.  I highly recommend it.  The kids in this post are all 3, which is(…)

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Crazy Christmas Cookies

Crazy Christmas Cookies

It’s week 5 of our Christmas Sensory Series for the 5 Senses.  After Santa Binoculars, Jingle Bell Noisemakers, Holiday Wall Art, and Lickable Wallpaper, it’s now time for Crazy Christmas Cookies.  This week we are focusing on the sense of smell.  I know, I know, homemade Christmas cookies should be for the week of taste, not(…)

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Make Lickable Wallpaper

Make Lickable Wallpaper

It’s week four of our Christmas Sensory Play Series and our last week is TASTE!  I decided to go for something I’ve wanted to do for a long time.  Who doesn’t love the lickable wallpaper scene from Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory?!  We are big fans in our house and my girls love candy (what’s a(…)

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