Book Review – COLORS

color books for kids

There are so many books that focus on color.  These first three books were all a part of our preschool library, and I am excited to share them with M and M now. The Crayon Box that Talked by Shane Derolf     Illustrated by Michael Letzig A very wise little girl stumbles upon a box of crayons that can’t seem to get along, read how she shows each and every one of them just how important the other is!  The message of friendship is just as fun and creative as the description of each color. My Crayons Talk by Patricia Hubbard     Illustrated by G. Brian Karas What is extra special about this book?  The super cute pictures?  The feeling Continue Reading

painting fun with MIXING COLORS

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Mixing colors is something I love to do with M & M.  There is something almost magical about watching two colors become one.  I have done this activity in so many ways, but I think this is my favorite. P.S. We had an extra artist for the day.  M & Ms cousin T was with us, and she was so much fun to paint with! What you need:  Egg carton ~ construction paper ~ tempera paint ~ paint brushs To prep for this activity; save an egg carton, cut the lid off, and then cut straight down the middle.  This will leave you with a 2 sets of six perfect little paint cups!  You’ll need one set for each child.  On the construction paper make 6-8 Continue Reading

and the WINNER is. . .

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The giveaway has come to an end.  I tossed each entry into a bowl and Big M drew the name.  And the winner is. . .KATELYN!  I'm so glad to hear that you have enjoyed so many of the activities I've posted.  Thank you for the wonderful pictures of Jase enjoying reverse finger painting.  To the runner up Nicole, I really appreciate your contributions and I love that H used the beans as construction material, it sounds so familiar! Katelyn contact me with your address and I will get your package on its way! What has Katelyn won?  Hooray for COLORS!  She will be opening a gift box full of everything she will need to complete 4 Continue Reading