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creative Resources

Exploring creativity through arts and crafts, or dramatic play can keep your child entertained and engage their imagination.

Virtual Field Trips to Museums Website

Art, Virtual Field Trip

Age Range: 3 - 5 years

Google Arts & Culture created a list of over 500 virtual tours of museums around the world. We encourage you to use this resource as a Virtual Field Trip you can take your children on. These virtual tours are a great chance to talk to your children about art.

Create Your Very Own Dinosaur Fossil Website

Art, Science

Age Range: 3 - 5 years

Creating dinosaur fossils out of pasta is a great way to spark your child's creativity, and to teach them about these creatures that once walked the earth. PreKinders came up with a way to make these dinosaur pasta skeletons. Your child can create a shape out of pasta, and push the shapes into playdough. Then when you remove the pasta, you have your very own dinosaur fossil!

Practice Fine Motor Skills Website

Fine motor, Art

Age Range: 3 - 5 years

We use fine motor skills to control small movements. An example of this is holding a pencil or fork. These skills are needed in many everyday tasks. Practice fine motor skills with your child using this activity from PreKinders. Children will have fun improving these skills as they use different materials in the activity.

PBS Kids Art: Music, Play, and More Website

Art, Play, Music

Age Range: 3 - 5 years

PBS Kids helps your children develop their creativity through their Art link. Select your child's age and choose a subtopic that you child is interested in. These include dramatic play, music and movement, and visual art — all of which can be done at home!

Color by Number Lion PDF

Numeracy, Art

Age Range: 3 - 5 years

This worksheet is a fun and creative way to help your child practice identifying numbers 0 to 10. It is perfect for introducing early math to children. Your child will enjoy watching the lion come to life as they color in the picture.

Fun Outdoor Art Activity Website

Art, Science, Outdoor Activity

Age Range: 1.5 - 5 years

This fun activity is a great way to combine science and predictions with art. This activity can be done outdoors so the mess will be minimal. Kids stand on a stool and drop paint-covered pom poms (or other material) and watch the splatter the paint makes on the paper. It is a great way to talk about gravity and how it works.

Color by Number Butterfly PDF

Art, Numeracy

Age Range: 3 - 5 years

This worksheet is a fun and creative way to help your child practice identifying numbers 0 to 10. It is perfect for introducing early math to children. Your child will enjoy watching the butterfly come to life as they color in the picture.