Let children express their creativity through art just like doing fun Easter art projects for preschoolers at home. The salt angel activity is a simple artwork that children can do at home.
Young children sometimes cannot verbally communicate their wishes, fears, joys, anxieties, and expectations. Parents tend to believe that children do not have these kinds of feelings by not verbalizing them, which is not true. With art, children find a way to express their feelings. That's why, if they want to draw, paint, or model with clay, provide them with the tools to do so.
When children paint, draw, and create, they strengthen their development skills, such as creativity and imagination, fine motor skills, and emotional intelligence. If children make works of art all the time, it does not mean that they will be artists in adulthood. Still, if children have the option of expressing themselves freely when they grow up, they will easily decide what they want to be.
Art like this Easter art projects for preschoolers benefits children in all their development areas. With each stroke children make; they show traits of their personality. Each creation reflects what they have inside, so if you want to know what children are feeling, they should only be allowed to make one creation. Keep in mind that their creations never lie. Art is necessary for children's development. It helps develop mathematics and language; however, these activities are not given importance in homes and schools.
Art facilitates interaction with other people. Through artistic activities with other children, they learn to work as a team. Helping each other strengthens autonomy and fosters healthy relationships with other people. A child capable of expressing and showing their feelings will know how to react in different situations appropriately and consistently.
THEME: EASTER ART PROJECTS FOR PRESCHOOLERS
HOW DO WE DO THIS ACTIVITY?
Age: 4-6-year-old children
Goal: Through this Easter art projects for preschoolers activity, children will develop their emotional and fine motor skills and express their emotions through art.
Difficulty level: Advanced. This Easter art activity is designed for children to do independently.
- Precision in hand movements
- Eye-hand coordination
- Emotional intelligence
- Dark-color cardboard or foamy (with an angel previously drawn)
- A spoon
- A paintbrush
- A glass with water
Put the glue all over the drawing outline of the angel.
Use the spoon to add salt to the glue.
To make the activity work, the paintbrush should be sopping wet with water.
Soak the watercolor until you get some drops of color.
Make small touches to the salt with the paintbrush and paint it.
Angel made with salt, glue and watercolors. Fun Easter art projects for preschoolers.
FREE PRINTABLE WORKSHEETS
After the Easter art projects for preschoolers give children fun worksheets. Click the link below to download and print.
Download the Free Printable Angel Worksheets
HOW TO DEVELOP THIS EASTER ART PROJECTS FOR PRESCHOOLERS ACTIVITY WITH CHILDREN OF OTHER AGES?
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN UNDER 4 YEARS OLD
You can do this Easter art projects for preschoolers activity with younger children. To reduce the difficulty level, children can draw something freely. They will most likely need help to spread the glue, so you should put it in a container to use with a paintbrush. In this way, children will carry out an Easter activity appropriate to their development and abilities.
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN OVER 6 YEARS OLD
This Easter art activity can be done with older children. To increase the difficulty level, you don't need to change the preschool activity since children need to develop the skill to add salt only with one hand and use the glue properly. In this way, children will carry out an activity appropriate to their development and abilities.
VIDEO DESCRIPTION – AN ANGEL MADE WITH SALT EASTER ART PROJECTS FOR PRESCHOOLERS
In this Easter art video, you will find detailed information about the "AN ANGEL MADE WITH SALT" activity, designed for children 4-6 years old.
Here they will carry out an art activity using different motor techniques. Children will develop skills such as precision in hand movements, eye-hand coordination, emotional intelligence, creativity, imagination, autonomy, and self-reliance.
The materials needed to carry out the craft activity are salt, dark-colored cardboard or foamy (with an angel previously drawn), a spoon, watercolors, a paintbrush, glue, and a glass of water. (ADULT SUPERVISION)
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