Hello Song: Heckety Peckety No matter the size of the crowd, everyone's name is beautiful so let's put them in a song! Heckety peckety bumblebee Won’t you say your name for me? ______________ Let’s say it ______________ Let’s clap it ______________ On your lap ______________ With a whisper ______________ With a shout ______________ Early… Continue reading Sunshine Squad: Love Yourself!
In a well-intentioned but highly damaging attempt to prevent racism, white adults often teach children that we are all equal and the same, no matter our skin color, discouraging any discussion about our physical differences. This can severely impact the self-esteem of children of color and can cause anxiety, shame, and disillusion for all children.… Continue reading Sunshine Squad: Skin Color Diversity
Part of the Baby Art Playground series "Allow baby to explore the texture and beauty of paint without worrying about toxins or unnatural additives. Baby will be painting with food-based paint so be prepared to dress for mess!" Oooo dis one was fun. With all of my Baby Art Playground programs, I'm looking for a fun 45-minute… Continue reading Baby Art Playground: Natural Taste-Safe Fingerpaint Play
Dress for mess! This messy sensory art exploration exposes baby to a variety of textures. Education toys provide further enjoyment, play, and exercise for developing senses. Siblings are welcome to help, but supplies are limited to the age-appropriate child. Bring home a keepsake of your baby's darling feet. Canvas and paint provided. Everyone, please feast… Continue reading Baby Art Playground: Footprint Art
This was definitely one of the easiest (and most inexpensive) Baby Art Playgrounds to whip up on the fly--and it achieved the same happy results. Supplies were things we already had around the library including acrylic paint, cardstock paper, and ziploc bags. Prep was minimal and involved cutting the paper to fit inside the bag… Continue reading Baby Art Playground: Tummy Time Painting