It’s Playtime! : Big Art Edition

It's Playtime at hands on : as we grow

Creating Art while sitting just doesn’t do it in this house.
To get Henry the most involved [and happy while doing it],
I come up with ways to make art that gets him moving as well.The best way to do this?

Make the art big!
The It’s Playtime posts that catch my eye the most are the ones with Big Art! 
More specifically, Big Art that uses body movement.

How do you use movement in Art?
Use your entire body to do it, like Pre-School Play shared in her Let’s Get Messy post.
[You’re bound to get messy when you take part in Big Art.]
Or just make it on a larger scale, or use your feet to make the art.

[Jada Roo Can Do]
[Share and Remember]
[Adventures at Home]
Sidewalk Chalk City
[Fumbling Through Parenthood]
High Five to these play friends!
[Go leave them a playful comment!]
[Please grab the featured badge on the right if you were featured]
Do you do Art Big?
It's Playtime
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It's Playtime at hands on : as we grow
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  • Share a post about a playful activity.
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  • Stop by every Thursday and add your link about play. Your link will show up on each of the blogs in the It’s Playtime community.
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  • Visit other posts that catch your eye. Commenting on posts that you find interesting or inspiring is a wonderful way to develop your own playful community.
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jamie @ hands on : as we grow
– Henry is 3 years old –
– George is 8 months old –

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  1. Melissa @ The Chocolate Muffin Tree says

    We need to do more big ART!
    I'm thinking of doing The Imagination Tree footprints soon! Great Post! You have awesome themes!

  2. Theresa says

    Thanks for popping in for a visit! Some of the best art projects are the messiest! My youngest is 9yr now and she still loves art. Love your link up idea. Theresa

  3. Rachael says

    Ok, that window painting looks pretty cool. Might just have to give that a try! :)

    Visiting from SITS 31DBBB

  4. Chapter Forty says

    Big art is always enjoyed by the little people in our house. A big roll of butchers paper has been a very wise investment.

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