This activity was a ton of fun and very simple. Rea loved having an opportunity to be creative without any alterior motives (reading and math lessons hidden by art).  I enjoyed it too. Sometimes it’s nice to just be creative and paint.

Lil’ Explorers Focus Skills

Visual Arts

  • Use a variety of visual art materials (paint, markers, crayons, clay) with minimal adult assistance
  • Use visual arts to represent people, places, and things, using spatial awareness to coordinate the features of the representation
  • Explore the use of materials in a variety of different ways
  • Identify different visual art materials

Lil’ Creators Focus Skills

Visual Arts

  • Use a variety of visual art materials (paint, markers, crayons, clay) with minimal adult assistance
  • Use visual arts to represent people, places, and things, with accuracy and detail
  • Explore the use of materials in a variety of different ways
  • Identify different visual art materials

Required Materials

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*White Paper

*Washable Paint

*Large Toy Dinosaurs

Step #1
Dip your dinosaur feet into paint.
Step #2

“Walk” your dinosaur across the paper with their painted feet.

Teacher Tip

Crafts like these can easily be turned into a card or the matting of a picture and sent to family.

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