Friendship Preschool Monthly Theme Salt Painting Activity

Here’s a quick & easy Friendship Preschool Monthly Theme Salt Painting process art activity. We used things that we already had around the house to explore hurt feelings and friendship with little kids. You’re definitely going to want to check it out!

collage of salt painting images with text: Easy Salt Painting Art for Little KidsWe’re wrapping up Family & Pets with a fun Friendship Preschool Monthly Theme Salt Painting Activity! Next week, it’s on to our farm theme. Can you believe that September is over? And of course, it’s fall. Although PA isn’t really feeling like it yet. It was all kinds of hot today.

tray with white cardstock, watercolors, and eyedroppers
Either way, we’ve had lots of fun this month. Even baby girl got the opportunity to play along with last week’s Icy Fish Pets Preschool Monthly Theme Activity.

child filling eyedropper with watercolor paint
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A huge thanks to Experience Early Learning (formerly Mother Goose Time) for providing us with their Experience Preschool curriculum for free in exchange for sharing our honest and authentic stories resulting from our personal experiences. It’s been such a huge blessing to us! As always, my opinions on awesome stuff for little kids are 100% my own.

Keep in mind that all preschoolers do things in their own time and on their own terms. What one is ready for, another might not be. Please use your best mama judgement when planning activities for your little kids.

child dripping watercolor paint onto cardstock
Today’s activity was definitely more for the little guy. We had a blast with this quick & easy salt painting invitation to create activity. After all, you know how much we love process art around here.

child dripping green paint onto cardstock with eyedropper
Friendship Preschool Monthly Theme Salt Painting Activity

Fine Motor, Visual Arts

Supplies

child making salt painting process art with watercolors
Set Up

  • Set out paper, eyedroppers and any additional materials.
  • Teacher should mix one part salt with two parts water then add food coloring to each cup.

Prompts

  • Use the eyedropper to squeeze color freely onto paper. Allow to dry.
  • How do you help a friend when she is sad? Where do tears come from?
  • Did you know that tears are salty?
  • What happens when you blend colors on the page?

child dripping yellow paint onto cardstock
Observe

  • Did the child hold the eyedropper and squeeze with his fingers to demonstrate fine motor control?

child dripping paint onto paper for salt painting
The little guy is all about anything and everything creative. Oh, and did I mention that he loves the messy stuff most of all? Not surprising, right? Most little kids do.

child dripping paint onto salt painting process art
I love watching him explore new materials and mediums. We’re learning so much and we’re all loving every minute of it.

watercolor paint in small plastic cups on tray
Doesn’t it look awesome? Salt painting creates such a cool effect, don’t you think? I’m sure that your little kids will love it just as much as mine did.

salt painting process art
Don’t forget to check back if you’re interested in seeing what we’re up to with our Family & Pets theme. And if you missed this year’s preschool homeschool space post, you can check it out here.

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MGT-Blog-Transparent-300x300As a Mother Goose Time blog ambassador, I receive the Mother Goose Time Preschool curriculum in exchange for my honest and authentic stories resulting from our personal experiences. As always, my opinions on awesome stuff for little kids are 100% my own. Keep in mind that all preschoolers do things in their own time and on their own terms. What one is ready for, another might not be. Please use your best mama judgement when planning activities for your little kids. #mgtblogger

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collage of salt painting images with text: Quick & Easy Salt Painting for Little Kids