Rainbow Sculpture Invitation to Create Process Art Experience

collage of rainbow sculpture images with text overlay: Rainbow Sculpture Preschool Art Invitation to Create

I can’t even begin to wrap my head around the fact that it’s fall. It seems like just yesterday that we were hanging out in the pool and now the leaves are changing. Time goes entirely too fast, don’t ya think?  

This week, we’ve had lots of fun learning about the four seasons. And of course that meant lots of awesome art projects and science activities.

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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. 

preschooler gluing rainbow collage pieces to paper plate
The little guy’s favorite activity this week was definitely the Rainbow Sculpture Invitation to Create. I’m seriously head over heels in love with process art and so is he.

preschooler gluing collage pieces to paper plate
There are so many benefits for little kids. They learn everything from creative thinking to problem-solving skills and of course there’s also the opportunity for exploring new materials and mediums.

Rainbow Sculpture Invitation to Create Process Art Experience

Visual Arts (32.2), Communication (8.1), and Fine Motor (5.1)

What you’ll need

  • Inspiration Photo
  • Beads
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Rainbow Paper Strips
  • Paper Plate
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Cotton Balls

Here’s how to do it

Set Up

  • Set out the Inspiration Photo and additional supplies.

preschooler cutting cardstock
Prompts

  • What colors do you see in the photo? What colors will you use in your art?
  • How can you bend pipe cleaners or paper strips in the shape of a rainbow?
  • Do you want to create a sculpture, jewelry or something else?
  • How will you use the beads? Will you create a pattern?

preschooler creating Rainbow Sculpture art
Observe

  • How did the child use the materials?
  • Was the child able to communicate his choices during the process of creating his art?

The little guy ended up cutting and/or tearing the rainbow paper strips and using a glue stick to make a collage on the paper plate.

preschooler tearing cardstock
He used a pipe cleaner to make a hanger for his project and then added beads. What a great way to work on fine motor skills. I definitely love watching the little guy create and especially when I know that he’s learning so much in the process.

preschooler stringing beads on pipe cleaner
We’ve had such an amazing month thus far learning about weather and the four seasons.

Don’t forget to check back if you’re interested in seeing what we’re up to with our Weather All Around Us theme. And if you missed our preschool space post, then definitely check it out too! 

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Mother Goose Time Blog Ambassador badge with children playingAs 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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