Encourage creative thinking, problem-solving, and fine motor skills with this Road Painting for Kids process art. This painting for kids activity is perfect for your next transportation preschool theme. You’re definitely not going to want to miss it!
This week, we’re learning about all things Down the Road and exploring topics such as Road, Traffic Signs, Map, Bridge, and Service Station. Transportation is the perfect preschool theme for teaching little learners about the world around them.
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This build a road painting activity for kids was definitely a favorite this month. We used a variety of supplies to make our own roads. The little guy and baby girl enjoyed adding tunnels, landscaping, and more to their road painting process art.
Road Painting for Kids
What you’ll need
- Inspiration Photo
- Green Paper
- Black Paper
- Cardboard Tube
Here’s how to do it
- Set out the Inspiration Photo and additional supplies.
- How do you think roads are made?
- What do you see happening in the photo?
- Will you cut or tear strips of paper for roads?
- How can you use the tube to roll paint, sand, or gravel onto your picture?
- What does the child do or say to represent his understanding of how roads are made?
- What part of the process most engages the child?
We used the supply list that was included in our Teacher Guide as a starting point and then added additional supplies too. After all, the little guy and baby girl are all about taking the process art activities and making them their own.
Another blogger shared that her kiddos used green festoon and the little guy was all about it. He was so excited to add plants to his road collage.
Don’t forget to check back if you’re interested in seeing what we’re up to next week with our Transportation theme from Experience Preschool!