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Ice Cube Painting

Ice Cube Painting

These were a big hit and the pictures they made are very pretty. To make the ice cubes, I filled a regular ice cube tray with water and squeezed a different color of washable tempera paint into each cube. Then I popped them in the freezer. When they were frozen, I gave each child a piece of white paper on a tray and two colored cubes of their choice.  They really enjoyed mixing the colors and feeling the ice cubes,…

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Ice Play

Ice Play

The children have continued to be interested in arctic animals. We have been watching some great videos of penguins and polar bears on YouTube. Because we live in such a warm area, I was having trouble explaining to these little ones just how cold the snow and ice in the videos is. To help them understand, we created our own arctic area in the sensory tubs. After filling the tubes with water, I added big ice cubes that I had…

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