Lying on our backs with Goldi in the grass
We watch the clouds sail by
With our artist’s eyes we play “I spy”
And with the wind................. we fly.
Recipe from Happy Hooligans
"2 Ingredient Cloud-Dough: the ultimate sensory dough! Cloud dough requires only 2 common household ingredients, and it’s ready in minutes. It smells heavenly, and it’s a delight to run your fingers through!"
In the art room I'm all about homemade sensory play for my little wee bears. I’ve seen cloud dough on many sites but the happy hooligans is always reliable. And my wee bears don't ever want to stop and put it away!
Add one cup of baby oil to 8 cups of flour. Stir well. I used a pastry cutter to mix mine, but a spoon or whisk would be fine.
Transfer your dough to a bin or basin and it’s perfect for sensory activities and that’s it. You’re done!
Set out some containers, scoops and molds and let the little ones at it.
This is such a delightful experience. The older I grow the more precious becomes the moment. I suggest you follow the timing of the children and read "It looked like Spilt Milk" first just so they'd know what it means by "reading a cloud." invite your wee bears to use their artist eyes to look at the clouds so they could sculpt and paint one of their own. I suggest you make the cloud dough right in front of them with their wee help. It makes math, reading, and magic occur right in front of them.
RF.K.1 I can understand how books are meant to be read. RF.K.1A I can read the words in a book in the right order. RF.K.1B I can understand that words I say can be written using letters in a certain order. RF.K.1C I can understand that words have spaces between them. RF.K.2A I can recognize and make rhyming words.
“I Can” Read fiction (Reading – Literature) I can read, understand and tell about fiction. RL.K.1 I can ask and answer questions about important details in stories. RL.K.2 I can retell a story I know using important details from the story. RL.K.3 I can tell the characters, setting and what happens in stories. I can read, understand and tell about fiction. RL.K.1 I can ask and answer questions about important details in stories. RL.K.2 I can retell a story I know using important details from the story. RL.K.3 I can tell the characters, setting and what happens in stories.RL.K.7 I can tell how the words and pictures go together in stories. RL.K.9 I can tell what is the same and different about the actions of characters in stories I know. RL.K.10 I can be an important part of fiction reading activities in my classroom.
"I Can Read Non Fiction "RI.K.8 I can find the reasons an author gives to make the information more clear. RI.K.9 I can tell how two nonfiction books about the same thing are alike and different.
I can use research to help my writing. W.K.7 I can help my class learn about a subject and then write about it. W.K.8 I can use what I know and have read about to answer questions.W.K.1 I can draw or write to help me share what I think. W.K.2 I can draw or write to help me explain about a topic. W.K.3 I can draw or write to tell an organized story about something that has happened.
I can share my ideas and what I have learned. SL.K.4 I can use details when I tell about people, places and things. SL.K.5 I can use drawings to help add details to what I share. SL.K.6 I can speak and share my ideas clearly.
K.OA.A.3 I can take apart any number from 1 to 10 to show that I understand that number. (5 = 2 + 3)
C Create:Engage in selfdirected play with materials.Use a variety of artmaking tools, a. Share materials with others.Share and talk about personal artwork.
Identify reasons for saving and displaying obects, artifacts, and artworks.
Identify places where art may be displayed or saved.
Identify where art is displayed both in and outside school.
F Finding Connections
E Engaging with the Arts
Recognize art in their environment.
Distinguish between images and real objects.
Interpret art by identifying and describing subject matter.
Select a preferred artwork.
Thank you AT&T
We used the wiring for our artful galimotos