Early Childhood Art Activities


This site features dozens of child-friendly art projects submitted by teachers. Activities include painting to music, pipe cleaner sculpture, dough recipes, and primary color mixing.

First Art Appreciation Preschool Activities and Crafts


This useful site is jam-packed with lesson plans and project ideas. Especially nice is the series of activities on Vincent Van Gogh and sunflowers.

Everything Preschool


The craft pages on this site serve up hundreds of project ideas. Themes include nature, seasons, animals, space, dinosaurs, and the circus.

Arizona Association for the Education of Young Children


Visit this page to read excerpts from Ann S. Epstein's NAEYC Journal article, "Thinking About Art: Encouraging Art Appreciation in Early Childhood Settings".