Early Childhood Art Activities

www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/early/early.html

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

www.first-school.ws

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

www.everythingpreschool.com

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

www.azaeyc.net

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