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MESSY ART DAY March 19

Date: November 4, 2016 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

You’re invited to ECPC’s annual Messy Art Day on March 19! This free event gives preschoolers and prospective preschoolers the chance to experience truly immersing themselves in art. Who: This event is carefully designed for children 4 and under When: March 19 11am – 2pm Where: El Cerrito Preschool Co-op 7200 Moeser Lane, El Cerrito *Got older…

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Science learning with gelatin art

Date: March 8, 2016 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News

ECPC kids enjoyed a super cool science and art project this week. Inspired by Bev Bos and our friends at the Roseville Preschool Cooperative, Teacher Kathy made gelatin molds for the children to poke, prod and just experience the way only kids can.   How to: Mix gelatin powder with water, using more powder than package directions to…

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MESSY ART DAY March 19

Date: February 9, 2016 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

You’re invited to ECPC’s annual Messy Art Day on March 19! This free event gives preschoolers and prospective preschoolers the chance to experience truly immersing themselves in art. Who: This event is carefully designed for children 4 and under When: March 19 11am – 2pm Where: El Cerrito Preschool Co-op 7200 Moeser Lane, El Cerrito *Got older…

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Kids get their hands — and feet — on some really messy art

Date: March 27, 2015 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

At ECPC, our philosophy of play-based education includes practicing preschool art as process, not product. We don’t make models of projects for children and just let them get into making their art, without focusing on what they create. Messy Art Day was designed to showcase that approach, and, boy, did the kids get into the…

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Playing pictionary

Playing preschool pictionary

Date: March 16, 2015 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News

Lately, teacher Par has been playing pictionary with our kids. They sit in a line and take turns drawing while the others guess. It’s sweet and surprising to see how detailed some of the pictures are — and how quickly the kids can guess them. Check out the drawings below. Any guesses what the first one was? The…

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Fun with shaving cream art

Date: January 28, 2015 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News

It was fun with shaving cream in the art area during the AM program recently, with the kids making marbled paper one day and “cloud jars” another.   For the marbled paper, the participating parent smeared shaving cream on a tray and smoothed it. Then the kids dripped food coloring around and swirled it through with…

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