Yes, you read that right! PLUNGER!!! We have a baby plunger that we found at the dollar store that is not used for toilets...just wanted to clarify that! The plunger makes great circles so we made the Olympic rings with it.
Before doing the project I wanted to discuss the history of the Olympic Rings. So we sat down on the computer and I shower her some google images of the rings. We pointed out each color and that every national flag in the world includes at least one of the five colors. I also got a map of the world so I could point out each region because the five rings represent the five major regions of the world: Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. You can make this more detailed for older kids or keep it simple with color recognition.
In order to make the rings my daughter had to find the colors from the picture. We did not have black paint so we used glue and black glitter. Then my daughter would look at the picture and pick the color she needed and painted the bottom of the plunger. The she used the plunger similar to a stamp. We made two Olympic rings since we had enough paint on the plunger.
We did make a mistake with the position of the green and yellow circle but I asked her what color was next and she kept going clock work instead of going back to the left hand side. OOPS, mommy should have double checked!
I really enjoyed this visual for Color Street Application! So far Nail it With Selah and April is going great! We are eager to help you get your nails pretty or sparkly or both! If we can do it then that means anyone can do it! Look at the fun Easter Colors!!!! Which one is your favorite? Chicks or bunnies? Check all the other designs here!
St. Patrick's day is March 17th so its approaching quickly. I have a few ideas on art and food projects that i want to do with the kiddos. Hopefully I will have enough time to complete them and share them with you. This was a super easy one for those little hands. I cut the stripes of colored paper but if you are working with a preschooler or school aged child then they can practice cutting. The two toddler boys here only had to glue the pieces on their piece of paper. EASY, but they enjoyed it! :) It sure has brightened my kitchen with them hanging on the fridge! :) I also talked more about the Promise God gave us with the rainbow since I know that history a whole lot better then the history of the Irish Holiday!
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