Teach your preschool students about the color silver, and add a little bling to their lives while doing so with these easy to prepare and inexpensive art projects for preschool and homeschool students.
Spray paint different pasta shapes silver: penne, wagon wheels, macaroni, elbow pasta, and wagon wheels.Let students thread the silver pasta of their choice on a piece of yarn or shoelace. Students can wear their necklaces all day long.
Cut an egg carton into individual cups and poke a small hole in the top of each cup. Bend one end of a pipe cleaner, and let students thread the pipe cleaner through the hole until it won’t go any further. Let the students paint the bells silver and sprinkle them with silver glitter. Hang the bells up to dry and bend the top of the pipe cleaner over to create a hook for easy hanging and decorating.
Silver Picture Frame
Glue four tongue depressors into a square with wood glue and let dry. Let students form their name with alphabet macaroni along the bottom of the frame and then decorate the rest of the frame with other small pasta shapes. Spray paint the frame silver and let dry. Attach a photo of the child on the back of the frame, picture side forward. Attach a magnet to the back of the photo.
Silver Rings and Bracelets
Give students small strips of aluminum foil and help them form the strips into rings and bracelets.
Starry Night Scene
Instruct students to draw a moon with a white crayon on a navy blue piece of construction paper. Provide sheets of silver star stickers to fill the sky with stars. You can even help students create a constellation.
Silver Crowns and Tiaras
Cut out crowns and tiaras out of long strips of construction paper. Let children paint their crowns and tiaras with silver metallic paint and attach colorful sequins with glue. Staple the crowns and tiaras in a circle to fit each child’s head.
Shiny Silver 3-D Collages
Give students a piece of black or dark blue construction paper. Set out scraps of aluminum foil, sequins, tinsel, pieces of silver garland, silver cupcake cups, and silver confetti shapes. Let students choose and glue silver pieces to their paper.
Aluminum Foil Sculptures
Give each student a square of heavy duty aluminum foil and let them form it into a sculpture. Kids will love how easy it is to form the foil into a sculpture.