These shell mandalas are a great lesson in math and art and make a wonderful seaside-themed finger gym to build fine motor skills.
Combining nature study, sensory play and some transient art, we’re making sand sunflowers inspired by the flowers in our garden classroom.
Here’s how we combined the garden’s ingredients with some sensory and imaginary play this week: garden flower play dough.
Beautiful mandala crafts for children, using simple mandala designs and a wide variety of materials. Mandala arts combines art, math and natural materials and links to many festivals around the world.
Try some colourful circle art to explore shapes and scissor skills.
Combine natural, sensory materials, art, math and a little meditation and make some pretty flower mandala designs.
Whether you are celebrating Vesak with your children, or want them to learn about Buddha, these Buddha Day activities will help you mark the occasion, lesson plan for Buddha Day, and give your children an introduction to Buddhism.