Be Creative!


This summer camp lesson plan centers on art-themed activities and experiments to engage preschool-age learners. The unit offers five 3-hour lesson plans. They feature suggestions for circle time, outside play, and table activities. Activities are standards-aligned to ensure quality content that helps children gain knowledge and prepare for kindergarten.

About our lesson plans:

  • Developed and tested by a team of experienced, certified educators

  • Immediate PDF download upon purchase with unlimited use

  • Activity pages, extension activities, and additional resources included at no cost

  • Developmentally appropriate

  • Printable format that is also digital friendly with links and QR codes embedded in the lesson plans

Camp Outline:

  • Arrival activity- Free paint
  • Circle time- Getting messy and making art
  • Paint on ice
  • Outside play- Chalk drawings
  • Salt painting
  • Center play- Writing center
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity- Playdough fun
  • Circle time- The process of art
  • Fizzy ice cube painting
  • Outside play- Colorful hands
  • Yarn painting
  • Center play- Science center
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity- Pinch pots
  • Circle time- Japanese concept – Wabi-sabi
  • Paint with tissue paper
  • Outside play- Washable marker on rocks
  • Gold ball painting
  • Center play- Art center, 3D creations
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity- Wet markers
  • Circle time- Bubbles!
  • Bubble print tea towels
  • Outside play – Ribbon fun
  • Bubble blow painting
  • Center play- Sensory table
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity- Finger painting
  • Circle time- Mix it up with primary and secondary colors
  • Toss the ball artwork
  • Outside play- Wet chalk
  • Marbled oil painting
  • Center play-Serving food
  • Reflection