Elevating Early Childhood

Top 10 Must-Haves for Your Preschool Art Center

Oct. 17, 2022

If you’re a preschool teacher, chances are you probably have an art center in your classroom.

After all, art is a quintessential part of the preschool curriculum. It’s a great way to help children develop their imagination and creativity and work on their fine motor skills.

And in order to do that, an art center is a must.

However, not all preschool art centers are equal. Some are better than others.

Why is that?

Simply because they have everything a young child needs to develop their art skills, have fun, and strengthen their little hand muscles.

How do you know if your center needs some sprucing up?

Well, this is the exact question I answer today.

In this episode of Elevating Early Childhood, I’ll be sharing with you all the materials you need for a, not good, but great preschool art center!

Are you ready?

Let’s dive in!


Key Takeaways:

Time to spruce up your art center! (00:00)

Let’s talk art materials (03:00)

Your 10 art center essentials (03:42)

Some art center protips for you (23:54)

Quick Q&A (25:57)


Additional Resources:

- Visit our website to find tons of pre-K teaching resources here.

- Get my book “Teach Smarter: Literacy Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers”.

- Learn more about my exclusive mentorship program, “Teaching Trailblazers”.

- Get your Free Center Essentials Guide here.

- More about editable center labels here.

- Find all the products mentioned in this episode here.


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