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Fashion Design for Preschoolers

As an Experience Early Learning Blog Ambassador, we receive the Experience Early Learning preschool curriculum in exchange for sharing our honest and authentic stories resulting from our personal experiences. As always, our opinions on amazing things for children are 100% our own. Keep in mind that all preschoolers do things in their own time and on their own terms. What one is ready for, another might not be. Please use your best judgement when planning activities for your children.

collage of t-shirt crafts with text: Fashion Design for Preschoolers

Today we started Week 3 of All About Me from Experience Early Learning (formerly Mother Goose Time), which focuses on Clothing.

photo of a striped shirt with text: Shirt Week 3 Lesson 11

Shirts can have buttons, snaps, pockets, or collars. We can fold shirts into different shapes. Some shirts have long sleeves and some have short sleeves.


Our read-aloud for today was Froggy Gets Dressed and the kiddos really enjoyed it. It was definitely one of those predictable stories that the preschoolers could really relate to.

preschooler sewing on paper button with yarn

The children loved today's Fashion Design creative art too. They each had the opportunity to make their own shirt design.

preschooler coloring t-shirt design with marker

Experience Early Learning included the t-shirts and buttons that could be punched out as well as yarn to sew on the buttons.

preschooler coloring paper t-shirt with marker

This activity was so much fun! The preschoolers created their own unique designs using crayons and markers. And of course, we practiced lots of important early learning skills in the process.

young preschooler sewing on t-shirt button with yarn

The kiddos had the opportunity to explore visual arts, creative thinking, and fine motor skills.

school aged child making t-shirt art

When the children were finished, we hung up each of the t-shirts on our art display line, which is similar to a clothesline.

school aged child coloring paper t-shirt

Because of the pandemic, we still have some of our school-aged kiddos with us and I love watching the preschoolers learn from the older children.

young preschooler's finished t-shirt art

There are so many valuable lessons to be learned from coloring techniques to pattern-making and everything in between.

preschoolers' paper t-shirt designs

I truly love watching the children work together and make beautiful art inspired by the activities in this amazing preschool curriculum.

preschooler's finished t-shirt design

Don't forget to check back next week to see what we're up to! We're going to be learning about how to stay healthy with Experience Early Learning (formerly Mother Goose Time) and we seriously can't wait to started!

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