Encouraging a Growth Mindset Through Homeschool Art

Encouraging a Growth Mindset Through Homeschool Art

By Tempest NeuCollins If we are mindful in the art projects we create or present to our kids, art is ideally set up to foster a growth mindset, which in turn will help our kids navigate through their life in a spirit of constant learning. ‘Growth mindset’ is a term...
4 Reasons Why Open-Ended Creativity Belongs in Your Homeschool

4 Reasons Why Open-Ended Creativity Belongs in Your Homeschool

I was an overachiever in my first three years of college, and my reward was the opportunity to fill my fourth year with whatever my heart desired. This turned out to be figure drawing. The creativity that emerged from that year was pure magic–but not at first....
How Homeschoolers Can Celebrate Shark Week With Art

How Homeschoolers Can Celebrate Shark Week With Art

Shark art. Really? In a homeschool world where there seems to be such a big checklist of important subjects, why should art be in the group at the top of the list? And why celebrate shark week with art? Here’s why. Art complements and enhances all other subjects. I...
Explore The Meaning Of Easter Using Dramatic Play

Explore The Meaning Of Easter Using Dramatic Play

My husband is an actor and I teach children’s drama classes, so it’s really no surprise that our children jump at every opportunity for dramatic play. The dress up box is the most frequently used object in the lounge. Despite our love of drama and...
Gift Kits for Homeschoolers that Keep Giving All Year Long

Gift Kits for Homeschoolers that Keep Giving All Year Long

It’s the time of year when you’re thinking about what gifts to provide for your children and I’m sure as a homeschooling mom you are searching for ideas that are both fun, hands-on entertainment but also can be used for unexpected learning. Gift kits...
Christmas Art Project for Multiple Ages

Christmas Art Project for Multiple Ages

Is it beginning to look a lot like Christmas where you live? This is the time of the year in which if we’re not careful, we can get so busy planning, baking and shopping that we forget to set aside some special time to create with our kids. But art is a great...