Celebrate Groundhog Day with Art

Celebrate Groundhog Day with Art

Will we have an early spring or six more weeks of winter? Yes we can celebrate Groundhog Day with art and a video art lesson from Nana. Enjoy this video art lesson from Nana of ChalkPastel.com. The very short supply list: construction paper or plain printer/copier...
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...