Art projects should foster a growth mindset, which in turn will help our kids navigate through their life in a spirit of constant learning.
Open-ended creativity is filled with mistakes and mishaps and gives permission to get it wrong before you nail it, before you even know what it is.
Why celebrate shark week with art? Here’s why. Art complements and enhances all other subjects. I encourage you to join in with Shark Week in a fun and educational way with these fun art lessons.
There are so many Easter craft ideas and worksheets to be found online, but using dramatic play in learning can be a more effective (and fun!) way of teaching. I’ve put together some of my favorite ideas for using dramatic play to celebrate Easter, using puppets, role play and more.
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 are a great way...
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 way to...
Artists studies can be quiet intimidating. Yet did you know artist studies can also be freeing? Let’s focus on that freedom in easy homeschool artist studies. Because we all need a little more art freedom in our lives. The joy and freedom of art is definitely something we want our children to discover.
Looking for a fun, easy (and a wee bit messy) Easter art project for your older kids and tweens? Okay, maybe you don’t want messy, but I bet your kids will love getting their fingers sticky with Mod Podge! I will give you step-by-step instructions for creating a cute, colorful Easter art piece with which your kids can decorate their rooms. And, I’ve got options if your kids aren’t interested in “cutesy” Easter baskets.
I’m not sure we could successfully homeschool without LEGO® bricks. (I write this jokingly, but there is some element of truth to the statement.) LEGO® learning can take place across all subject areas, ages, and interest levels. LEGO® bricks will speak to a child when nothing else will, and sometimes they help make a break-through to understanding in a critical math or science concept.
Sketch pads, chalk pastels, and watercolor paints aren’t usually considered standard supplies for covering subjects like language arts, history, science, and math, but these things are just as important as having pencils, paper, and curriculum on hand in our homeschool. You see, my kids love experimenting with art, but we don’t always have time for a big art project in our homeschool day. That’s led me to get creative and find ways to work art into our other subjects. Here are ten easy ways you can incorporate art into your homeschool day.