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Spin Art Rocks for Kids

Spin Art Rocks for Kids

Sometimes when I’m doing a project intended for a post it turns out to be a pretty epic fail.  Other times, when I put little to no thought into it, something magical happens.  That’s what happened here.  My family went to the beach this weekend and had a...
Kinetic Sand Self Portraits

Kinetic Sand Self Portraits

I’ve been looking at a lot of old videos and photos lately and came across these pics of a little family play session we had a while back.  I know kinetic sand has been around for a while now and lots of people have even figured out how to make it themselves,...
Nature Soup – Nature and Water Play for Toddlers

Nature Soup – Nature and Water Play for Toddlers

One thing I’ve learned over the years is that often the most simple activities are the best.  This week at Art Play Group we made Nature Soup, a concoction of lemons fresh from our lemon tree, rose petals, rocks, leaves and water with assorted shades of food...
Evolving Canvas Process Art Painting for Kids

Evolving Canvas Process Art Painting for Kids

Evolving canvases are a process art staple in our house.  I know for a lot of moms, process art and painting with kids can feel really intimidating, especially if you’re worried about a big mess!  I am here to tell you that 1.  You can do this.  2.  It...
Wood Working with Toddlers  Family Process Art

Wood Working with Toddlers Family Process Art

Woodworking with little kids is one of my favorite activities.  There is just so much you can do.  The possibilities are endless and the process is so rich.  This was so easy and so much fun,  I can’t wait to do it again.  Especially since we did it all together...
Family Process Art

Family Process Art

We do process art pretty often around here.  With two toddlers, process art feels like the perfect introduction to art and materials.  My girls are used to creating freely with little or no expectations besides being safe and not eating the materials.  It was so nice...