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Create Mini Art Books for Kids

Create Mini Art Books for Kids

I’ve been so excited to share these mini art books I made with my art classes this week.  The kids had so much fun with them.  Last week I shared some ideas on using pastels with kids.  We’ve been working with pastels almost daily in our home and with the...
Rockin’ Records – Easy Art Project for Kids

Rockin’ Records – Easy Art Project for Kids

We’re always looking for new and interesting surfaces to paint on.  When someone donated a box full of old scratched records to my work I knew they’d be a hit with the kids.  Next time you see some records at a yard sale don’t pass them up.  10 cents...
Make a Nature Table – Inspired by The Artful Year Book

Make a Nature Table – Inspired by The Artful Year Book

If you follow my blog or Facebook page, it’s no secret I am a big fan of Jean Van’t Hul, the amazing author, mother and resource behind The Artful Parent.  I wrote a book review here before we even knew each other in real life/the blogosphere.  Now...
Make A Recycled Sewing Box

Make A Recycled Sewing Box

A little over a year ago I received a message on my Facebook page the very second I hit 1000 likes.  It said something like “Congrats.  The first 1000 are the hardest.”  Asia from Fun at Home with Kids had been reading my blog and watching my page slowly...
Salt Painting Collage – Process Art for Kids

Salt Painting Collage – Process Art for Kids

Am I weird for thinking this Salt Painting Collage belongs in a museum?  Because I seriously do.  I mean, look at those colors!  Kids are just amazing and this process art activity is a fantastic, multi layered experience that they just love.  I highly recommend it....
Winter Scene Shadow Boxes

Winter Scene Shadow Boxes

I guess this is the year of the shadow box because we can’t seem to stop making them.  First, it was self portrait shadow boxes.  Then we went to family photo shadow boxes.  And now, winter scene shadow boxes.  I just think it’s so much fun to create this...