The Foil Print- Easy Monoprints with Reusable Printing Plates

For Kids, Printmaking July 25, 2017

When you think of art supplies does aluminum foil pop right into your head?  No?  Well then, you’re pretty normal.  Knowing me and my penchant for making art from household supplies this weird foil print idea shouldn’t surprise you at all!

Elements of Art for Kids with free printable book

Elements & Principles of Art, For Teachers, Printable Art Prompts March 13, 2017

For kids learning the elements of art is kind of like learning their ABC’s.  The elements are simple little ideas, pieces that work together to make something bigger.  Teaching the elements of art for kids doesn’t need to be intimidating.

Glue Drawing with Chalk

Drawing, For Kids September 27, 2016

Almost all kids are familiar with the process of putting a pencil to paper and drawing.  But drawing over those pencil lines with glue, or maybe even skipping the pencil altogether, can get really exciting!  Glue drawing adds a third dimension to drawing with a pencil.

Encouraging Quotes, For Mamas February 12, 2018

Quotes about Being Different- Living Your Most Unique Life

Ever feel a little weird around the edges?  Or maybe you’ve come to terms with your quirky self as a grown up but that can be tough to do when you’re a kid.  Especially these days when the compare/contrast game is at our fingertips all the time.  Check out these nine pretty printable quotes about being different to encourage your little people (okay, and you too) to celebrate the weird little things that make them them!

For Kids, Painting February 10, 2018

Color Mixing -Dollar Store Style

Color mixing is one of the things that can be explored at any age, any intensity, and over and over without getting stale.  This quick color mixing exercise can be done with just a couple of supplies that are easy to find at the local dollar store- so you can try it today!

For Kids, Painting February 6, 2018

String Pull Art Creatures

String pull art is about as process oriented as art gets.  You get  to make a few choices then it’s all action and a bit of chance.  These fun little creatures start by pulling a string but take it a bit further by adding some details to create some funky looking creatures.

For Mamas, For Teachers, Homeschool, Printable Art Prompts, Uncategorized January 28, 2018

Growth Mindset Coloring Sheets and Printable Prompts

Growth mindset has kind of become the mantra of our little homeschool and my grown up decision of starting a blog.  Growth mindset celebrates the process, the effort of learning new things, rather than the outcome.  Do we want a positive outcome?  Yes, ma’am.  But sometimes trying weird, new things, requires taking a risk, maybe even failing.

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