Today I want to show you three easy ways to make a book. These are super simple bookbinding techniques that use everyday materials like index cards and rubber bands. But the resulting handmade books are an adorable start for a million creative writing, drawing, journaling endeavors!
Who wants to learn how to draw? Drawing is a skill that takes practice just like anything else. These drawing ideas for kids are designed to teach a few solid techniques, basic concepts, and improve drawing ability, all while having some fun!
Teaching isn’t an easy job. Whether you teach little kids, big kids, or your very own teaching can stretch you to the limits. I designed these bullet journal for teachers with those special challenges in mind. Spend a few minutes reflecting on your day or your week, thinking about how your time is best spent, and remembering why you teach in the first place!
My kids love sidewalk chalk paint. In the past I’ve purchased it in powdered form and doled it out stingily to make it last longer than a day. No more! This three ingredient sidewalk chalk recipe is so easy the kids can make it themselves! And the making is half the fun!
Do you have one of those kids that gets so tense about their art being “just right” that creating isn’t fun at all, but stressful? Maybe that’s you and it’s just hard to let go and make. Being a perfectionist can wreak havoc on the creative process. Here are three easy ways to move your kiddo (or you) beyond perfectionism and make making art fun again!
Does back to school time mean you’ll soon be walking into a room full of shiny new faces? If that’s you then you’re going to love this set of five free printable get to know you questions for kids. Use one page or use all of them. I bet you’ll learn something that you never expected!
Teaching art history to kids can be as easy as opening a book. Don’t stress about knowing it all before you start teaching about some of the greatest artists of all time. Check out the artist list below, pick a time period that interests you and your young artist and start teaching kids art history through literature!
I love the idea that what you know, what you can do can change at anytime! No matter your age this is exciting news, right?
Have you ever made old fashioned paper mache- you know, the kind with the flour paste and newspaper strips? Let me show you a simpler, neater way to make super fun patterned paper mache bowls with the unlikeliest of materials!