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August 5, 2018

DIY Coasters from Up-cycled Yarn

These DIY coasters are an excellent intro to textile weaving and have a super cute, gifting worthy finished product.  But maybe the best part is that they can be made from 100% up-cycled materials which means they are free to make.  Totally free crafting- woohoo!

July 23, 2018

Wet Chalk-A New Drawing Experience

Taking old materials and bringing new life to them is one of the most exciting parts of being an art teacher.  This wet chalk drawing process does juts that.  Take the dirty stubs of chalk, add some water and check out the bright colors that are hiding underneath! 

July 21, 2018

Color in Art-12 Creative Learning Activities

Teaching color in art is a basic elementary feat, right?  Learning colors is done in pre-school, kindergarten, and of course, art class.  What if we took it a step further and didn’t just teach the colors but also the color families, and how to make secondary and primary colors, and how the colors relate to one another?

July 16, 2018

How to Make T-Shirt Yarn

Did you ever wonder how to make t-shirt yarn?  Did you even know that was a “thing?”  It is and it’s a super fun way to up-cycle a ratty t-shirt into cozy yarn perfect for crafting with.

July 2, 2018

Colored Clay- Air Dry Clay DIY

Do your kids love mixing and making?  If so this colored clay recipe will be right up your alley!  Simple ingredients and plenty of opportunities for sensory fun make this air dry clay a sure winner.

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