Do you have child that you anticipate will grow up to be an artist? Will they make their living through fine art or commercial art? Maybe a handful of you will answer yes to that question. But for those of you that shook your head no I encourage you to ask the question how can art encourage your child even if they don’t appear to be a gifted artist. What is art and how can taking part in the arts benefit every child?
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!
As I write this it’s the middle of January. Good intentioned resolutions have already been made and broken all over the place. But new beginnings can happen at any time of the year. Check out this collection of nine pretty (free) watercolor quotes about new beginnings to remind yourself of the possibilities of each day!
Celebrate? Who likes to celebrate? We all do , right? When life’s circumstances are just right, anyway! These pretty, glittery quotes about celebration are here to remind you there is always something to celebrate in every single day!
A growth mindset assumes that basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work. So, it’s not whether you’re intelligent or unintelligent. It’s just a matter of not learning a specific skill yet, or practicing that skill enough. A growth mindset assumes that eventually, with enough hard work you can do anything you can put your mind to!
Is playtime only important to young children? At what age does playing stop being an acceptable way to learn? Playtime doesn’t need to be relegated to the youngest of kids or be limited to a twelve minute recess after lunch. Play counts, no matter your age. Check out these quotes about play as a way to remind you and your tribe that play is a big deal!
What is this new buzzword “grit” anyways and why do we want our kids to have it? It sounds unpleasant, right? It’s not. It’s a goal for raising kiddos that know how to keep working hard towards a goal even when times get tough. Check out these pretty quotes about grit and how to inspire it in your kids; and maybe even in ourselves. After all, the learning should never stop!
Merriam Webster defines synonyms for creativity as cleverness, imaginativeness, giftedness, inventiveness, and originality, to name a few. Yes, that. That’s who I wanna be. The antonyms of creativity are dryness and dullness. Boo. Who would choose that? Use these free creativity quotes to remind you and your people not to take life too seriously, take risks, and think outside the box!
Whether you’re a homeschool mama (like me,) or a classroom teacher (also me,) or mom that is excited to learn alongside her kids (me too, me too) I hope these education quotes can help you illustrate your love of learning!