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February 25, 2018

What is Art? The Value of Art in Your Child’s Life plus Free Printable Quotes

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?

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!

September 13, 2017

Growth Mindset Affirmations -Printable Notes & Poster

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!

September 5, 2017

The Power of Play- Printable Quotes about Play

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!

August 29, 2017

Growing Kids with Grit-Pretty Printable Quotes about Grit and a Book List

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!

August 9, 2017

Thinking Outside the Box -Free Creativity Quotes for Home or Classroom

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!

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