As a creative person I would encourage a person of any age to explore jobs in the arts, hobbies in the arts, therapies in the arts. You get the idea. I value the arts. Making stuff is good for the soul. But as a parent it can be scary to encourage your child to choose an occupation in the arts that may or may not appear to be able to support a family.
Does your child draw a blank when you place an empty piece of paper in front of them? Banish the fear of the blank page with these free printable sketchbook prompts perfect for celebrating the spring season just around the corner!
What is growth mindset? 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.
Here in the Midwest about February is when it begins to seem like winter will never, ever end. Let these cute little printable Valentine cards add some color to the middle of that gloomy month!
Growth mindset for kids is kind of a buzzword in the parenting and education world right now. Four kids and fourteen years of parenting later I don’t get as excited about those parenting buzzwords as I used to. But this one, this one really hits home. Whether you’re a kid, an adult, a professional, a parent the growth mindset is one of the most encouraging perspective changes out there! Use these printable growth mindset activities to jump in!
Sketchbook prompts are an easy way to give kids a place to start drawing. A blank page can be overwhelming but adding to something that’s already there is so do-able. Let these free printables be a stepping stone on the path to free form sketchbook creativity!
The element of line is one of the seven elements of art, the building blocks of everything art-y. Can you draw a line? Good, then you’re ready for this free printable book!
There is no avoiding technology these days. Instead, let’s embrace it. Use these fun (& free) sketch book ideas to encourage your kids to think about technology in a conscious and creative way!
Creating art as a form of self expression has countless benefits. Starting this artsy self expression young means kids are comfortable and well versed with getting their feelings out via artistic measures. Sounds good, right? But where to start….Use these free self esteem worksheets to make a book or as part of a journal or sketchbook. Either way they are an easy beginning to exploring self esteem activities!