The Illustrated ELements- Elements of Art Posters and Printable Bundle

Elements & Principles of Art, For Teachers March 4, 2018

The elements of art are kinda’ a big in deal in my art teacher-y opinion.  They are the basics, the bread and butter of making and talking about art.  Use these elements of art posters and huge bundle of other resources to get started ASAP!

Nine Creative Watercolor Techniques to Add Interest and Fun for Artists of Any Age

For Kids, Painting August 17, 2017

Watercolor paints are some of the most accessible art materials out there.  Any dollar store or grocery store carries them.  Clean up is minimal.  Two wins, right?  What if I told you I have nine watercolor techniques for your kiddos to try that will bring new life to that tray of dried up watercolor paints?

Tissue Paper Art a Process Art Activity with Unlimited Possibility

For Kids, Painting March 15, 2017

Tissue paper art, or painting with tissue paper is a favorite activity of mine, mostly because activity transcends age.  It can be done by the littlest artists or it can grow into part of a more sophisticated process for an older artists.

For Mamas, For Teachers, Homeschool, Printable Art Prompts, Uncategorized March 18, 2018

Sketch the Fifty States- Free Printable Book

It would be a stretch to say that we’re a family of travelers.  Even though my kiddos have not seen the world over doesn’t mean they can’t “know” it.  I created this free printable book to help kids learn the fifty states through a doing a little research and digging and also having a little fun sketching and doodling along the way. 

Art Appreciation, Encouraging Quotes, For Mamas, For Teachers 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?

Encouraging Quotes, For Mamas 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!

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