Art Appreciation, For Teachers October 12, 2017

Art Museums with Virtual Tours -Best Gallery Tours from Home

 Let’s jump in the car and head to the art museum.  Oh, wait I live in the rural center of the middle of nowhere.  If we want to hit a well known gallery there is going to be trip involved.  But, a visit to a virtual gallery?  That’s a little different, right?  So grab your cup of coffee, get your favorite blanket and cozy up with your kiddo to check out some world class art in these art museums with virtual tours!

For Teachers, Printable Art Prompts October 10, 2017

Self Expression Through Writing & Art- Free Self Esteem Worksheets

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!  

For Kids, Three Dimensions September 7, 2017

Making A Thaumatrope-A Simple Animation Toy with a Fancy Name

Thaumatrope; what a deceptively simple name for such a simple little toy.  Say it with me “thaw -ma-trope.”  These toys are super simple two sided precursors to modern animation.  A thaumatrope has a different image on each side.  When spun rapidly the two images give the impression of blending into one.  It’s kind of like ice age animation.  It’s simple but also a little magic.

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