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Famous Artists Online Unit Study Volume 2 GIVEAWAY

Famous Artists Online Unit Study Volume 2 GIVEAWAY

Are you looking for an easy way to add art into your homeschool? Or maybe you are in need of something to revitalize your homeschool this spring?  Then you want to check out this Famous Artists Online Unit Study! Let me start by telling you a little bit about these Online Unit Studies in general. What(…)

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Winter Olympics Resources

Winter Olympics Resources

The Winter Olympics are fast approaching!  I remember doing a unit study with the kids for the last Winter Olympics and I loved it so much – More than they did I am pretty sure! One thing I love about unit studies is the chance to spend so much time on a subject, really getting(…)

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Creative Gifts for the Little Artist

Creative Gifts for the Little Artist

Little hands like to create colorful creations! They also tend to make BIG messes! Even so, as parents we are always seeking to encourage and support our children in their endeavors. For this reason I have created a list of a handful of the BEST Creative Gifts for the Little Artist in your life! I(…)

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Swedish Woven Heart Paper Craft

Swedish Woven Heart Paper Craft

Looking for a fun and easy Christmas Craft? Want to create a cute little basket to hold candy or treats? This Swedish Woven Heart Paper Craft is a Swedish Christmas tradition. They are easy and fun to make! Swedish Woven Heart Paper Craft These cute paper baskets make great holders for treats to give to(…)

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4+ DIY Fidget Spinners

4+ DIY Fidget Spinners

Fidget Spinners seem to be all the rage right now. Kids are loving them and teachers are loving to hate them. As homeschoolers we don’t have the kind of main stream pressure that public school kids do. Nonetheless we have seen the adds, watched them be given as birthday gifts, and heard all their friends(…)

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Homeschool Art Project: Draw A Castle

Homeschool Art Project: Draw A Castle

This year we have participating in a book club during the day with a few other homeschool girls. We meet weekly to discuss the book of the month, do projects related to things in the book, and complete art projects related to a topic in the book. I have been organizing all the art projects(…)

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Kids Create Art! Playful Pet Portraits!

Kids Create Art! Playful Pet Portraits!

I am art challenged. I need step by step instructions (and video is even better) to help my kids complete art projects. One of the resources I have been using are the Mixed Media Art Courses from Flourish. I am happy to say she is putting out a new one this month – Kids Create(…)

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Tangle of Knots Cake Drawing Art Project

Tangle of Knots Cake Drawing Art Project

Art has been a subject in our homeschool that has often fallen by the wayside. Needless to say we don’t have any budding artists among us! I do however have a child who really loves to do art projects. For this reason I have worked really hard to create opportunities for her to engage in(…)

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Homeschool Art Lesson: Shading Using 5 Values

Homeschool Art Lesson: Shading Using 5 Values

Why do your teen’s drawings lack depth? Has your teen artist ever said in a self-deprecating way, “I’m not very good at shading.” Now I know, as a parent, you will want to soothe their little ego and reassure them that their drawings are amazing. Which they are, compared to last year’s drawings. Certainly remind(…)

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Perfect Tools for the Little Artist

Perfect Tools for the Little Artist

Most children have a passion for art when they’re young. It’s a passion that should be encouraged since it helps them make sense of the world around them. Even if they don’t grow up to become visual artists, the practice they get translating their thought and ideas into concrete things is going to be immensely(…)

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Light Bulb DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

Light Bulb DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

Welcome to Day Five of my 5 Days of DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids! Today is all about Light Bulb DIY Christmas Ornaments. Take your burnt out or old light bulbs (or buy new if you wish) and turn them into fun ornaments! Light Bulb DIY Christmas Ornaments Supplies: light bulbs acrylic paint glitter buttons(…)

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Scrabble Tile DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

Scrabble Tile DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

Welcome to Day Four of my 5 Days of DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids! Today is all about Scrabble Tile DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids! I used this idea for my daughter’s small group of art club friends. This was a super fun, very creative craft idea for the girls. Besides pictures of the ones(…)

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