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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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Felt DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

Felt DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

Welcome to Day Three of my 5 Days of DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids! Today is all about Felt DIY Christmas Ornaments. We created one of these super fun ornaments ourselves (we still have the supplies for another but haven’t made it yet). Beyond that I have scoured the web to bring you some great(…)

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Yarn DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

Yarn DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

Welcome to Day Two of my 5 Days of DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids! Today is all about Yarn DIY Christmas Ornaments. We created two different yarn ornaments ourselves, and I have a few other fun ones that I found around the web for you to try! So pick up some yarn and get crafting!(…)

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Popsicle Stick DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

Popsicle Stick DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

Welcome to Day One of my 5 Days of DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids! Today is all about Popsicle Stick DIY Christmas Ornaments. While we created two different ornaments ourselves, I also have a few more fun ones that I found around the web that you might enjoy trying as well! Once you have the(…)

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5 Days of DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

5 Days of DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

Welcome to 5 Days of DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids! I decided to get in the holiday spirit this year by choosing DIY ornaments that the kids could make themselves.  If you want to join us grab your supplies, turn on the Christmas music and get to making some of these DIY Christmas Ornaments for(…)

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