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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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Homeschool Art Lessons ~ Fall Art Project

Homeschool Art Lessons ~ Fall Art Project

I am art challenged. Because I am art challenged I need all the help I can get to provide a quality art education to my children!  I have found that finding and using homeschool art lessons is a great way to take some of the pressure off me! Doing this affords me a solid art(…)

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Crafty Kids Gift Guide – Unique Gifts for the Creator in your House!

Crafty Kids Gift Guide – Unique Gifts for the Creator in your House!

If you are like me and has a kid that loves anything craft related, you will appreciate this Crafty Kids Gift Guide I have put together. Both my now teen daughter and my youngest daughter had a love of crafts. If it involved cutting, gluing, creating something, they were in love (or are in love(…)

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Using Famous Artists Online Unit Study for Homeschool Art

Using Famous Artists Online Unit Study for Homeschool Art

Adding art to our homeschool has always been something I struggle with. It isn’t that I don’t like art, or that I don’t see the importance of art. Truly, I just struggle with art myself – trust me, you don’t want to see me try and draw a person! Since I struggle so much myself,(…)

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