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Mixing with the Masters Art Course for Kids

Mixing with the Masters Art Course for Kids

I am super excited for this new mixed media art course to begin! We have made many projects from the various courses that are offered by Alisha at the Masterpiece Society. What I love about Mixing With The Masters is that it is combining art with the history and knowledge of some of the most(…)

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Art Project Resources for Homeschoolers

Art Project Resources for Homeschoolers

Art is one of those subjects (unless you have an art crazy kid) that can get lost in the mix of things. It can seem daunting to come up with art project resources that are easy to use and simple to implement in your homeschool, especially if you are art challenge liked myself! Throughout the(…)

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8th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

8th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

This will be our last year of middle school with our second child. Our 8th Grade Homeschool Curriculum for him looks slightly different than it did for our oldest when she was in 8th grade. This is our son Jayden’s second and final year of middle school. According to the NYS Homeschool Regulations there are(…)

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Scratch Art Fireworks & The Science of Fireworks

Scratch Art Fireworks & The Science of Fireworks

Want to create fabulous firework art for a special holiday like Memorial Day, the 4th of July, or New Years? Check out this fun and simple way to create fireworks of your own!  Using a few simple supplies your kids can create scratch art fireworks to celebrate anything! These are great for creating around some(…)

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Non Fiction Books – The Whats & Whys For Your Homeschool

Non Fiction Books – The Whats & Whys For Your Homeschool

Homeschooling has given me a valid excuse for indulging in my book loving habits. Whether that be by toting home stacks of books from the library, spending countless hours at used book sales, or by filling the walls of our homeschool room with bookshelves. One of the things I have invested time and money in(…)

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Using Adult Coloring Books for Homeschool Art (or history, or science…)

Using Adult Coloring Books for Homeschool Art (or history, or science…)

Coloring isn’t just for kids anymore! There is a recent trend of adults buying and using coloring books themselves. Coloring is a great way to relax and unwind. And this trend does not just stop at adults, it is a growing and health beneficial trend for teens too! As our teens struggle through their adolescent(…)

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You Are a Masterpiece – Mixed Media Art Workshop

You Are a Masterpiece – Mixed Media Art Workshop

I am so excited for the latest mixed media art workshop from Flourish! Each one has been so creative and engaging. But what makes me most excited about this one is that it is geared towards women, and is meant to help build us up, give us a creative outlet, and help us learn to(…)

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Art for Teens Who Say They Can’t Draw

Art for Teens Who Say They Can’t Draw

Does your teenager say things like, “I can’t draw! I’m no good at art! I draw like a kid!” Are you discouraged to see your teen, who used to love drawing, give up in frustration? Maybe you look at his drawings and say, “Well, they don’t look so horrible. They’re better than they used to(…)

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Homeschool Art Using The AtmosFlare 3D Pen

Homeschool Art Using The AtmosFlare 3D Pen

I am art challenged. I am a concrete thinker and absolute kind of mind. My daughter on the other hand is more of a free spirit. While I wouldn’t say she is uber artistic, I would say that she LOVES art! Anytime we can get into an art project of some kind is a good(…)

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Celebrate Summer with Art

Celebrate Summer with Art

Summer is coming! Summer is coming! With that said I am making a push this year to prevent “summer slide”. What is “summer slide” you ask? It is that amount of learning/knowledge that kids lose over the summer months while their brains aren’t actively engaged. I want my kids to be able to do fun(…)

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Springtime Splendor: Mixed Media Art for Kids

Springtime Splendor: Mixed Media Art for Kids

We have been loving all these mixed media art classes. From fall to winter, Valentine’s Day, and now spring!! These classes are complex enough for adults and teens but varied enough that kids as young as eight can enjoy these Mixed Media Art for Kids workshops. The magic of springtime is in the air! Flowers are(…)

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Valentines Day Art Workshop

Valentines Day Art Workshop

I think Valentine’s Day is the holiday that was meant for me. I only say this because red is my favorite color, hearts my favorite symbol and two my favorite number! Sensing a pattern here? Therefore I am super excited to be taking this Valentines Day Art Workshop! The Valentine’s Day Mixed Media Workshop offers instant(…)

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