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Paper Snowflake Craft

Paper Snowflake Craft

Here in New York the winter is long and usually snow-filled. Snow is fun and fascintaing for most kids. One of the things our kids like to do is this paper snowflake craft. Creating paper snowflakes is easy and fun. While it can be as simple as just making cuts in paper, you can also(…)

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Winter Wonderland: Mixed Media Workshop

Winter Wonderland: Mixed Media Workshop

If you loved The Art of Fall: Mixed Media Workshop for Kids then you are sure to love this Winter Wonderland: Mixed Media Workshop! I am super excited about this one because it includes fabulous Christmas gifts, crafts and decorations to make! At this time of year we love to make homemade gifts and decorations(…)

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The Art of Fall: Mixed Media Workshop for Kids

The Art of Fall: Mixed Media Workshop for Kids

Art is one of those subjects that do not fall in my strength category. Not only am I not artistic, but I don’t enjoy it either. Therefore when it comes to art I am always looking for ways to include it that don’t require too much from me. I am super excited about this new(…)

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Kiwi Crate – Kids Craft Subscription

Kiwi Crate – Kids Craft Subscription

Hands on crafts and art projects are not my strong suit. I am not creative enough to come up with something on my own, and I often tire of searching around to find supplies for things I find online or in a book. This is not great news for my youngest who LOVES to do(…)

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Easy Do-It Yourself Face Painting

Easy Do-It Yourself Face Painting

Have you ever been to an event, say a festival or party, where someone was painting faces?  Did you ever have your child tugging at your shirt insisting they must participate in said painting of faces? Wouldn’t it be great to be able to do the face painting yourself? With Easy Do-It Yourself Face Painting(…)

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See The Light May/June Specials & Giveaway

See The Light May/June Specials & Giveaway

Have you checked out May & June’s See the Light special yet? GOD’S RUNAWAY DELUXE GIFT SET is on special during the month of May and June! In God’s Runaway the children will engage and learn how God told his prophet Jonah to go to Nineveh, but Jonah was determined to disobey … The shocking(…)

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A Spring Chalk Pastels Art Tutorial & Spring Nature Study Resources

A Spring Chalk Pastels Art Tutorial & Spring Nature Study Resources

Here in New York spring is coming around late as usual.  But that doesn’t mean we can’t prepare to get outside and explore nature!  While others actually get to get outside to see bird nests, we are just creating them in art class!  Using the Spring Chalk Pastels Art Tutorial from Southern Hodgepodge we have(…)

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St. Patrick’s Day Craft ~ Tissue Paper Shamrock

St. Patrick’s Day Craft ~ Tissue Paper Shamrock

Every year in March St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated.  Saint Patrick’s Day or the Feast of Saint Patrick is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on 17 March. It is named after Saint Patrick, the most commonly recognized of the patron saints of Ireland.  This is a fun and easy St. Patrick’s Day Craft called(…)

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How I Teach Homeschool High School Fine Arts

How I Teach Homeschool High School Fine Arts

Here in New York State we have pretty strict homeschool regulations. In order to homeschool high school you have to meet a certain number of credit hours in specific subjects. For Fine Arts which includes things like music, art, and theater we are required to have 1 Unit (credit hour) which is the equivalent of(…)

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3 Fun Snowman Activities

3 Fun Snowman Activities

1. Build a Snowman If you have snow in your area head out and build a snowman! Grab buttons, a carrot, hat and scarf and any other fun accessories you may want to add from your house to don your snowman. Or you can order a fun Dress Your Own Snowman Kit to decorate your(…)

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Upcycling to Promote Arts & Crafts in Your Homeschool

Upcycling to Promote Arts & Crafts in Your Homeschool

Image from: ThisIsColossal.com Arts and crafts can be very enjoyable for all involved in the homeschooling experience. While some may think that it’s an unnecessary subject in order to teach children then basics, you can always improve the situation by teaching children about different mediums and why they are used. Have you ever thought about upcycling(…)

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A Simple Start in Christmas Chalk Pastels

A Simple Start in Christmas Chalk Pastels

As most of you know I am always looking to add art into our homeschool. My goal has been to engage the kids in at least one art project per month. This month I have had the opportunity to review and use A Simple Start in Christmas Chalk Pastels from Southern Hodgepodge. Using the Christmas(…)

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