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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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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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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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