3 Ways I Taught My Children About Fine Art

*this post contains affiliate links for your convenience. “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together,” said Vincent van Gogh. This is so true of homeschooling- you continue to chip away at a subject until you master it. You don’t have to bog down your children with hours of instruction and … Continue Reading

Loving Easy Art Projects: Mosaics & Sensory

*this post contains affiliate links for your convenience. I love art projects that will please both my 10 year old daughters and two year old son. It’s a struggle finding an activity that will entertain all three for a desirable amount of time; usually I find myself trying to do two different things, for two … Continue Reading

Making Arts & Crafts Meaningful for Young Children

The first step towards making arts and crafts meaningful for young children is understanding the difference between art and craft. CRAFT To craft is to make something beautiful that you will use. To knit a scarf or build a chair is craft, because you will use those items to meet a practical need. One needs … Continue Reading

Hand-sewn Puppets! (Kids Activity)

Recently my *youngest* daughter has been hounding me to start sewing again. We’ve done a few sewing projects in the past, mainly mini pillows or patching up ripped clothes (Daddy loved it when she stitched up his ripped pants…with pink thread lol), but I wasn’t sure what I should guide her to do next. I’m … Continue Reading