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Awesome Art Projects for Boys

When I first started making crafts with my kids, my boys were a little…reluctant. And it’s understandable. Some craft projects are clearly designed with girls in mind. Plus, it can be tough to get them thinking creatively, especially if they’re a little shy. So I was excited to find some awesome art projects for boys that …

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Fun Homeschooling Art Ideas

“What a child doesn’t receive he can seldom later give”. – P. D. James Research suggests that studying “Art” as a subject plays a vital role in a child’s curriculum. The benefits are far-reaching – from stimulating cognitive and creative skills to strengthening problem-solving ability. Schools and governments, however, have always lacked interest in cultural …

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7+ Fathers Day Finger Painting Ideas (last minute gifts)

Father’s Day is less than a week away!  If you are like me, it has come along way too quickly.  Nothing makes Dad feel appreciated more than a handmade gift, especially one that comes from his children. These last minute Father’s Day Finger Painting Ideas will help you and the kids come up with ideas …

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Over 28 Coloring Pages for Adults

Have you joined the coloring page craze?  I guess, technically, I have.  Although, I have colored my entire life and didn’t need for it to become popular to do it. LOL! I am really loving all the detailed coloring pages that are out there now.  From flowers to animals, these coloring pages for adults create …

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Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas (NYC)

I love non-candy or non-edible Easter basket ideas for two reasons: 1. We have food allergies in the house, and 2. Non-edibles last way longer after Easter has come and gone! Here are my picks for a non-candy filled Easter Basket this year: eeBoo Conversation Art Cards I adore eeBoo products- known for their high-quality, …

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B is for Bugs! {Preschool Alphabet}

Hope school is going well for you and the family! I know we’ve been having a blast reading books, creating themes, and learning, learning, learning!  Today we’ll be working on another preschool alphabet activity: B is for Bugs! We’ve been reading the book, I Like Bugs, which is an especially good book if you’re starting …

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P is for Pumpkins {Preschool Alphabet}

Man, do I ever love the fall.  The weather today was perfect!  Sunny skies, nice breeze.  Just a tiny bit of crispness in the air.  Perfect for spending the day outside: running around, playing on the slide, and painting pumpkins!  One of the farmer’s markets in downtown Erie always sells these tiny pumpkins (I think …

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Homeschooling Fun: How to Draw a Comic Strip

As a homeschooling mom, I struggle to find real art thing for my kids to do… you know, besides just coloring pictures!  Kids love to get involved in contests, as Bob Weber knows! “Oh Brother!” Comic strip illustrator and writer Bob Weber, Jr. offers kids and parents step by step instructions on cartooning Bob Weber, …

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