Sitting at the table with two other mother’s from my daughter’s preschool class, reading my daughter’s answer to a series of questions about me I began to laugh out loud. “My mommy loves to go to Chick Fil A because McDonald’s isn’t her thing.” Just then my precious girl walked on stage with the rest […]
Red-faced and frustrated my daughter proclaimed her art was worthless. Not good enough. Perfectionism had struck again. What had started as an opportunity to bond over an activity we both enjoyed had quickly become a comparison. Looking at my drawings next to hers she was unable to see the beauty in her own work. The […]
Today, my oldest daughter and I spent some time making marbleized 4-leaf clovers decorations to hang up around the house. Marbleizing paper is one of our favorite quick art activities. It looks a lot harder than it actually is and while it can get a little messy a quick rinse cleans it all up. It really is worth a try if you’ve never done it before. Here’s how.
There’s just a few weeks until Christmas. I’m not sure where the time went! Anyway, my family, especially my girls’ grandparents, always want pictures of my kids for Christmas. Plus, the girls L-O-V-E to make presents. So,why not combine the two into some fabulous photo gifts that the kids can make? After deciding to make […]
This time of year is so much fun. There are a ton of awesome winter themes that can be used in the classroom. But, my favorite winter theme is gingerbread. I love the way it smells. Plus, the kids love making gingerbread and decorating gingerbread men. Big kids get just as into gingerbread as little […]